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Red Tart Cherry and Chia Seed Energy Gel

Easy to make red tart cherry and chia seed energy gel, full of antioxidants and anti inflammatory properties.
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Course: Energy Gel
Calories: 104kcal
Author: I.Run.On.Nutrition

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup frozen tart cherries
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon honey

Instructions

  • Add orange juice and cherries to your blender jar.
  • For Blendtec: Use SPEED 10 and blend 10 seconds then press PULSE or "X" to stop.
  • For Vitamix: Start on speed 1, turn machine on and increase to speed 10 then flip to high. Blend for 10 seconds then turn off.
  • Add in chia seeds and salt. (It will be slightly foamy on top). Let chia mixture sit for 5 minutes, then give a good stir. Let sit for another 2-3 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Put blender jar back on it's base and add honey.
  • For Blendtec and Vitamix, use SPEED 5 until combined, approx. 5-10 seconds. It should be thick.
  • Pour slightly less than 1/4 cup of gel into 5 individual snack size plastic baggies.
  • Freeze until the night before a run or workout. Place in fridge to thaw & Enjoy before or during your workout!
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes

Nutrition

Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1.5g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 60mg