Bite-Size Snacks are Packed with Joy

As popular as gummies and fruit snacks are, sometimes people just don’t like the idea of animal-sourced gelatin. Substitutes are often not the same texture-wise — but you can get pretty close with this is a vegan recipe. It answers that desire for jiggly, sort-of-chewy bites of joy without the idea of suffering attached to it.

This gelatin substitute uses agar-agar, a product made from a seaweed that has gelling properties and is often used in Southeast Asian desserts. It’s also a popular modernist ingredient. A powder version should be easy to come by online or at an Asian market.

Using this magic mystery powder with fruit juice and cannabis tincture makes a simple snack that’s perfect for microdosing.

– Read the entire article at The Seattle Times.