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Beet Pancakes with Avocado Mint Sauce

 

I got creative this morning as I wanted to make pink pancakes but was trying to figure out a way without using food colouring. I purchased beet powder a few weeks ago and have been adding it to my smoothies and oatmeal.

 

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Beets are detoxifying, great for the liver and are naturally rich in nitrate, a compound that can improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. The use of beet powder over time may increases athletic performance, although more research needs to be completed to fully back this claim.

 

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These pancakes are made with gluten free oat flour and vegan!Topped with an avocado and mint sauce, this deadly combination will want you coming back for more!