It really is amazing how incredibly hard becoming healthy is. I've been blaming the stress of my mother's surgery on the bad choices I have made. I think I just realized though as much as I would like to blame that, it gas nothing to do with it. I have been this way my entire adult life, I have an addiction to food plain and simple. The only way I'll get past it is to face that! Luckily I have a great support system.:0) Thanks to the mommy bloggers weightloss challenge.
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