Touted as a tasty, mineral-rich, immune and gut health boosting elixir, jam-packed with healing compounds such as collagen, glutamine, glycine and proline, bone broth is a savoury supplement we can’t get enough off, especially in cooler weather. If you’re simply wanting a heat and drink solution, our favourite organic grocer, Huckleberry, stock a number of organic varieties in both chicken and beef renditions. But if you’d rather a hands-on approach, we’ve got just the thing. Just remember, it pays to go organic to ensure that the ingredients bubbling and boiling in your slow cooker are capable of bringing you the goodness you seek.
Bone broth recipe
12 cups filtered water
1 packet Bostock organic chicken frames
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 yellow onion, peeled and quartered
3 large carrots, diced
4 cloves garlic, smashed
2 bay leaves
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
1 bunch fresh parsley
1. Add all ingredients (except the parsley) to a slow cooker and cook on low for 12 hours or high for 6 hours.
2. Turn off the pot, skim fat off the surface, stir in parsley and cover for 30 minutes.
3. Remove larger pieces from broth before pouring through a wire mesh strainer or cheesecloth. Refrigerate overnight.
4. Scoop away solidified fat and reheat to enjoy warm as you toast to your good health.