Beetroot is one of the most underrated “super foods” out there! It has numerous health and performance benefits such as the lowering of blood pressure and improving muscle oxygenation during exercise (aerobic energy system) that come as a result of its high nitrate content. So what better way to start the day than eating it for breakfast and you won’t find many tastier ways than as part of this pancake recipe!
- 2 large eggs
- 1 banana
- 1 medium beetroot
- small thumb of ginger
- 1/2 avocado seed
- 1/2 cup oats
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 scoop protein (optional)
If you’ve ever spoken with me about nutrition, you’ll hopefully know that I believe micronutrients (vitamins & minerals) are just as, if not more important than macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates & fats). I believe in nutrient dense meals as a key to healthy living and optimising performance.
As often as I can I will try to share some of the methods I use to increase the beneficial nutrient content of my meals.
First up – Scrambled Eggs! I eat eggs almost everyday for breakfast. They are a great source of protein and healthy fats. They’re also quick and easy to prepare in the morning.