Can you believe that jello is a health food?
It really is! Especially when it’s made with grass fed gelatin and fresh squeezed juice. As I mentioned the other day, gelatin is a very nourishing food. It helps to repair the gut, promotes healing and growth in the body, is anti-inflammatory and is pro thyroid. Gelatin is also known to promote weight loss and reduce sagging skin and cellulite!
Jello is also a really great way to get kids to eat gelatin! I’ve made jello with several different combinations of fruit juices and coconut water. There hasn’t been a batch my family didn’t like!
How To Make Healthy Homemade Jello
- 4 cups fresh squeezed fruit juice or coconut water
- 3 tablespoons grass fed gelatin (add 1 more tbs if you like your jello really firm)
- 3 tablespoons honey (optional)
- Pour juice in a medium size saucepan.
- Sprinkle gelatin powder over juice and stir.
- Turn the heat on medium-low and bring the juice to a simmer.
- Mix until gelatin is dissolved.
- Turn off heat and add honey if using.
- Pour into a 8x8 square baking dish.
- Refrigerate until jello is set, about 2 hours.
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