High Protein, Gluten Free Flapjacks

High Protein, Gluten Free Flapjacks

Consider a family activity this weekend and get the kids involved in making some delicious GENESIS® High Protein, Gluten Free Flapjacks.  You can even consider fun shapes if you have moulds at home.  This breakfast will definitely have your family smiling.  Health has never been this easy. 

Better health starts here: Genesis® High Protein, Gluten Free Flapjacks 


(Makes 8 small flapjacks or 6 larger flapjacks)

  • 6 tablespoons (1 x 50 g sachet) GENESIS® High Protein, Gluten Free Powder (Chocolate, Banana or Vanilla)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder (optional if you would like chocolate flapjacks)
  • 1 large banana
  • pinch of salt


Combine the peeled banana, eggs, Genesis, cocoa and salt in a blender. Blend until the mixture is smooth. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. (Add a very thin layer of oil, if you don’t have a non-stick pan.) Cook spoonfuls of the batter until golden brown on both sides (here’s your chance to get the kids to use the shapes). Serve with a fresh fruit of your choice. A drizzle of honey and sprinkle of ground cinnamon will also be delicious.

In the kitchen with food consultant, Heleen Meyer.

Heleen Meyer is an independent food consultant and a household name thanks to her popular cookbooks, articles, TV and radio work. See the video demo below where Heleen prepares our Genesis® High Protein, Dairy-Free Fruit Smoothie.

Our healthy recipes are low GI, packed with protein and free of lactose, wheat and gluten.

Nutritional information per serving (2 flapjacks)



“I have seen too many people, especially in impoverished communities, being fed empty calories. It is our passion to see South Africa develop into a healthy country,” says Michelle Bristow, Genesis Nutritional Products’ CEO.

What are functional foods and why are they important?

Functional foods provide health benefits beyond just energy and essential nutrients. The health promoting and disease preventing properties of these foods has led to a massive upsurge in their consumption. Furthermore, the increase in health care costs and the facts that most of us are living longer, giving momentum to the growing enthusiasm and wide-spread appreciation of how a balanced nutritionally complete diet is key to managing health and improving the body’s immune responses.

Our CEO’s motivation to get involved with functional foods in South Africa.

Donate nutritionally balanced meals: R2.30 per meal

GENESIS® Nutritional Products were developed over a period of two years by a South African dietician, Michelle Bristow, with a keen interest in public health. The product contains 55 key nutrients, including a combination of 23 vitamins and minerals, 19 Amino acids, Omega-3 as well the BIO-MOS® prebiotic and SEL-PLEX®, an organic Selenium. GENESIS® meals provide 3 x more protein than maize meals. Read more.

We’ve received this heart-warming video from Gladys Tshabalala, Elandspoort Pikanini. This is one of the many projects, supported by the Hanna Charity and Empowerment Foundation. Thanks to OUTsurance and Staff helping SA OUT, the Hanna Foundation received 1500 nutrient dense GENESIS® meals during June 2021.

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