Mornings deserve a big bowl of chocolate pancakes? Who’s with me?
It’s a pretty delicious start to the day for both adults and kids! But don’t just stop with cacao, why not add in some amazing veggies to the mix like cauliflower, courgette, spinach, kale! It all helps to meet our a 8 a day and trust me the kids will never know! We combined cauliflower, courgette, ginger and pear with cacao and wholegrain oats!
Did you know that Cacao has the highest plant based source of magnesium which is needed for over 300 chemical reactions within the body including supporting heart health, energy production, muscle relaxation, helps turn glucose into energy enabling your brain to work with clarity and focus, and support blood sugar balance.
Cacao also contains 4 amazing mood boosting chemicals serotonin, tryptophan, tyrosine and phenylethylamine, which can help with those feelings of happiness and wellbeing as well as alleviating symptoms of depression.
Cacao powder promotes healthy digestion and is loaded with antioxidants and has 40x the concentration of antioxidants than blueberries. Not forgetting the whopping 7.3mg per 100g of iron!
Combine that with the amazing veggies, some ginger, and some wonderful wholegrain oats and you have yourself a power house of nutrients to kick start the day!
So who else is with me for the ultimate veggie porridge challenge and see how many wonderful vegetables you can cram into your next breakfast bowl?!!