Bone broth contains many important nutrients that can help you heal and seal your gut, which is especially important if you have been experiencing GI issues, such as IBS, celiac disease, gluten intolerance, SIBO or fructose malabsorption. In addition, bone broth is also an excellent source of bone-building minerals.
Only homemade bone broth, prepared as it has been prepared for generations, is beneficial for your health. Avoid the commercial forms!
Here is what you will need:
- bones from grass-fed, pastured animals or the carcass of a free-range chicken
- salt, pepper and other seasonings
- drizzle of vinegar (apple cider or red wine)
Here's how to prepare your homemade bone broth:
- Roughly chop the vegetables.
- Place all the vegetables and bones in a crock-pot.
- Cover with water, add about 2 tbsp. of vinegar (to help leach the minerals from the bones) and add seasonings to taste.
- Cook at low temperature ideally overnight and up to 24 hours.
- Let cool down a couple of hours and drain.
- Portion out and keep in the fridge. You can also freeze some if you have too much. Heat your bone broth in a saucepan (not in the microwave) to preserve nutrients. Drink it by the cup or use it for preparing sauces and soups.
A cup of bone broth a day keeps the doctor away!
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