When I was a few years younger and much smaller, I don't ever remember having bananas in the house, purely because mum wasn't keen, something about the texture, however now I can't get enough, but I do love a little vacation from them one in a while. So this is another cute little recipe for those with a gluten intolerance who either aren't fans of bananas or sometimes love a little vacay... These little guys have Yoghurt which makes them a little fluffier - giving rise to the name 'hotcake'. This recipe is pretty plain, so you can spruce them up with any flavour you like, Sweet or Savoury!
Because we love pancakes in the mornings, we like to add a bit of Aztec madness in the form of Lucuma and Mesquite, which gives a bit of natural sweeteness plus some Protien powder to boost the protein content (which is optional), we also made some Chia Jam to accompany the nibs (chia contains the perfect combo of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids to support health as well as Protien). You can also make savoury ones for a entrée with cream cheese, chives and salmon.
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20% of the human body is made up of protein, we require protein for growth and repair of the cells in our body (bones, blood, muscles etc). Amino Acids are the building blocks of protein, our bodies produce most of them, except for 9 essential amino acids which we have to get from food sources. Mesquite contains 10% protein as well as other vitamins and minerals to aid sustained energy.
Although the name suggest's wheat, it is not a wheat at all and is a great alternative for those with a gluten intolerance. It has been suggested to do all manner of wonderful things for the health. Recent studies suggest that of all the things suggested, buckwheat's high levels of rutin, which has been linked to potentially helping cognitive function/memory, insulin and blood sugar management.
When all other sweeteners are highly processed, we opt for either Honey (from the hive) or Maple Syrup (from the tree). If something has to be significantly processed to become something else before we consume it, then surely logic dictates that its probably not that good for you... and may be causing other health issues that your not aware of.
If you're not vegan and love honey you can reap the health benefits, including; soothes the throat, better than sugar for diabetics, anti-oxidants, helps heart health, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, helps counter pollen allergies and natural energy source.