There's very little that's more comforting than a warm bowl of soup, am I right?
However, the task of making broth or anything from scratch can seem a bit daunting at times! I'm here to say, and show you, it doesn't have to be this way. Bone broth is not only delicious, but also relatively easy to make. Not to mention the health benefits are out of this world!
Making the Bone Broth
1 whole chicken, rinsed and insides taken out
1 tsp raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar
4 qts of filtered water
1 large organic onion, chopped
2 Tbsp unrefined organic coconut oil
6 organic celery stalks with tops, washed thoroughly
2 cloves organic garlic
2 Tbsp sea salt (I use Celtic sea salt or pink Himalayan sea salt)
1 Tbsp organic black pepper
1/4 tsp organic cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp organic basil
1/2 tsp organic thyme
Place everything in a stainless steel pot and bring to a boil.
Remove any film from the top throw it away.
Cover and let cook on medium low heat for 6-8 hours (The longer it cooks the better)
One hour before your broth is done, start preparing your vegetables for the soup
Making the Soup
8 organic carrots, chopped
1/2 of an organic onion, chopped
5 organic celery, chopped
1 tsp coconut oil
1 cup organic frozen vegetables
1/2 cup organic spinach or power greens
1 Tbsp parsley, chopped
Sauté carrots, onion, and celery in coconut oil for about three minutes.
Take the chicken from your bone broth and put on a plate or cutting board. Pull the meat from the bones and save the meat for the soup.
Place a strainer over another pot and pour broth unto it. Throw away anything left in the strainer.
Keep your broth in the pot and add in the sautéed and frozen vegetables and chicken meat. Season to taste (I like to use organic garlic granules, herbamare, salt, pepper, basil, and thyme)
Cook until vegetables are tender or around 35-40 minutes. Add greens and parsley right before serving.