Vegan Pancakes with Seeds
Total time: about 25 minutes
Makes: about six pancakes
2,5-deciliter wheat flour
2-deciliter graham flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon flaxseeds
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 big or 2 small bananas
3 tablespoons canola oil or olive oil
4-deciliter soymilk or almond milk
Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Then mash the banana and pour it in the mixture together with the oil and the milk. Mix until smooth. Heat a little bit of vegetable butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Then add a few tablespoons of the batter to the pan and cook until golden on both sides.
Serve with plant-based whipped cream and cinnamon. Hope you enjoy these delicious vegan pancakes with seeds! 🙂
Some interesting facts about the seeds
Chia seeds come from the plant Salvia Hispanica and a very long time ago it was an important food for the Maya and Aztec people. Chia means strength in the Mayan language.
Chia seeds are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, calcium and magnesium, which can help reduce high cholesterol and inflammation, and protect the body from cancer and aging. These seeds also contain zinc and vitamins B1, B2 and B3, and they are a superb protein source for vegans.
Flaxseeds may have been the first cultivated superfood on the planet.
One of the most nutrient-rich foods in the world is flaxseeds. They contain for instance; protein, fiber, Omega-3, selenium, iron, copper, zinc, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, and vitamin B6. Which can help you reduce sugar cravings, improve digestion, and give you healthier nails, hair, and skin. Flaxseeds are also high in antioxidants which are ideal for the cellular health and the hormone balance. And if you eat these seeds regularly it may help you reduce the number of flu and colds. Flaxseeds may also contribute to fighting ovarian, breast, colon and prostate cancer and they can also prevent or reverse heart disease.