Green Tea, Lemon & Ginger Gummies {AIP}

I love making gummy snacks. They’re a great way to add extra grass fed gelatin to my food routine and they’re fun, to boot! I wanted to make a batch that weren’t full of sugar – so I came up with these Green Tea, Lemon & Ginger Gummies.

Green Tea, Lemon & Ginger Gummies from #paleo #aip #gelatin

(If you want to know more about why you might want to up your gelatin intake, here you go!)

Instead of relying on fruit juice to flavor my gummies, I brewed myself up some nice strong green tea and then added a few other ingredients to pep it up a little more. Recently, I discovered a new-to-me product: ginger juice! It’s exactly what it sounds like: fresh pressed, liquid ginger. Which made it perfect for gummy making – no grating or steeping was needed. Pro tip – I bought my ginger juice for about half the price of what it goes for on Amazon. Take a peek in stores somewhere near the Thai and Indian seasonings and ingredients: that’s where I found my bottle.

Green Tea, Lemon & Ginger Gummies from #paleo #aip #gelatin

The ginger adds a really nice kick to the gummies without being crazy overpowering. I love how it balances the sour lemon juice and it’s got just enough heat that I don’t miss the sugar in other gummy recipes. You could, however, add a little raw honey to this recipe if you wanted.

Using this adorable gingerbread man silicone mold, I got about 20 large ginger gummies. You can make them in whatever molds you like, or simply pour the mixture into a baking dish and then cut into pieces once it has set.

These cute little Ginger Gummies are compliant with the Autoimmune Protocol!

If you’re looking for some other recipes for gummies, here are some of my favorites:

Or check out my entire gelatin category here!

This recipe was included in Phoenix Helix’s AIP Recipe Roundtable – check it out here for more AIP recipes :)

Green Tea, Lemon & Ginger Gummies
These ginger gummies aren't just cute - they pack some zing and a little bit of a kick, too!
  1. BLOOM: Pour the water into a saucepan. Sprinkle the gelatin powder over the surface of the water and allow to dissolve. Set aside.
  2. BREW: Make the tea in accordance with instructions for steeping time. Remove tea bags and make sure you have ½ cup brewed tea.
  3. DISSOLVE: Add the brewed tea, ginger juice and lemon juice to the saucepan with the bloomed gelatin. Gently warm the saucepan and stir until all the gelatin has dissolved and there are no lumps. Do not overheat.
  4. CHILL: You can pour the gelatin mixture into molds (like the one I used) or into a baking dish. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set before trying to remove them from a mold or cut them into pieces.
These gummies are Autoimmune Paleo compliant.

Using this adorable gingerbread man silicone mold, I got about 20 large ginger gummies. You can make them in whatever molds you like, or simply pour the mixture into a baking dish and then cut into pieces once it has set.

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  1. Kelvin says

    Does this add the value as other gree tea supplements or is it just a snack sort of thing? Please dont get me wrong, very creative and different and I love the concept and will end up trying but the green tea supp I take is somewhat strong at times…

    • meatified says

      Hi Kelvin, sorry for the slow reply! I’m not familiar with specific green tea supplements, but I suspect they would have larger amounts of antioxidants than just the 4 bags of tea I brewed for the gummies.

  2. CC_TX says

    Hello! For starters, thanks for your recipe. I love gummies but we tossed all processed (for lack of a better word) crap in our home. No white sugar, no candy, nothing that we do not make from whole fresh foods by scratch. But I love gummy candies. Lately I chew on ginger all day long as a substitute and then I started looking for ginger gummy recipes tonight.

    I was wondering if you have ever tried making them with just ginger juice, gelatin and nothing else? If not, do you think that would work? Or do you think I should use ginger tea in place of the green tea and then just ginger juice and gelatin? Or does the lemon serve a purpose?

    Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated.

    PS- How do you recommend I store these provided I actually don’t eat them all.

    • meatified says

      I can’t think why straight ginger juice wouldn’t work, although it is expensive to buy unless you’re somehow making your own. I would personally try using a combination of steeped ginger tea and the ginger juice for extra flavor — the lemon juice isn’t necessary other than I liked the flavor combination in this recipe, so if you really want a pure ginger flavor, I’d leave it out. I like to keep mine in the fridge, especially at this time of year! Hope that helps! — Rach :)

      • CC_TX says

        Thanks. I keep a pound or two of ginger on hand for juicing. I think I will take your recipe with me to my friends house when the grass fed gelatin I ordered comes in. She has kiddos so I know I can try a few different versions there and have honest taste testers. Of course I won’t subject them to pure ginger ones, lol. By the way, I have Crohn’s and have noticed my daily ginger intake helps with the arthritis and gut issues.

        When I do make these do you mind if I share your recipe page along side my pictures of the gummies on my twitter feed? I love giving credit where credit is due.

        • meatified says

          That’s interesting about ginger helping with your arthritis, thanks for sharing! If you’re modifying a recipe, the nice thing to do is to credit and link to the original recipe, but not to repost it in full — that way there’s no copyright infringement and if people are interested in seeing the original recipe, they can hop along to go see it. Hope your gummies turn out well! :)


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