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These Easy 4-Ingredient Pancakes Can Help Restore Collagen & Taste Delicious

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July 25, 2022

While special occasions may call for something a bit more advanced, everyday breakfast recipes should be simple and nutritious yet still taste delicious. If you're looking for a speedy and tasty option that will keep you full all morning, you've come to the right place. 

Behold: mbg's collagen and banana pancakes. They're fun to make, dairy-free, and packed with skin-loving ingredients.* 

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How to make Collagen & Banana Pancakes. 

Makes 3 pancakes


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  1. In a large bowl, mash up your banana until smooth. 
  2. Then place the remaining ingredients in the bowl and whisk together until well combined. 
  3. Use about ⅓ of the batter to make each pancake. 
  4. After they're cooked, add your favorite toppings.

Why add mbg's collagen? 

Adding a scoop of the mbg beauty & gut collagen+ powder will make this breakfast even more nutrient-dense. Not only will it add 17.7 grams of grass-fed hydrolyzed collagen peptides, but you'll also be getting a hefty dose of other important beauty and gut-centric bioactives, micronutrients, and antioxidants: Biotin, for example, is top-notch for healthy hair and nails; we also include vitamins C and E to enhance your body's collagen production and natural antioxidant defenses.*

After that comes L-glutamine, which provides a building block for protein and is a preferred fuel for the gut. We also include curcuminoids from turmeric root extract and sulforaphane from broccoli seed extract in our blend to help support detoxification and combat oxidative stress.*

Finally, this powder also contains hyaluronic acid, which is the key molecule responsible for keeping skin naturally hydrated1. Think of it as doubling down on inside-out skin hydration.*

A bonus? This powder doesn't leave behind a chalky aftertaste, which makes it an even better addition to your pancake recipe. If you want to switch it up, opt for mbg's chocolate option for a rich (but sugar-free) taste from organic cocoa. Bananas and chocolate are a fabulous pair, wouldn't you say?

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The takeaway. 

Everyday breakfast recipes should be simple and packed with good-for-you ingredients. These collagen-banana pancakes fit the bill, with tons of added benefits, thanks to mbg's winning collagen powder. If you'd like to know more about what's in our blend, you can read up on the full-body benefits here.*

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Hannah Frye
Hannah Frye
mbg Assistant Beauty Editor

Hannah Frye is the Assistant Beauty Editor at mindbodygreen. She has a B.S. in journalism and a minor in women’s, gender, and queer studies from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Hannah has written across lifestyle sections including health, wellness, sustainability, personal development, and more. She previously interned for Almost 30, a top-rated health and wellness podcast. In her current role, Hannah reports on the latest beauty trends, holistic skincare approaches, must-have makeup products, and inclusivity in the beauty industry. She currently lives in New York City.