Homemade Sour Watermelon Gummies

We all have taste buds on our tongues with several categories of taste types. These taste buds include sweet, spicy, salty, bitter, sour and umami (savory). Can you guess which of these taste buds are the most present as a newborn? The answer may not surprise you, and is of course 'sweet.

The fun thing about this recipe is that it is a combination of both sweet and sour, so two of your taste buds will be satisfied.

Candies are very appealing to the taste buds of many people and not just the young ones out there. You probably realize by now that candies can pose harm when consumed excessively. The good news is, there are now healthy alternative for candies. These healthy alternatives are the sour homemade gummies. These gummies are made from healthy and nutritious fruit juices and gelatin.

Undeniably, watermelon juice is already healthy, but the nutrition of the homemade sour watermelon gummies are enhanced with the gelatin. Just in case you do not know, gelatin is very rich in amino acids, making it an extremely effective in maintaining great overall health. As a matter of fact, there are eighteen kinds of amino acids present in gelatin. What is even greater about gelatin is the fact that they can help a lot in sustaining good joint condition, making your bones more flexible. This will help you move easily without straining yourself especially your bones. The important thing to consider is where you gelatin is coming from, and find real grass fed gelatin.

If you do not like the taste of a watermelon, then you can always try making gummies on your own using the juices of other fruits. However keep in mind since some fruit has enzymes that break down protein, that there are ones that make your gelatin not set. Juice varieties to avoid include: pineapple, kiwi, papaya, pawpaw, mango and guava. If these juices have been heated alone enough, and then left to cool before using, then they may work since the enzymes will probably be denatured.

Well, enjoy! The link to this recipe is found on the 'Meatified' website link below.

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