Pomegranate & Orange Grapefruit Gummies

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Everyone loves a good gummy, but who wants high fructose corn syrup and chemicals?

This version is as healthy and natural as possible while keeping true to the taste and texture of the gummies.


Ingredients

 1 cup orange juice, (not from concentrate/no pulp)
1 cup grapefruit juice
4 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon orange blossom water
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
11/3 tablespoon agar powder
1/2 tablespoon agar flakes
2 tablespoon pomegranates, blended and strained, or 2 cups pomegranate juice
1 tablespoon rosewater
Monk Fruit 


Directions

 

1) Pour your grapefruit and orange juice, maple syrup, orange blossom, vanilla into a saucepan and bring to a boil.

2) Bring your liquid to a fast boil on a high heat for 5 minutes and pour into a small 4x4 in mold that is lined with saran wrap or a silicone candy mold.

3) Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

4) If using a 4x4 mold, cut in 1 1/2 in squares. Before serving, roll in monk fruit.

5) In another sauce pan, pour your pomegranate juice, rosewater, and bring to a boil.

6) Repeat steps 2-4.

PURE BLISS

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An Amazing Grab-n-Go Snack

What are chia seeds?
Chia seeds are a "whole grain" food, are usually grown organically, are non-GMO and naturally free of gluten. Bottom Line Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. They are loaded with fiber, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids and various micronutrients


Ingredients

2 1/2 tablespoons flax seeds
1 cup almonds
3/4 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup cocoa nibs
1/4 cup raw cocoa powder
3 tablespoons raw maca powder (optional)
3 tablespoons chia seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons spirulina powder
1 teaspoon ground cardamom1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pinch Pink Himalayan Sea Salt1 cup Medjool dates, pitted
1/2 cup tahini
1/2 cup almond butter
1/3 cup honey (local for health benefits)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut


Directions

1) Soak flax seeds in a bowl of water for 10 minutes. Drain.
2) Blend almonds in a food processor or blender until finely chopped; transfer to a bowl. Mix sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, cocoa nibs, cocoa powder, maca powder, chia seeds, spirulina powder, cardamom, cinnamon, and salt into almonds.
3) Process dates in the food processor or blender; add to almond mixture.
4) Combine tahini, almond butter, honey, and vanilla extract in a separate bowl. Slowly mix almond mixture into tahini mixture until it holds together. Form mixture into bite-size balls.
5) Spread coconut in a shallow bowl. Roll the balls in the coconut until coated. Chill balls in the refrigerator, at least 30 minutes.