boost your immunity

We’re all for garlic tonics and ginger shots, but this fall we’ll be amping up our immunity in a sweeter way. The healthy foodie editors behind Public Lives Secret Recipes crafted these cute cold-fighting gummy bears using minimal ingredients: honey, gelatin and Pressed Juicery’s perfectly spiced elderberry shots – an actual immunity game-changer! Make these gummy bears to boost your immunity all season…

We’re firm believers in the old saying, let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food. That’s why we aim for a majority plant-based diet. But, we’re also firm believers in the 80/20 rule: Eat clean 80% of the time, then really enjoy yourself the other 20%.

To be able to create a recipe that will not only boost your immunity (following the first rule), but also allows us to enjoy ourselves (following the second), we knew this quick, simple recipe was a winner. We use Pressed Juicery’s Elderberry Shots, but any simple elderberry syrup will work if you don’t have a Pressed Juicery near you. With just three clean ingredients and taking only about ten minutes to prepare, you can make these gummy bear alternatives that are delicious and loaded with antioxidants!

boost your immunity gummy bears



2 Elderberry Shots from Pressed Juicery (4 oz total)
2 Tbsp unflavored powdered gelatin
2 Tbsp honey


Combine elderberry shots and gelatin in small saucepan over low heat. Stir in the honey and continuing stirring until gelatin has completely dissolved (about one minute).

Remove from heat one immediately transfer mixture to silicone mold using dropper.

Once the mold is full, place in fridge for 20 minutes. Pop gummies out of mold and place in air-tight container for up to two weeks. Enjoy!

Love this recipe from PLSR? Grab another genius recipe here (hint: it has everything to do with our fave Trader Joe’s staple).

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