Looking to increase your collagen intake, and nutritious minerals found in bone marrow?
A fun experiment encouraged by how many websites are selling "bone broth" powder.
Since I always prefer the real thing, and don't mind trading the long way around for superior taste, I set out to figure out how to go about this process.
Stopping into the local meat market, asking if they have bones for sale, and yes found minimum pound bags with 3-5 bones.
As I tested just one bone to start, to determine if this process was a daily routine type activity, or batches.
Love all my supplies calling attention to themselves... Fresh Ginger, Garlic, Italian Herbs, joined by Himalayan Sea Salt added to softly simmering bone broth slowing bringing fragrant smells into the kitchen for over an hour. The smell is intoxicating of comfort and reminiscent of Grandma...
Benefits include healing your gut, collegene . touted as better then botox.
The slow simmer includes apple cider vinegar that assists in breaking down minerals and vitamins in the bone marrow. Your personal recipe may include all the farmer market favorites and whatever you may have in your refridge like celery, carrots, onions, and more.
There are helpful charts that describe the specific organs assisted when eating each of these fresh produce items and the shape is definitely familiar as well.
celery- bones, skeleton
beets - heart
walnut - brain
olives - ovary