Chicken Bone Broth

Bone broth has become the new trendy superfood elixir, rich in minerals that support the immune system, and healing gut compounds like collagen to help intestinal inflammation.  Bone Broth was my go to after being diagnosed with leaky gut syndrome.  I started feeling more like my self within 3 months of introducing foods such as bone broth and removing foods like dairy, sugar, alcohol and caffeine.  Bone broth is uncomplicated to prepare and offers many amazing health benefits.

1 chicken carcass *pasture raised*
3 carrots *tops included*
2 stalks celery, with leaves
1 onion, peel on
1/2 leek
1 piece fresh ginger
1 piece fresh turmeric * if you can’t find fresh you can use powder*
1.5 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1.5 tbsp fresh lemon juice
3 garlic cloves, smashed
8 sprigs parsley
8 sprigs cilantro
small bunch of rosemary
1 bay leaf
1 tsp Himalayan sea salt

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Roast chicken carcass for 30 minutes * try to remove most of the meat from the bones*

Roughly chop all your veggies and add them to a large sauce pot or 10 quart crockpot.  Add remaining ingredients. Once your chicken carcass is ready, add to the sauce pot.  Cover all ingredients with water, and bring to a boil.  Once your broth is boiling, adjust the heat and allow bone broth to simmer for a minimum 8 hours and a maximum of 24 hours.  I suggest using a 10 quart crockpot if you would like your broth to simmer for the maximum time.  The longer your bone broth simmers the better!

Once bone broth as reached your preferred simmer time, strain and store in glass jars in the fridge for 5 days.  Your can freeze your bone broth for 1 year.

Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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