Make delicious and healthy jellies at home


Gels that we propose in this article are all natural, taste delicious and many healthy properties. Discover them and surprised the whole family with this very colorful and original desserts.

Conventional gelatins

If a product is made ​​with ingredients that are healthy, why not label them and name them clearly? In the case of conventional gelatin, jell substance that allows the feed comes in most cases derived from fish or from skin or bones of animals , especially pigs.

These jellies are also often made with bright colors to draw attention to their tastes, which are also totally artificial.

As if that were not enough, its sweetness is the result of significant quantities of white sugar .

In this article we propose to elaborate on gelatins home with 100% natural ingredients, studded with healthy seaweed agar-agar.

The jellies are ideal for breakfasts and lunches for the whole family option , but these recipes also see how you can surprise your guests with an original dessert.

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Agar

Following are the properties of this alga:

  • It is a food satiating , ideal for diets.
  • Promotes intestinal transit naturally and is highly recommended in cases of constipation.
  • Reduces triglycerides and cholesterol in blood.
  • It is a tonic food that helps eliminate toxins .
  • It is rich in vitamins and minerals, among which magnesium and folic acid.

We can buy in health food, diet and health food stores.

The most convenient format is powder, but also can be found in strips.

Cooking with agar-agar

When preparing desserts, agar-agar has the great advantage that allows us to find the right point of the texture. If we add small quantities, we obtain a creamier, similar to a compote dessert, whereas if we add more quantity, its texture will become increasingly hard.

In the following recipes offer the usual ratio for a gelatinous texture consistent: For one liter of liquid need about 10 grams of agar-agar.

The method of cooking is always the same:

  1. We mix it with cold liquid going to use (juice, milk, vegetable drink, water, etc.).
  2. We put it to simmer while stir occasionally with a wooden spoon.
  3. When giving a boil, waited two minutes turn off the heat.
  4. What will distribute in the selected containers and when they are warm, retain in the fridge to finish curdle.

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Gelatin coconut, pineapple and vanilla

This gelatin with tropical taste is very nutritious and refreshing.

Serves 5:

  • ½ liter of milk coconut .
  • 150 grams of fresh pineapple or canned.
  • Vanilla extract.
  • 5 grams of agar.

Preparation:

  1. Will dissolve the agar-agar in coconut milk.
  2. Add the vanilla extract and pineapple into small pieces.
  3. Endulzaremos to our liking.
  4. We will continue to cook and general indications.

Gelatin banana and cocoa

Bleach-our-teeth-with-banana

This gel is very energetic and likes to adults and children. It is a very healthy way to eat chocolate.

Serves 5:

  • ½ liter of water, milk or vegetable drink.
  • 2 bananas ripe.
  • One tablespoon (15 grams) of cocoa powder.
  • One tablespoon rasa tablespoon (10 grams) of cinnamon powder.
  • 5 grams of agar.

Preparation:

  1. Will dissolve the agar-agar in the chosen drink.
  2. Add the plantains mashed with a fork, cocoa and cinnamon.
  3. Endulzaremos to our liking.
  4. We will continue to cook and general indications.

Fruit jelly and ginger

Ginger

This gelatin is very colorful and tasty, and is an original dessert for when we have guests.

Serves 5:

  • ½ liter of fruit juice (orange, pineapple, etc.).
  • 200 grams of fruit to our liking.
  • 5 cherries or candied cherries.
  • A scoop (10 grams) of ginger powder.
  • 5 grams of agar.

Preparation:

  1. Will dissolve the agar-agar in the juice.
  2. Add cut into very small pieces and ginger fruit.
  3. Endulzaremos (if necessary).
  4. We will continue to cook and general indications.
  5. When we serve the still hot prepared in the containers, add a cherry and candied cherry in each gelatin.

This recipe is also very nice in a large flan mold.