Blueberry Protein Pancakes

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Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop Vega Protein Powder
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1 tbsp Almond Milk
  •  2 egg whites OR 1/4 cup flax egg replacement*
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • Blueberries

*To make flax egg replacement 1 tbsp ground flaxseed with 3 tbsp water

Completely mash banana with the almond milk and gradually stir in remaining ingredients until batter is smooth. Spray low-fat cooking spray into skillet and turn on med-low heat. Slowly pour batter into pan and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side. Top with berries and drizzle with real maple syrup or agave nectar :)

Makes 2 servings

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Blueberries & Avocado Salad with Lime

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup washed organic blueberries
  • 1/2 avocado, cubed
  • 1 tsp Chia Seeds
  • Juice from 1/2 lime
  • Stevia

In a bowl, add  blueberries, avocado and chia seeds. Whisk together juice of 1/2 a lime with a packet of stevia and pour over fruit, mixing all together gently.

I love this salad so much, I got it from Kimberly Snyder’s Beauty Detox Foods … I love to bring it to the beach or to picnics, or even use it as a dip!

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Blueberries 

Blueberries are a delicious little ways to stay healthy, beautiful and stress free. They are ranked number one in antioxidant power, which help protect from harmful free radicals that can damage your skin. The manganese in blues also aid in metabolism energy. Just a handful satisfies 25% of your Vitamin C needs aiding in collagen formation, keeping your skin youthful and plump and reduces inflammation. The manganese in blues also aid in metabolism energyThe Texas Woman’s University found that the polyphenols in them can reduce fat tissue from developing in your body! One cup has only 80 calories and virtually no fat.

For nutritional information on avocados, see my Avocado Kale Sandwich 

My Favorite Salads

 

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Tempeh Berry Salad

{Strawberries, Blueberries, Cucumbers, Avocados, Chia Seeds, Romaine and Grilled Miso Tempeh}

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Goji Goddess Salad

{Goji berries, blueberries, pumpkin seeds, cucumbers, avocado, hemp seeds on kale}

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Rainbow Kale Salad

{Roasted red and orange beets, cherries, quinoa, shredded carrots, tomatoes, avocado, slivered almonds, romaine and Swiss chard}

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Raspberry Avocado Salad

With cucumbers, pumpkin seeds, sliced almonds, and chia seeds over mixed greens