HEALTHY GUMMY SWEETS

healthy gummy sweets with lamees romaney on style africa health and wellness

Did you know that gelatin is really good for your gut health? For those who have leaky gut or gut-related issues, gelatin helps heal and seal your gut. Who would have thought that gummy sweets could be good for you?  Lamees Romaney gives us a HEALTHY GUMMY SWEETS option !

This recipe was inspired by Wellness Mama’s Jelly Babies recipe but I’ve added a couple of additional ingredients. The sweets aren’t as chewy as the store-bought sweets but they’re firm and really good, without the toothache I usually get from store-bought nasties.

Ingredients

2 cups fruit juice (I juiced fresh pineapple and strawberries)
1/2 cup gelatin
1/4 cup raw honey
Optional:
1 teaspoon buffered Vitamin C powder (I used Kirkmans Buffered Vit C)
1 teaspoon Probiotic Powder (I use Metagenics Ultra Synergy)

Method

Mix the juice, probiotics and vitamin C together. Gently heat the fruit juice mixture and honey without bringing to the boil. Remove from heat once simmering.
Slowly sprinkle the gelatin into the juice mixture while blending with an immersion (stick) blender. You can mix it with a whisk but the immersion blender works much quicker and ensures you don’t have any lumps.
Pour into silicone moulds and place in the freezer for 20 minutes until set.

Remove from moulds and enjoy!

NB: Gelatin sets very quickly once removed from heat. It is important to have all your ingredients measured and equipment ready before you start.

ENJOY !

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