BY: Lively Staff

April 29, 2014

Breakfast Options with Vital Proteins

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It fuels your body for the day ahead. Why not mix in a little added protein?

Baked Eggs with Smoked Salmon

What better way to start off your day than with the melt in your mouth, fluffy, golden circle that is the pancake? Often times, commercial pancake mix and homemade pancakes are made with regular old flour and sweeteners that the Paleo lifestyle suggests to avoid. Did you know you could make a completely, whole based nutrition pancake with all natural, real food? It’s as easy as whipping up a normal pancake batter recipe.

If you’re on the Paleo diet or avoiding gluten, these pancakes are perfect. Vital Proteins Collagen adds protein and beneficial amino acids to traditional, otherwise nutritionally empty pancakes. Plus, they taste great.

 

Gelatin Pancakes Recipes

1 egg
1 ripe banana, smashed
1 tablespoon Vital Proteins Collagen Protein
1 tablespoon coconut oil for cooking

Directions
Stir together the egg and banana and gently stir in the collagen protein.

Heat the coconut oil and cook the batter for 2-3 minutes on each side.

This will produce a nice, fluffy pancake while avoiding white flour and other undesirables.

Oatmeal with Collagen Peptides

Ingredients
1 tbs grass-fed, organic butter
1 cup steel cut oats
3 cups water, boiled
1 cup organic, grass-fed milk
1/8 cup pure maple syrup
2 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides

Directions
1. In a pot, melt the butter and stir in the oats. Stir for a couple of minutes to toast.
2. Add boiling water and reduce the heat to let simmer for 25-30 minutes.
3. Stir in milk and let simmer for another 5-10 minutes.
4. Stir in maple syrup and Collagen Peptides and spoon out into a bowl.
5. Enjoy!

These are two easy ways to mix Vital Proteins into your morning and start the day off with natural protein and amino acids like glycine, proline, arginine and alanine.

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