The synthetic chemicals found in processed food in concert with the various forms of sugar we eat as staples of the western diet all come in direct contact with our intestinal lining. The quickest way to feeling better is to put your gut lining into direct contact with things that can repair the inflammation and are of high nutritional value. Hence...bone broth.
It's a multivitamin, a medicine for all kinds of ailments, and a delicious food all wrapped up in one. It keeps you healthy, helps you recover when sick, one of the most nourishing foods on the planet and ridiculously easy to make.
As a Minnesotan in the diaspora there are certain things that will always be close to my heart: food served on a stick, walleye steaks, hot dish, lefse, Hüsker Dü, and Prince. And Wild Rice Soup. This is a light recipe that's nutrient dense, flavorful, and appropriate for any time of year. Is it absolutely delicious? Ubetcha.
While living in Japan, I picked up the habit of eating miso soup for breakfast. Even in summer, there's something about starting your day with a bowl of nourishment and cup of green tea that makes it worth getting up in the morning. It's protein rich, nutrient dense, and probiotic heaven - what's not to love?
There's something to be said for the perfect Bloody Mary with brunch. Smooth yet spicy, sweet yet sour, peppery yet salty - what isn't there to love? Cutting the amount of tomato juice you use with bone broth increases the protein and cuts the sugar - making the boozy part a bit easier to digest and upgrades the taste to something a bit more savory.
A good broth acts as a magnificent base to dishes beyond soups or stews. Cooking with broth is one of the easiest ways to get your daily dose and one of the most popular patient recommended recipes has become this amazeballs recipe for Bone Broth Oatmeal.