Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Gummy Stars

This is a Mommypotamus recipe, which I found  posted on the Auckland Mums: Super Nutrition for Babies and Beyond facebook page.

I'm in the mode of thinking of Xmas recipes at the moment, and these would be a great recipe for GAPS kids who are ok on honey.

  • 1/3 cup lemon (or lime) juice (about 3 large lemons)
  • 3 Tbs gelatin
  • 3 Tbs honey
  • Mummypotamus added some natural food colouring, but I didn't and they still came out a nice colour.
Put the lemon juice in a small pan and sprinkle the gelatin on top. When it's softened add the honey, and stir all together over a low heat till the gelatin is dissolved.

The first time, I just poured it into a glass dish, put in the fridge till set, then cut it up into squares. The second time I used some chocolate moulds. They went into the freezer for a while, then into the fridge. I used the pointy end of a sharp knife to prise a corner out, and then peeled each one out. This amount made about 24 gummies.

Now go and visit Mummypotamus and see all her other great recipes, including her guide to the Ultimate GAPS Xmas recipes

She also has a fabulous looking book full of DIY organic beauty recipes. Just what every GAPS household needs.

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