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Evolution Organics Protein Pancake

Did you know that you should include some form of protein with every meal? And that most people in the UK eat too much low-quality protein like processed meats and cheeses and not enough good quality protein like grass fed beef, wild salmon, organic chicken, quinoa and hemp. Gosh, I’m learning so much in this job…. I’ve just started to add some protein powder to my breakfast shake and this got me thinking about where else I could incorporate protein powder, other than a drink.

The amount of quality protein in our diet is the single most important factor in influencing fat loss and lean body mass. Quality protein also helps you sustain muscle during weight loss, improve muscle fitness, improve immunity and improve antioxidant function – all of which contribute towards optimal fitness levels over time.

Every month I create recipes that incorporate nutritional ingredients and try them out in the Evolution Organics Kitchen, tweaking as I go. I tried these pancakes last week for my breakfast and loved them – they made a nice change. It’s good for our bodies to alternate from where we obtain our protein plus not everyone has the time to make a substantial meal. With these pancakes at least, you know your body is getting a good quality protein hit. I used Sun Warrior Blend Vanilla Protein but you could experiment with others.

Sun Warrior Blend Protein is a raw, plant-based protein – an easily-digestible, nutrient- dense superfood, perfect for those who want to be ultra-healthy and fit. It’s the perfect protein for managing weight, curbing appetite, raising metabolism and giving you lots of energy.

So, here’s the recipe and I hope you like it:

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop (30g) Sun Warrior Blend Protein
  • 4 tbls oats
  • ½ ripe banana
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • Couple drops of vanilla extract
  • 10 drops of stevia
  • 150ml almond or oat milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Coconut butter for frying

Method

Mix the dry ingredients into a bowl, add the mashed banana and the beaten egg. Then slowly add the almond or oat milk until you have a runny mixture. If it’s too thick add some more milk. Add 1 tbls of coconut butter to your frying pan, once hot add a large spoonful of your mixture to the pan. Cook for about 2mins on each side until lovely and golden. Keep warm in the oven while you cook the rest.

Serve hot with berries, sliced banana and a small drizzle of maple syrup!

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More About The Author - Henry Maitland

Henry Maitland I've been working in the health and fitness world and have been studying related subjects for over 20 years. I started out studying sports science and human biology in 1994 and went on to qualify and work as a masseur in 1996 than as a personal trainer in 2001. I then went on to qualify as a CHEK practitioner and Holistic Lifestyle Coach in 2002. These are both multi stage qualifications and I spent ten years working my way through the more advanced levels and the epic reading lists that go with them. I still have Chek level 4 to look forward to and in the coming years plan to travel to San Diego and finish the journey. I took a brief break from my studies with the CHEK institute in 2007 to qualify as a St John's certified Neuromuscular Therapist and returned in 2008 and 2009 to complete the level 3 CHEK certifications. 4 years ago I started studying with the four winds institute of energy medicine in America which is formed from the ancient shamanic healing techniques of the South American Q'ero Indians. This combined with the works of David; R Hawkins MD brought together for me the most extraordinary revelation as to dynamics of true health and wellness. I continue to read and study on my own path guided by those that I have studied with previously as I continue my research in to the many subjects that form the health equation. I have been running my own business, Core Evolution, for the last 12 years. I spend the majority of my time taking people through advanced holistic rehabilitation programmes and work on all areas of the Evolution Cycle of health (although not at the same time!) I very much hope I can share some of what I have discovered with you through the Evolution Organics blog. In health, chi, and happiness. Henry Maitland C.H.E.K practitioner level 3 St Johns Certified Neuromuscular therapist levels 1-8 C.H.E.K HLC level 3 C.H.E.K certified golf biomechanic ITEC certified Remedial masseur Shamanic healer - The four winds institute

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