Want to perk up flagging energy levels, support your immune system? Then try these Immune boosting bliss balls. These delicious bliss balls are much lower in sugar than many traditional recipes and packed with antioxidants and protein. The combination of turmeric, goji and orange gives these a wonderful vibrant colour while helping to lower inflammation in the body. Using colostrum is a great way to support a healthy immune system and promote healing of the gut too.
Difficulty – Easy
Time – 15 minutes preparation
Makes 25 bites
What’s good about it?
Taking colostrum is one of the best ways to increase sIgA levels in your body which in turn supports our innate immune system. Colostrum will help to balance your immune system, reduce the inflammatory cytokines and supporting healing of the gut. See our blog on colostrum for more information
- Place all the ingredients in a food processor except the goji berries and puffed rice and process until the mixture starts to come together. Add the puffed rice and goji berries and continue to process to break up the goji berries slightly.
- Take spoonfuls of the mixture and roll into balls. Place on a tray or plate. Store in the fridge until needed. These will keep in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Did You Know?
The bulk of your immune system lies within your gut. Bovine colostrum has been shown to help strengthen the gut during particularly stressful situations – this includes intense training which is why colostrum is so popular with athletes. Its natural antibiotics it contains can help athletes ward off sickness and infection during peak exercise routines.
20g desiccated coconut
60g Colostrum powder – I use COLODAN
1tbsp coconut syrup, optional
Pinch of sea salt
65g / ¼ cup cashew nut butter
60g / 1 small orange peeled
60g puffed plain brown rice cereal
30g / ¼ cup goji berries