Protein-Sparing Modified Fast (PSMF) Gummies

Why not make a virtue out of a vice?  This simple PSMF gummies recipe by Isabel Guillen makes a great hunger-smashing alternative to sweet lollies when the munchies hit.  Aside from tryptophan and methionine, collagen and gelatin provide a TON of amino acids as well as some copper. 

Scorecard

Macros

One serving provides 26 calories and 7 grams of protein.

Micros

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to our Optimal Nutrient Intakes (ONIs). 

Ingredients

Yields: 20 gummies

  • 250 ml strong hibiscus or another herbal tea, warm
  • 12 tbsp gelatine
  • the juice of one lemon
  • alternative sweetener of choice (i.e., xylitol or stevia)

Directions

  1. Blend the mixture and ensure everything is dissolved.
  2. Pour into moulds and leave in the fridge to set. 
  3. Enjoy!

Contributor

  • Isabel Guillen

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