If you are like me you really want to get healthy and get in shape but you really dread the actual process. Well I stumbled upon this on Pinterest the other day and liked it so much I thought I would start it for myself. I took an old Gatorade container since it is what I had handy. what you do is reward yourself for working out. So every day I work out I give myself a quarter in my jar :O) when I reach my goal weight I will take that money and buy myself something that I want! Reaching your goal weight now isn't just good for you but rewarding in many other ways.
Most hard candies call for corn syrup, but since I was out and I have 3 children home I decided to experiment and make something fun! Here is what you need: 2 Cups of Sugar 2 Cups of Water 1 Package Sugar Free Jello A candy Thermometer Making candy is a pretty tricky process and trust me I messed up a batch or two getting this to work right.lol Put the sugar and water into the pot and turn on medium whisking well till the sugar is dissolved. Stirring pretty regularly to help the sugar from burning. As the sugar begin to boil turn the heat up to high. Watch your thermometer when the candy reaches 230 pour in the jello continuing to mix. Pour this mixture immediately into a cake pan that is lined with parchment paper of you can rub a little veggie oil in it. The candy will continue to cook as it melts anything over 230 you will be left with a burnt candy that tastes like licorice.lol After you candy is cooled completely turn it out onto a cookie sheet and break apart :O) I li