“Fun is Good.” ~ Dr. Seuss
Candy that’s Fun & Healthy
Most of us on healing diets didn’t grow up in a bubble, which means we enjoyed our fair share of candy (and in my case, far more than my share.) On a recent Paleo View podcast, Mira Calton confessed to a former swedish fish addiction. Me? I worked at Hickory Farms in college and spent most of my paycheck on their bulk bins of gummy bears. The joy of candy isn’t just its taste, it’s the fun of it: the shape, the texture, the feel, and the flavor. My taste buds have changed. I don’t crave candy any more and frankly, I wouldn’t touch store-bought gummy bears with a 10 foot pole, but the little girl in me can still appreciate their appeal.
I created this recipe for the Paleo Parents Halloween Roundup. Kids will love them, because they have that gummy bounce where they’re soft enough to squeeze, but then bounce right back to their original shape. Parents will love them, because they’re made with natural ingredients, including the superfood gelatin, and they only take minutes to make. Plus, they’re delicious, which pleases one and all. Continue reading