Healthiest Pancakes Ever

Buckwheat Protein Pancakes (Adapted from Thrive)

I didn't get a picture of them because we ate them so fast, they were that good.
1 cup buckwheat flour
1/4 cup ground flaxseed
1/4 cup hemp protein ($12 at sprouts)
1 cup water
1 cup vanilla coconut milk
1 banana
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg

In a bowl mix buckwheat flour, flaxseed, hemp protein, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  In a food processor/blender combine water milk and banana.  Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients.  Heat over medium heat.  Heating the pancakes too high will destroy all of the essential amino acids packed in this pancake.  Top pancakes with pure maple syrup or agave.  I made these the other day and they were delicious!  I thought they were going to be awful but I loved them.  I will definitely be making these a lot.  Don't be afraid of the hemp protein, you can't even taste it in the pancakes. 

Why they are so healthy:
Buckwheat:  buckwheat is not a wheat, it is a pseudograin.  It contains eight essential amino acids.

Hemp protein: Hemp's protein is complete and contains all 10 essential amino acids.  Hemp protein helps boost the body's immune system.  Hemp protein is easily digested and because it is raw they maintain naturally high levels of vitamins, minerals, balanced fats, antioxidants, fiber, and chlorophyll. 

Flaxseed:  Has the highest level of omega-3, an essential fatty acid.  Omega 3 plays an important role in metabolism of fat.  A daily dose of 10 grams (1 tablespoon) of ground flaxseeds will hep the body burn body fat as fuel.  This will help anyone who wants to lose body fat. 

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