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Healing Benefits of Bone Broth 11-17-15

Healing Benefits of Bone Broth

bone brothBones are a perfect example of why you should never judge a book by its cover. What kind of nutrients could possibly lurk in there? Just about everything! Locked away inside are a wealth of essential nutrients – anti-inflammatory and gut-healing proteins, healthy fats, and a wealth of minerals just waiting to be used. Bone broth:

  • supports proper digestion and reverses leaky gut
  • reduces joint inflammation and pain
  • amino acids offer anti-inflammatory effects
  • contains high amounts of calcium, magnesium protein, and much more!

We carry a frozen prepared blend from Homegrown Meats. We also carry a convenient, dehydrated broth from Honest Kitchen. Great for both dogs and cats, it can be served as a satisfying drink between meals, poured on kibble for a little extra moisture or used to hydrate an Honest Kitchen meal, our bone broth is incredibly versatile. You might find it tempts a picky pet, or perks up one who’s been a bit down in the appetite department, too.

You can also make bone broth at home! It’s not as easy as buying it for you or your pet, but can pretty beneficial to make if you have bones you are going to simply discard.

Simple Bone Broth Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole organic raw chicken
  • 4 quarts filtered water
  • 3 celery stalks, halved
  • 3 carrots, halved
  • 3 onions, quartered
  • Hand-full of parsley
  • Directions:
  • Place chicken in a large stock pot and add water. Add more water if the chicken is not covered fully.
  • Add the vegetables and bring to a boil. Skim the scum off the top and discard.
  • Reduce to a low simmer, cover, and cook for 24 hours. If you don’t want to leave the stove on all night, you can transfer to a slow cooker and cook on low.
  • During the last 10 minutes of cooking, throw in the parsley.

Let the broth cool, and add sea salt to taste.

Store in the fridge for up to 7 days or freeze for up to 6 months.

[taken in part from wowchiro.com]

Come in today to learn more how to keep your pet healthy through simple dietary changes.

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