Treat yourself to a fun and delicious snack with these easy lemon jello cups! With turmeric and ginger, and sweetened with honey, they’re full of anti-inflammatory benefits!
Ever since summer hit, I’ve been all about the lemony things. Most of them haven’t made it to the blog, ’cause I’m too busy eating them to take the time to photograph. Sorry.
Fortunately for y’all the creamy lemon ice cream I posted last week made it, as well as these fun little lemon jello cups. With the added turmeric and ginger, they pack quite an anti-inflammatory punch. This makes them not only a fun snack (what kid doesn’t love jello?) but also full of anti-inflammatory benefits!
Turmeric, ginger & lemon.
Ginger and turmeric are widely known to be some of the most amazing herbs for healing inflammation. But they’re also full of vitamin C, magnesium, and much, much more! Turmeric is full of protein, calcium, iron, vitamin B6, potassium, and manganese. And ginger is is full of potassium, vitamin B6, and phosphorus.
Lemon is also high in vitamin C, helping to boost your immune system and filling you up with antioxidants. And of course we all know that adding a little honey into a treat is a sure-fire way of increasing said treat’s vitamin and mineral content. Right? Honey is full of niacin, thiamine, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, vitamin C & B6, calcium, and iron, to name just a few, and is also full of friendly probiotic bacteria.
Benefits of gelatin.
If you’ve never read up on the goodness of gelatin before, I suggest you start now. Gelatin helps prevent intestinal damage and improves the lining of the digestive tract. Great for anyone dealing with leaky gut! But besides all that, gelatin is full of minerals like protein, copper, selenium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium. It also has the amino acid called glycine, which helps reduce inflammation.
I like to buy my gelatin from Perfect Supplements. This way I know it’s from grass-fed cattle and is 100% non-GMO, as well as pesticide and hormone free.
On the lookout for more kid-friendly, mom-approved, summertime snacks? I mean, you don’t have to be a mom to enjoy them. Feel free to pig out on them if you’re a dad or on your own, too. 😉 These snacks are all full of healthy, nutritious ingredients, so they’re good for anyone!
- Kombucha Lemon Gummies
- 2-Ingredient Mango Nice Cream
- Paleo Poopsicles (a.k.a. fudgesicles)
- Homemade Grapefruit Gummies
- Banana Nut Butter Bites
- Anti-Inflammatory Banana Peach Smoothie
- Banana Avocado Mint Muffins
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Anti-Inflammatory Lemon Jello Cups with Ginger & Turmeric
Free from grain, gluten, eggs, dairy, and refined sugar.
- 1/2 cup lemon juice (about 2 1/2 lemons)
- 3 tablespoons grass-fed gelatin
- 1 1/2 cups filtered water
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract (optional)
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
- lemon zest
- local bee pollen
Soak gelatin in lemon juice and 1/2 a cup of the water.
Heat remaining water and pour over soaked gelatin.
Refrigerate until set – about 2 hours.
Garnish with zest and pollen, if you want.