I love berries, and strawberries usually don’t make it to the top of my list, but last night, I had the most delicious strawberries and couldn’t stop thinking about them. Maybe it was fate, because while I was browsing for a Paleo chicken recipe, I ended up stumbling upon this “Strawberry Lemonade Gummies” by Steph Gaudreau from “Stupid Easy Paleo“. I know, I know, every time I mention a website, I always talk about how much I love it, but I swear I’m not lying. C’mon now, how can anyone not LOVE easy recipes!
As per the recipe, I washed a pound of strawberries and chopped them up into small chunks:
Try not to eat them because I know I was tempted to!
Threw the chopped bits into a pot, along with a cup of water and brought it to a boil, then lowered the heat to a simmer for about 10 minutes. The original recipe requires coconut water, but I circled the supermarket three times without any luck so I left empty handed.
I let the boiled strawberries cool for a bit then blended the mixture until smooth.
Continuing to follow the recipe, I poured the blended strawberries into the pot then added my lemon zest, lemon juice and a tablespoon of honey.
After stirring the ingredients together, I added my gelatin, making sure to whisk in between each spoonful. I didn’t pay attention and stirred with a spoon, but then I realized my mistake when my gelatin wasn’t blending properly. Ahhh, more kitchen mishaps!
After mixing all my gelatin into the strawberry lemon mixture, I poured it into a baking tin then popped it into the fridge.
And here is the final product! (After leaving it in the fridge for close to two hours). I apologize for the poor photo quality, but it was dark by the time I snapped the photo.
Not being biased, but it tastes pretty good! It’s not sweet at all, just a tangy with a nice lemony after taste. I’m not very good at describing anything, but “refreshing” is probably the word that pops into my head first.
Would you guys give this a shot? Let me know! 🙂