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Homemade Healthy Gummies for Your Toddler's Snack Time Delight!



Parenthood is all about making sure your little ones get the best, especially when it comes to snacks. As we navigate the winter months, finding a delightful treat that's not only delicious but also nutritious becomes even more essential. Look no further! These homemade sour fruit gummies are a winter-friendly, toddler-approved snack that packs a punch of vitamin C for immunity and gut health.


Why Homemade?

Before we dive into the recipes, let's talk about the beauty of homemade snacks. You have control over the ingredients, ensuring that what your child consumes is fresh, wholesome, and free from unnecessary additives. Plus, making these gummies is a fun indoor activity that you and your little one can enjoy together during chilly winter days!


Recipe 1: Raspberry & Orange Bliss

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen)

  • 3/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice

  • 4 tbsp honey (or agave or maple syrup)

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened gelatin

Instructions:

  1. Blend all ingredients (except gelatin) until smooth.

  2. Heat on medium until slightly bubbling (not a full boil) for 5 minutes, ensuring the gelatin dissolves.

  3. Strain out raspberry seeds using a fine mesh strainer.

  4. Spoon into molds, refrigerate until set, and enjoy these winter-warming treats with your toddler!

Recipe 2: Strawberry Lemonade Delight

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)

  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup filtered water

  • 4 tbsp honey (or agave or maple syrup)

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened gelatin

Instructions:

  1. Blend all ingredients (except gelatin) until smooth.

  2. Heat on medium until slightly bubbling (not a full boil) for 5 minutes, ensuring the gelatin dissolves.

  3. Spoon into molds, refrigerate until set, and watch your toddler enjoy these winter-refreshing fruity delights!

Recipe 3: Ginger Lemon Goodness

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup fresh ginger juice

  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice

  • 1 cup filtered water (or coconut water)

  • 4 tbsp honey (or agave or maple syrup)

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened gelatin

Instructions:

  1. Blend all ingredients (except gelatin) until well mixed.

  2. Heat on medium until slightly bubbling (not a full boil) for 5 minutes, ensuring the gelatin dissolves.

  3. Spoon into molds, refrigerate until set, and let your toddler savor the cozy zesty goodness of winter!

These homemade gummies are not only a delightful winter snack but also a fantastic way to introduce your little ones to the joys of healthy eating. Enjoy the process of creating these treats together, and rest easy knowing you're providing your toddlers with snacks that are as good for their taste buds as they are for their growing bodies. Happy snacking, moms!

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