RAAW™ Juice Recipes: Gummy “Bear” Snacks

Gummy snacks are a great treat that people of all ages enjoy, but they aren’t usually that great for you. This recipe, using RAAW™ Juice and grass fed gelatin, cuts out the high fructose corn syrup and all the other bad stuff, just leaving you with Deliciously Natural Gummy Snacks the whole family can enjoy!

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What you’ll need:

  • RAAW™ Juice, flavor(s) of your choice (We used Passion Fruit Wheatgrass and Raspberry Lemongrass)
  • 7 to 8 Tablespoons of Grass Fed Gelatin (We used Great Lakes, If you can’t find this at a local store, try Amazon)
  • Sauce Pan
  • Candy Molds (Silicone works best) or small cookie cutters (We used a dolphin shaped ice cube tray for the Passion Fruit Wheatgrass, and a flower shaped cookie cutter for the Raspberry Lemongrass)
  • Measuring Cup
  • Wisk
  • Coconut oil, or other non-stick cooking oil or spray.

What to do:

In the room temperature saucepan, add one bottle of RAAW™ Juice and sprinkle 7 to 8 tablespoons of Gelatin on top, let the gelatin absorb the juice for a few minutes.

When the juice is absorbed slightly – roughly the consistency of a paste, place saucepan on stove top and heat over low heat. Wisk gently until all gelatin is dissolved.

Transfer liquid to a measuring cup. Lightly grease your candy mold with coconut oil or other non-stick cooking spray.  Pour liquid into the candy mold, and let set in fridge for 1-2 hours, or until firm.

Remove from mold and enjoy! Store in a refrigerated airtight container for 1-2 weeks.

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Spotlight on Cranberry Ginger RAAWJuice

The Breakdown: 2 ½ cups of cranberries, 1 ginger root

The Benefits: This fruit and root blend is known to have a high vitamin C and antioxidant content that helps cleanse and protect the immune and digestive system. Dr. Oz says that Ginger is also helps regulate the blood flow in your gastrointestinal system, which stimulates digestion, and can lead to a faster metabolism.

Ways to Enjoy –

Over ice

Straight from the bottle

Mixed with your favorite Green Tea – Iced

RAAW™Juice Recipe – Cranberry Ginger Green Tea

To Make Iced Cranberry Ginger Green Tea:

What you’ll need: Your favorite Green Tea (we used Lipton Pure Green Tea), Ice, Hot Water, a measuring cup, a bottle of Cranberry Ginger RAAW™ Juice, and a cup.

What to do (PER individual serving, increase sizes for more):  Boil around 1 cup of water, pour into measuring cup, and steep 1 or 2 tea bags in the hot water.  Wait until the Green Tea reaches room temperature. In your cup add ice, amount of desired Cranberry Ginger RAAW™ Juice, and ½ cup of cold water; now add the green tea from the measuring cup. Add more ice to cool.

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(Sources: http://www.doctoroz.com/article/health-benefits-ginger)

RAAW™ Bellini (Manghini)

What’s better than a Mimosa? A Bellini with a Mango twist! A great recipe for all of you who love champagne and our RAAW™ Juice!

What you need:

2 Ounces of Mango Guarana

4 Ounces of your favorite champagne (We used Prosecco)

1 Ounce of Mango Puree (Optional, but recommended)

Champagne Flute

 

What to do:

Pour the Mango Guarana Juice into the champagne flute

Slowly add the Prosecco

 mango belini

The perfect weekend treat to RAAWard Yourself after a long work week!

Spotlight on Raspberry Lemongrass

The Breakdown:  2 ½ cups of Raspberries, 1 ½ ounces of Lemongrass

The Benefits:  Raspberries are known for their high antioxidant content. Raspberries are also a great anti-inflammatory. Lemongrass is known to relive stress, insomnia, and help the body release harmful toxins.

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Ways to Enjoy:

  • Chilled and straight from the bottle
  • Raspberry Lemongrass Balsamic Salad Dressing/Marinade
  • Pour Raspberry Lemongrass RAAW Juice over ice and add a splash of lemonade.

Raspberry Lemongrass Balsamic Salad Dressing/Marinade Recipe:

 

What you’ll need20140709_191803 (Vary measurements based on desired amount) –

  • 6 to 7 Tablespoons of Raspberry Lemongrass RAAW™ Juices
  • 2 Tablespoons of balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze – we used Modenaceti  Balsamico Di Modena  (note: using balsamic glaze will give you a slightly sweeter and thicker result)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil – We used Shop Rite brand.
  • A pinch of fresh ground black pepper to taste.

What to do –

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and wisk together. Use over your favorite salads or as a marinade on chicken.

How long it lasts –

  • If you have any left over, store in an air tight container and use within two to three days.

 

 (Read more about the benefits of raspberries here:  http://www.livestrong.com/article/419257-benefits-of-raspberries/ and lemongrass here: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-719-LEMONGRASS.aspx?activeIngredientId=719&activeIngredientName=LEMONGRASS)