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Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes with Collagen Boost

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes with Collagen

Want to try adding collagen to your diet? Head to Further Food and use code ERIN10 at checkout for 10% off!

Hellllllo everyone! Happy Monday all. How was your weekend? Mine was pretty awesome and the weather was pretty great too. I spent so much time outside, between outdoor festivals and my boyfriend’s work’s “Family Day”, I got to soak up the sunshine!

Jumping right into it this morning with an incredibly healthy recipe for lemon poppy seed pancakes. Yes, lemon poppy seed PANCAKES. Holy smokes, these babies were delicious and they seriously scream spring.

Further Food recently reached out to me about becoming a brand ambassador for their collagen products and I was immediately interested. Collagen has been popping up all over the health world recently, have you seen or heard of it? I’ve been using it for the past few months for the health benefits and have seen an incredible difference in my hair and nails.

According to the Further Foods website, studies have shown that in our 20s, our body starts producing less collagen. This steady decline leads to wrinkles, saggy skin, joint stiffness, and weaker bones and many of our diets today aren’t including enough nutrients to help prevent this decline from happening.

The women in my family have always suffered from loss of bone density and at an early age, have been diagnosed with Osteopenia so I’m working to do whatever I can to possibly avoid that situation.

I have been making an effort to add in one scoop of collagen a day into my diet, so I can help to prevent this. It has also been awesome to reap the incredible benefits on my hair, nails, and skin. My hair has picked up some mad speed in the growth department. The texture and health of it is so different than before, too – think long, shiny + strong. But the real thing I’m happy about is that I’m helping to prevent any potential bone loss.

The collagen comes in a powder form and is completely odorless, tasteless, and dissolves completely which makes it super easy to include into any type of meal. I’ve added it to smoothies, baked goods, and coffee so far but I’m so excited to try other ways to incorporate it into my diet. If you want to try it, my friends at Further Food hooked my readers up with a 10% discount if you use the code ERIN10 at checkout!

Now on to the goods…

Let me know if you give these pancakes a try!

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes with Collagen Boost!
 
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Recipe type: Paleo, gluten-free
Cuisine: Breakfast
Serves: 6-8 pancakes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot starch/flour or tapioca flour
  • 1 scoop Further Food collagen
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp. poppy seeds
Instructions
  1. Combine flours, collagen, salt in large bowl.
  2. In small bowl combine water, maple syrup, eggs, and vanilla.
  3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients.
  4. Add in juice and zest of one lemon, then add the poppy seeds.
  5. Stir to combine.
  6. Heat pan to low temperature and cook pancakes SLOWLY. They will take longer than regular pancakes.

 

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