Homemade Chewable Vitamins Recipe

Homeade Gummy Vitamins- Kids love these and they are gut friendly, inexpensive and customizeable to your child- for grown ups too

I get a lot of questions about how I get my kids to take vitamins and while mine will just take their cod liver oil, probiotics, and magnesium without a problem … it got me thinking.

How to make healthy gummy vitamins at homeI combined one of their favorite natural snacks (jello/homemade gummy bears) with vitamins to make a healthy, gut-boosting, and really kid-friendly multivitamin.

DIY Chewable Vitamins

I can think of endless uses for these, but these are the ones I’ve tried so far:

  • Adding vitamin C Powder and using lemon juice to make chewable sour gummies
  • Adding probiotics with a fresh juice base to make GAPS friendly chewy vitamins (add probiotics after heating!)
  • Using homemade elderberry syrup as a base to make flu-busting chewy vitamins
  • Adding Natural Calm for chewable magnesium vitamins
  • Just making regular flavors and putting them in cute molds to make gummy snacks that are nut-free and approved for school activities
  • I’d love to hear other ideas that you guys think about!

One caution: If your kids aren’t regularly drinking bone broth (they should be!) then start slow and only give them a few of these at a time as their gut adjusts or they might have a little loose stool since gelatin has a soothing effect on the digestive system. The advantage to these is that they use gelatin powder as a base so they sooth the gut and give some of the same benefits as bone broth.

How to make healthy gummy vitamins at home
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Homemade Chewable Vitamins Recipe

Homemade chewable gummy vitamins are a great way to give kids some extra protein and make their vitamins delicious and easy to take!
Course Snack
Servings 16
Calories 39kcal
Author Katie Wells



  • Combine the juice, gelatin, and honey if using in a small sauce pan and whisk to incorporate.
  • Heat slightly over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. It will be thick and somewhat syrup-like.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in vitamins and probiotics if using.
  • Very quickly pour into molds or a small glass dish lightly oiled with coconut oil and put in the freezer for 10 minutes to harden.
  • Remove and pop out of molds. Cut into squares if needed.
  • Serve and enjoy! Tell the kids that they are gummy bears and they won't even know that are getting vitamins!


Make sure the gelatin is from a healthy source.
Try different flavor and vitamin combinations! Our favorite fresh juice combinations are mango/orange, lemon/lime (sour), or elderberry syrup as the base.


Serving: 2gummies | Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2.3g | Sodium: 6mg | Sugar: 7.7g

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Ever made your own vitamins or supplements? What combinations would you add? Let me know below!

DIY chewable vitamins are a wonderful natural alternative to store bough versions. Easy to make and you can customize to your child's needs.

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