BONE BROTH: The Benefits & How To Make It

Bone broth is super trendy lately – and for good reason! It is SO good for you! It’s also very easy and affordable to make. I’m obsessed.

BENEFITS

  • Helps heal & seal your gut
  • Improves digestive health
  • Helps you grow strong, healthy bones
  • Promotes healthy hair, skin, and nails
  • Reduces joint pain & inflammation
  • Prevents infection

INGREDIENTS

  • 5 pounds beef marrow, knuckle, & meaty bones
  • Salt (optional), pepper, & other spices, to taste
  • ½ cup raw apple cider vinegar
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 cup of chopped carrots
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • Handful of fresh parsley
  • Handful of fresh thyme
  • 3 bay leaves
  • Olive oil
  • Water

THE STEPS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Coat bones in olive oil, place on baking sheet, & put in the oven for approximately 30 minutes, until their golden brown
  • Put roasted bones in a large stock pot, add apple cider vinegar & water, & simmer for 1 hour
  • Add water as needed to cover the bones, & periodically skim the scum from the top of the water & discard
  • After 1 hour, add vegetables & spices, & bring it all to a boil
  • Reduce to a low simmer, cover, & cook for 24-72 hours (if you’re not comfortable leaving it simmering overnight, turn off the heat & let it sit overnight, then turn it back on & let it simmer all day the next day)
  • Let the broth cool, strain it (optional), & enjoy!

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