Watermelon Jello

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Watermelon Jello

 

I bought a couple of watermelons a week ago thinking  Mr. Bejelly, Little and I would dig into it, but then Mr. Bejelly kindly reminds me he doesn’t like watermelon.  I swear the man is just so dang picky sometimes.  It’s amazing to me how many of my favorite foods I haven’t eaten in years because he’s not a fan of it.

Little, of course, is digging in with me and after one melon down, I’m thinking of ways to enjoy watermelon in a different new light and I think – Jello.    Now, this Watermelon Jello jello does have some jiggle but it’s not going to survive being tossed around like the stuff in the commercials.   It is a great fun way to get in some healthy gelatin and enjoy fruit in a new light.

WATERMELON JELLO Paleo

 

WATERMELON JELLO PALEO

Watermelon Jello

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Kelly Bejelly @ A Girl Worth Saving
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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Cut up a watermelon and place the pieces in a blender or food processor and blend until you have a liquid. Strain the liquid through a nut milk bag and you will need 3 cups of watermelon juice.
  2. Place the watermelon juice on the stove top on low heat. You simply want to warm it so that the gelatin will break down. When it's warm to the touch, remove from the stove and add the gelatin and mix thoroughly.
  3. Grease the mold with the 1 tsp of coconut oil and pour in the watermelon juice.
  4. Place in your fridge and let chill for 8 hours or until set.

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26 Comments

  1. Mellisa June 24, 2013 at 10:21 am

    This looks amazing! Perfect for summer.

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  2. Jennifer June 24, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    Jello is really THIS easy to make?! Please tell me why I still buy the nasty store bought stuff?

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  3. Anne June 25, 2013 at 7:03 am

    Hmmm, that looks good!

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  4. Tammy June 25, 2013 at 7:23 am

    I don’t know if I could wait 8 hours for this delicious treat!

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  5. Angela June 25, 2013 at 8:07 am

    Watermelon is one of the things I love most about summer. Love this recipe!

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  6. Colleen June 25, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Looks good, I’m not much of a jello person though. I don’t care for the texture.

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  7. Kathleen June 25, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    Oh, my boys love Jello and Watermelon is just perfect for summer!

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  8. LyndaS June 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    It looks good. Where would I find that type of gelatin? I know what it is like having a picky husband – I think he’s worse than our kids.

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  9. Maryann June 25, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    the boys would love this

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  10. Donna June 25, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    How wonderful! My son’s favorite fruit is watermelon, so I know he’d love this, too.

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  11. Medeja June 26, 2013 at 3:10 am

    Oh I would definitely try this next time I have watermelon 🙂

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  12. Marcie W. June 26, 2013 at 7:08 am

    You’re so creative! I would never think to try and make my own Jello.

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  13. HilLesha June 27, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    Sounds good! I bet my son would like this.

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  14. Sheri June 29, 2013 at 8:12 pm

    I don’t like jello but I love watermelon, so I may have to try this.

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  15. Leilani July 1, 2013 at 3:06 am

    My girls have been obsessed with Jello lately, so I’m going to give this a try since I’ve been craving watermelon like crazy!

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  16. Lisa July 4, 2013 at 5:10 am

    This looks super yummy!

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