So as I travel down my road to health and fitness I still horribly crave some things in life. Sugar is a big one of those things.in fact it consumes most of that space. I have wanted a soda so bad the last couple of days and keep struggling with it. So today I Googled reasons to not drink soda to try to talk myself off the cliff of diet ruin!Here is what I found and I tell you I don't think I will EVER put another soda to my lips again! From bone loss to obesity this poster is very convincing. So filling up my water bottle and filling up on what mother nature made me instead.
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