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How to Make Homemade Jello That’s Healthy and Delicious!

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Make homemade jello that's healthy & delicious with these jello recipes. So many flavors to choose from and only healthy ingredients!!

Do you like Jell-O? If I'm being honest, I have to admit that I have never really been a fan of Jell-O.

Unless, of course, it was covered with a GIANT spoonful of whipped cream. My grandma would always make Jell-O and I would smother it in Cool Whip.

Not the healthiest, but good memories. Even though it's not my favorite, my kids love Jell-O, so today I wanted to share how to make homemade Jell-O that's healthy and delicious.

If you check out the ingredient label of your Jell-O, you will find some scary ingredients including, gelatin from unknown sources, maltodextrin, aspartame, not to mention the lovely food dyes.

Jello Ingredients You May Want to Avoid:

Jello Ingredients

But did you know that homemade Jell-O can actually be good for you?

How to Make Homemade Jello That's Healthy and Delicious! | #gelatin #jello #homemade

Gelatin from healthy animals (I use Great Lakes brand) is great for inflammation, allergies, digestion, hair, skin, nails, teeth… The list goes on and on.

Not only can you reap the many health benefits of gelatin with your homemade Jell-O, it is super easy and quick to make. I love this how to video from Mama Natural that shows you how to make your own Jell-O in basically about two minutes.

How to Make Homemade Jell-O:

Homemade Jello Recipes:

All you need to make homemade Jell-O is fruit juice, quality gelatin and a little natural sweetener. The flavor combination possibilities are endless!

Here are some great homemade jello recipes for your enjoyment: 🙂

Berry Jello | Whole Lifestyle Nutrition

Herbal Jello | The Nerdy Farm Wife

Homemade Grape Jello | Girl Meets Nourishment

Homemade Jello Fruit Cups | Homemade Mommy

Homemade Orange Jello | The Hollywood Homestead

Homemade Raw Citrus Jello | The Curious Coconut

Kefir and Fruit Gelatin Dessert | Real Food RN

Orange-Cream Layered Jigglers | Girl Meets Nourishment

Paleo Strawberry Jello | Rubies and Radishes

Watermelon Jello | A Girl Worth Saving

Just a quick note, if you purchase Great Lakes Gelatin, be sure to buy the red can, not the green one or your jello will not set up properly.

So here's to having some fun making healthy homemade jello for you and your family!

Real Food Fridays #126 – Living Healthy the Easy Way

Thursday 11th of February 2016

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Gaye @CalmHealthySexy

Thursday 11th of February 2016

Hi Mindy - This is a great idea - I had never even thought about it. Thanks so much for sharing with the Let's Get Real party.

DIY Crush

Thursday 11th of February 2016

What a great and easy way to make this healthy jello! I have chosen this recipe as one of my favorite 3 entries from last week's party. Come see it tonight and link up your latest DIY posts! The party is new every Thursday at 7pm EST.

Easy Peasy Life Matters

Wednesday 10th of February 2016

Yay for healthy treats! It would be so fun to make up a batch for Valentines Day. Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Healthy Living Link Party! We hope to see you back tonight :)


Wednesday 10th of February 2016

Hi Mindy, Just a note to let you know that I have chosen your post as one of my features for this weeks Real Food Fridays blog hop that goes live every Thursday @ 7pm EST. Thank you being part of Real Food Fridays mission to make this world healthier!

Mindy Benkert

Wednesday 10th of February 2016

Thank you so much Marla!

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