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Fonio Pancake Mix
Iron is an essential mineral and component of hemoglobin, the molecule responsible for carrying oxygen within the red blood cells and transporting it to the lungs and rest of the body. Iron is also necessary in maintaining healthy skin, hair, nails and cells.
Fonio Pancake Mix provides a supply of calcium which is best known for strengthening and helping build new bone and teeth. Calcium also plays a role in the nervous system, muscle contractions, hormone regulation, blood clotting and blood vessel function.
Low Glycemic Index
The glycemic index (GI) is a scale that ranks carbohydrate-rich foods by how much they raise the blood sugar levels compared with a standard food such as white bread or sugar. Fonio grain and flour rank low on the GI scale among other grains such as stone-ground whole wheat, pumpernickel, oat bran and barley.
more iron than other pancake mixes
more calcium than other pancake mixes
No better way to start your day than with our Gluten Free Fonio Flour Pancakes. A delicious breakfast option, rich in iron and fibre.
- 3 eggs
- 1 tea spoon of vanilla extract
- 1 tb spoon of sugar (or alternative)
- 1 ¼ cup of milk (or alternative)
Combine all ingredients above in a bowl. Add Farafena’s Fonio Pancake Mix and stir until smooth. Heat a lightly oiled frying pan over medium heat. Pour or scoop batter using about ¼ cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot. Makes 6 to 8 pancakes.
Farafena’s Fonio Pancake Mix contains: Fonio flour (gluten free), salt, baking powder and chia seeds
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Five superfoods. Endless possibilities.
At Farafena, we think eating well should be easy. That’s why we offer nutrient-rich superfoods that fit into your daily routine. Add a dash of Baobab to your smoothie, Moringa to your dressings, or swap out flour for Fonio – it’s that simple to eat “super.”