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healthy homemade jello in glass dish with spoons

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Homemade "Jello" Gelatin (sugar-free option)

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: AIP, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo, THM:S, Vegan
Keyword: Homemade Jello
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Chilling Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 16kcal
Make this Homemade JELLO at home and ditch the boxed mix. Sugar-free with nourishing ingredients. Tastes great too!
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  • 3 tablespoons gelatin (granulated - 3 packets)
  • 3/4 cup low carb sweetener (see above for alternatives)
  • 3/8 teaspoon stevia extract (see substitutions above)
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water (juice could be substituted)
  • 3 cups cold water (divided--juice can be substituted)
  • 1 1/8 cups lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind (optional)


  • Soften gelatin by soaking in 1 1/2 cups of the cold water (or juice) for a few minutes.
  • Add boiling water (or juice) and stir until gelatin is dissolved.
  • Add remaining ingredients (including the other 1 1/2 cups cold water), stirring until thoroughly blended.
  • Pour into 2 8x8 baking pans.
  • Refrigerate until set.
  • Store covered in fridge.


One recipe is likely equal to one box of store bought "JELLO."


Calories: 16kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 1g