My sweet and sour kiwi fruit gelatin goobs

Posted on October 16th, 2014

I’ve been on a gigantic gelatin journey the past few weeks…tweaking and finessing different ways to stir up this amazing healing product (for guts, nails, inflammation) into convenient snacks and breakfast foods.

Kiwi fruit

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Last week I posted my coffee almond gummy squares recipe and previously shared My latest gut health obsession: gelatin post. Given the interest, I figured I’d share another recipe…my favourite combo to date, and one that some say can’t be done.

Yep, in my obsessed reading on the subject, I came across gelatin devotees who somehow think the acid in kiwi stops the gelatin from goobing correctly.

I beg to differ. Massively. These things wobbled out a treat; I added an extra tablespoon of gelatin powder…which suits me fine Read more

Coffee almond gummy squares recipe

Posted on October 7th, 2014

As promised, a gelatin recipe to get you on your way to loving this MEGA POWER food. If you haven’t already, please read my post from last week outlining the thrills and spills of eating gelatin. It’s life-transforming stuff.

My chocolate coffee almond milk gelatin gummy squares - recipe below

My coffee almond milk gelatin gummy squares – recipe below

This one today is an easy one to start with and is a great breakfast-and-coffee-in-one solution. Three or four of these will fill you up a treat. In a good way.

I’ve spent the past few weeks experimenting with the best way to make these things. Everyone has a different technique…but many, I find, fail to recognise they’re destroying enzymes by heating things at the wrong point.  Or they use more dishes over more stages than required. So here, a simple technique to work to. Read more

My latest gut health obsession: gelatin

Posted on September 26th, 2014

You know how a growing number of modern ills – including, and particularly, autoimmune diseases – are now deemed to stem from the gut? And you know how most of us have crook guts that are leaky and nervous and cranky? Yeah?

The simplest gut-healing breakfast a girl can eat: coffee almond milk #gelatin chews (two ingredients: grass-fed beef gelatin with coffee almond milk).

The simplest gut-healing breakfast a girl can eat: coffee almond milk gelatin chews (two ingredients: grass-fed beef gelatin with coffee almond milk), recipe to come soon.

Well, you’d really have to agree that that would make fixing your gut our number one health priority. No?

The boon is this: It’s also something we can do now to fix our various compromised situations. I write about this often and about how food really is the best medicine (not just a jaded slogan). Truly, it is. We can take charge now.

And, so I introduce gelatin. Gelatin is basically cooked collagen and comes form the bones, hides and connective tissues of Read more