Healthy Home Made Fruit Leather




Sometimes we get so excited by all the fresh fruit available during the summer that we end up with a bit too much. Whether it's strawberry picking with the family or straight from the supermarket, we've got the perfect solution for the extra fruit in your life—DIY fruit leather! Kid-friendly and Scary Seven-free, this portable snack will even keep in the freezer until school starts up again.

Ingredients:

3 cups fruit washed and cut (try berries, apples, pears, mango, grape, or a combination of two or more!)
2-4 Tbsp honey, to taste (the riper the fruit is, the less honey you'll need)
2 lemons, juiced
2-4 Tbsp of water (as needed)

Bonus ingredients: Add in 1-2 tbsp of Natural Calm or Neocell Collagen for health-boosting benefits.



Directions:

Combine fruit, honey, lemon, and water in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer. Cook covered for 10-15 minutes on low heat. Let cool and blend or mash until smooth. Line a baking sheet with unbleached parchment paper and spread the mixture evenly. Bake at 140 for 3-5 hours, until not sticky to the touch. Let it cool and then cut and roll.


By Steph Davidson| July 31, 2017
Categories:  Recipes

About the Author

Steph Davidson

Steph Davidson

Steph is a writer and editor with a love of tea, books, and horror movies. Steph grew up under the impression that most meals came out of a box and had to contain some sort of animal protein. When an interest in a more environmentally friendly way of living led to her vegetarianism in 2012, she decided to teach herself how to cook. You can catch her kitchen wins (and the occasional opportunity for improvement) on Instagram @_stephinitely_.


 

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