Hey and welcome to this short post on how to make a delicious and super-healthy homemade bone broth recipe.
This short blog post is sponsored by the H Pylori Diet Recipe & Cookbook.
It’s a ludicrously inexpensive homemade bone broth recipe that you can begin using right away to heal your gut, connective tissue and skin, whilst providing proteins for improved energy, sleep and detoxification.
I don’t go anywhere without a bottle of homemade bone broth – it’s one of my “must have recipes”.
It’s really easy to make, and probably in the top five healing recipes we use with our clients!
In the “west” we’ve become accustomed to eating only the flesh meat of animals and poultry – it’s all about the steak, the minced/ground meats, the thighs and the breasts (personally I love thighs and breasts, but I only discuss that topic with my girlfriend!)
What a waste of natural resources this is, and how unhealthy it might be, for nutrition contained in other parts of animals we gratefully eat in contain a wealth of nourishment.
Traditional cultures around the world have, for hundreds of thousands of years, used the entire animal. Nothing is wasted.
When it comes to the animal’s carcass, the bones, cartilage and connective tissues contain abundant minerals and proteins that differ in quantities and ratios from those found in muscle meats.
First of all, bone broth is extremely versatile and can provide the base for your soups, sauces, gravies as well as providing liquid for cooking veggies.
Second, it’s incredibly inexpensive. Saving your chicken bones and carcasses veggie scraps, and getting beef bones from your butcher is many times cheaper than buying muscle meat.
In addition to convenience and low cost, homemade bone broth is incredibly nutritious.
It’s rich in minerals like magnesium, phosphorus and other trace minerals, which are essential for health (magnesium alone is involved in at least 300 different metabolic reactions in your body).
When made properly, bone broth also contains chondroitin and glucosamine, which as you may know, are important for joint health and may reduce aches and pains.
Perhaps the biggest benefit of making your own homemade bone broth recipe is that it contains abundant proteins in the form of collagen and gelatin.
Whereas muscle meats are rich in certain amino acids like tryptophan and cysteine, gelatin and collagen are low in these amino acids.
These amino acids tend to be more pro-inflammatory, which when eaten in excess can exacerbate inflammatory conditions in your body (including your digestive system) as well as reducing energy production.
Instead, collagen and gelatin are rich in proline, hydroxyproline, alanine and glycine, which are non-inflammatory and have protective effects in your body, as well as aiding in energy production.
Among other benefits…
The high levels of collagen and gelatin in homemade bone broth really are quite spectacular.
How to Use Homemade Bone Broth
You can drink your bone broth neat – I do this quite a lot and it’s pretty tasty.
Alternatively, you can use it in casseroles, soups, curries and other “wet” dishes.
Many of the recipes in my recipe and cookbook use bone broth or homemade chicken stock as a base – check it out if you’re unsure how to get bone broth into your regular regimen.
Well, that’s it for this post – I hope you begin making some ultra-healthy bone broth soon!
If you have any suggestions about tasty additions to this recipe, please share in the comments section, below.
We’d also love to hear about your success stories using bone broth!