Fruit Infused Sea Moss Gel is an incredible way to enjoy the benefits of sea moss! No need for mixing this sea moss gel into a smoothie or drink! The sea moss takes on the flavor of the fruit it is blended with so you can simply grab a spoonful right out of the jar and enjoy it as is! It tastes just like fruit-flavored applesauce, but it’s packed with amazing nutrients! Made with only 4 ingredients, this fruit-infused sea moss gel is alkaline, vegan, naturally sweetened, and gluten-free!
If you’d love to try new, delicious ways to use sea moss, check out my cookbook: Cooking With Sea Moss! The cookbook has over 50 recipes that are plant-based, gluten-free, vegan, and all contain sea moss!!!
Check it out for yourself here: Cooking With Sea Moss by Capri Lilly.
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I cannot tell you how many times this recipe has been requested! I am so happy to finally be able to share my fruit-infused sea moss gel recipe with you! It took me some time to develop and share because I wanted to provide you with a nutrient-dense, tasty, sea moss gel that is super easy to make and made with minimal ingredients. And I am happy to say, “Here it is!!”.
Why You Will Love This Fruit-Infused Sea Moss Gel Recipe
- It’s filled with AMAZING nutrients from the sea moss (92 of the 102 minerals our bodies need!! + more)
- It’s Vegan and Alkaline
- It’s Naturally Sweetened (no processed sugars)
The Best Part: YOU CAN EAT THIS FRUIT INFUSED SEA MOSS RIGHT OUT OF THE JAR! 🙂
SEA MOSS BENEFITS
- Sea Moss is rich in amino acids, vitamin c, vitamin A, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and minerals.
- It contains 92 of the 102 minerals that our bodies need like zinc, iodine, iron, and more!
- Because it is mucilaginous (sticky and thick), it helps soothe the mucus membranes in the body and helps your body get rid of any excess mucus.
- Sea Moss is also a prebiotic and helps to get rid of bad bacteria in the gut, which further increases digestive health.
- Sea Moss is also great for your skin! It helps improve eczema, psoriasis, and acne outbreaks.
- Sea Moss also aids in weight loss and helps improve metabolism
What Do You Need To Make Fruit Infused Sea Moss Gel?
You’ll need 4 Simple Ingredients:
Organic Fresh or Frozen Fruit: In my video, I show how to make fruit-infused sea moss gel with both fresh and frozen fruit. I do this mainly to highlight that there is almost no difference in using fresh vs frozen fruit. What is most important is that any fruit you use is organic. If you use frozen fruit, let it thaw first.
Organic Medjool Pitted Dates: Dates are considered “Nature’s Candy” and are the perfect natural sweetener to add to smoothies, drinks, desserts, anything you can think of! They are perfect in this recipe because not only do they help sweeten the sea moss gel, but they also help to create a smooth consistency. Here are the Medjool Dates I use. SUBSTITUTION OPTIONS: Instead of dates, you can use honey or agave syrup. Start with 2-3 tablespoons, taste, and adjust the sweetness as desired.
Sea Moss: But, of course! You’ll need to prepare your sea moss as you normally would by cleaning and soaking it first to make this fruit-infused gel. If you are unsure how to prepare sea moss, check out my post here: How To Prepare Sea Moss.
Alkaline Water: Use alkaline water when preparing your sea moss gel. If you thoroughly cleaned your sea moss prior to soaking and the water is free from any dirt/debris, you can also use the reserved water that was used to soak the sea moss.
How To Make Fruit Infused Sea Moss Gel?
- Clean and Soak the Raw Sea Moss: For details on how to prepare your sea moss to make sea moss gel, check out my post and step-by-step video here: How To Prepare Sea Moss.
- Gather Your Ingredients. Once your sea moss has soaked for at least 12-24 hours, gather your remaining ingredients to make the gel. If you are using frozen fruit, let it thaw before using it. Also, allow the dates to soak for at least 30 minutes before making the gel.
- In a high-powered blender (I use Vitamix 5200 Blender Professional-Grade), transfer all of your ingredients and blend until smooth, about 1-3 minutes. I usually start the blender on low and gradually increase to the highest setting.
- Transfer the Sea Moss into an airtight container/mason jar, and refrigerate. The sea moss gel will thicken in the fridge after approximately 2 hours.
Important To Note:
- When blending your sea moss gel, use 1 cup of water to start and add more depending on the consistency you would like your gel.
Common Questions/ FAQs
How Long Does Fruit Infused Sea Moss Gel Last?
2-3 weeks in the refrigerator
Your fruit-infused sea moss gel should be kept in an airtight container, stored in the refrigerator, and will last 2-3 weeks. You can also store it in the freezer for up to 3 months. Try pouring it into an ice-cube tray and freeze the sea moss for later use. This is perfect for taking the cubes and throwing them into your smoothies.
Does Sea Moss Gel Expire (Go Bad)?
Yes, it does. Sea Moss Gel typically lasts for 3-4 weeks (refrigerated). It is a natural organic seaweed (sea algae) and must be kept in the refrigerator. Sea Moss Gel is perishable and will deteriorate over time.
Dry Sea Moss (unsoaked and raw) can be stored for up to one year in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
What does spoiled sea moss smell like?
Always be mindful of checking your sea moss gel before consuming it. Storing conditions vary and can impact how long the sea moss gel will last and be safe for consumption. If you open your sea moss gel and it has a pungent fishy smell, smells sour, or has any signs of molding or discoloration, this indicates that the sea moss has spoiled. Do not consume it and make sure to immediately throw it in the trash.
How Much Sea Moss Gel Should I Put In My Smoothies? (How much Sea Moss To Take Daily?)
The recommended amount of sea moss to ingest daily is 1 to 2 tablespoons or 4 to 8 grams.
What Sea Moss Do I Use?
There are several species of seaweed that are commonly referred to as sea moss. The most popular and commonly used are Chondrus Crispus, Genus Gracilaria, and Eucheuma Cottonii.
I use Chondrus Crispus.
Where Do I Buy My Sea Moss?
I purchase my sea moss from Donata Skinfood. Always make sure you get your sea moss from a reputable source.
Can I Add Sea Moss Gel To Tea or Coffee?
Sea Moss gel is a great addition to any smoothies or drinks, especially tea and coffee! Simply stir the sea moss into your drink and enjoy!
This fruit-infused sea moss would be great in tea!
I hope you enjoy this Fruit Infused Sea Moss Gel Recipe!
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Fruit Infused Sea Moss Gel Recipe
- 0.5 oz (about 14 grams when weighed) Raw Unsoaked Sea Moss, or 5.5 oz soaked sea moss (~156 grams)
- 1 cup Fresh or Frozen Fruit, cut into cubes
- 5 Medjool Dates, pitted and soaked for at least 30 minutes
- 1 cup Alkaline Water
- Place the dried sea moss in a large bowl, cover it with water, and massage the sea moss. Be sure to remove any visible dirt and debris. Drain and repeat this step once more
- Place the sea moss in a large bowl and cover it with filtered or spring water. (do not use tap water) Make sure all the parts of the sea moss are covered. Allow the sea moss to soak for 12-24 hours. (at room temperature)
- Add the soaked sea moss to the blender, along with the dates, fruit, and water.
- Blend until it is smooth, about 1-3 minutes. Transfer the Sea Moss into an airtight container/mason jar, and refrigerate. The sea moss gel will thicken in the fridge after 2 hours.
- Transfer the Sea Moss into an airtight mason jar. Store in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
- Enjoy 1-2 tablespoons a day on its own or in smoothies, drinks and tea.
Please Refer to The Video for a Step-By-Step Walk Through of How To Make This Fruit Infused Sea Moss Gel.
- Start with 1 cup of water when blending and add up to 1.5 cups, to reach your desired consistency. Remember, the sea moss gel will thicken when you put it in the fridge.
- Use alkaline or spring water to clean, soak, and blend the sea moss.
- The amount of water you use will depend on how thick you want your sea moss gel.
- The Sea Moss will thicken in the fridge.
- You can store it in the freezer for up to 3 months.
- You can also pour it into an ice-cube tray and freeze the sea moss for later use. This is perfect for taking the cubes and throwing them into your smoothies.
- Add 1-2 tablespoons of Sea Moss to your favorite Smoothie