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FMTV - Lemon Turmeric Energy Balls

Lemon Turmeric Energy Balls

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Series: Pre & Post Workout Snacks | Episode: 3 | Runtime: 01m 54s | Release date: 2017

This segment features: Rachel Morrow.

Before your afternoon or evening workout, top up your tank with one of these energizing balls.

Why It's Good For You:

During the day you run your tank dry. Most of us often feel sluggish in the afternoon and look for a pick-me-up to give us the boost before our training session. It is important to feed your body carbohydrates before your afternoon workout for a consistent energy release during training. This recipe contains medjool dates and oats for a hit of carbohydrates, fats from almonds and chia seeds to slow down the energy release, and lemon and turmeric as preventative measure against post-workout inflammation.

Featuring:
Rachel Morrow

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Milenka Jeretic | 4 months ago
Hello, once yo make this bliss balls, how long can you keep them in the refrigerator?
To take away what kind of container is better?
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Karelle | FMTV | 4 months ago
Hello Milenka. You can keep them in the fridge for up to 3 days. Be sure to keep them in an airtight container. Enjoy! ~ Karelle
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Gazzy | 12 months ago | Edited 6 months ago
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Gazzy | 12 months ago | Edited 6 months ago
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Joyce Ann Solomon | FMTV | 12 months ago
Hello there, we suggest using Flax seed instead of chia. Also as for coconut here are some examples of alternatives that you can try: for coconut milk you can use yogurt or almond milk, for shredded coconut, you may use grated nuts like almond or brazil nuts. Hope this helps :) ~ Joyce
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Geree Martin | 1 year, 2 months ago
The same recipe on Foodmatters.com calls for 1/2 cup activated almonds or cashews. This recipe does not mention activating. Does it matter?
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Karelle | FMTV | 1 year, 2 months ago
Hello Geree. We're sorry for the confusion. It is best to activate nuts and seeds before adding them to your recipes because the substances which block nutrient absorption are disabled, whilst their beneficial nutrients remain intact. We end up with a delicious, nutritious snack that our bodies can easily digest and absorb! :) ~ Karelle
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Barbara Couchman | 1 year, 4 months ago
Silly question. How do I grind turmeric? I have turmeric root.
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Jasmin Habelito | FMTV | 1 year, 4 months ago
Hi Barbara! You can use a simple grinder to do the job. After grinding, you may strain them through a strainer and grind again the large particles. Hope this helps! ~ Jasmin ❤
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Sage Bixby-McDonald | 1 year, 5 months ago
I don't have a food processor. Would a blender or NutriBullet work for this type of dough? Thanks!
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