As you know I struggle constantly with the shape and fitness of my body. I eat what I feel is a "good" diet. I drink at least 864 ounces of water a day, eat between 1200-1500 calories, and stay pretty active. Really thought it seems I am always spinning in circles. Recently I came across an article that may explain WHY! While I eat the right amount of calories a day I am not eating the right variety of foods. Here is the article if you want to learn how you maybe able to help your health and weight by eating the right foods keep to your body healthy and working to its full potential.
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