EASTER PROBIOTIC GUMMIES

EASTER PROBIOTIC GUMMIES

Happy Easter peeps!  I love holidays and celebrations, but I am always looking for healthy alternatives to traditional store-bought treats that are full of sugar.  As we know sugar is a big NO-NO, not only bad to our health but also to our skin. Since my sister gave up gummies for lent this year, I decided I would treat her to some yummy homemade nutritious gummies on Easter (when she can finally eat them).

This recipe is so easy to make with great health benefits –

1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice ( you can play with the amount of lemon juice, depending on how sour you like them)

1/4 cup of water

1 cup of frozen mixed berries

3 tablespoons of honey (or sweetener of choice)

2 teaspoons of probiotic (I used Beauty Chef’s Glow)

¼ cup of Bulletproof Collagelatin

Place the lemon juice, water, frozen berries, and probiotic in Nutribullet or blender and blend until smooth.

Next, in a small sauce pan on low heat, place berry mix, honey, and Collagelatin.  Mix constantly for about 5 minutes until all lumps are softened and add to the molds.  Place in the freezer for about 10 minutes.

Lemon – is good source of Vitamin C and is full of antioxidants.

Berries are full of antioxidants which are great for the skin!

Probiotics – we’ve all heard that beauty starts from within right? Probiotics help with our gut; healthy gut = healthy skin! This can be substituted for another supplement of your liking (Vitamin C or spirulina just to name a few)

Collagelatin – This amazing supplement is a mix of collagen and gelatin.  It contains amino acids such as: glycine, proline, hydroxyproline, aiding with smoother skin, stronger joints, and better sleep.

 

 

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