I spend a lot of energy promoting and consuming a plant based way of eating but that conversation shifts when we start talking about bone broths.
I swear by taking bone broth for improving immunity, moods, brain function, digestion, and reducing inflammation in my body. A good bone broth is full of beneficial minerals, gelatin, collagen, glutathione, glucosamine and packaged in a form that is easy to swallow and absorb.
I make my own because it is way less expensive than store bought, I can make it in bulk, and mine is always better.
About once a month I will cook a whole organic chicken, debone it, and put the carcass and any parts that won’t be eaten into the crockpot and brew a big batch of bone broth.
Once made it can be used in all sorts of recipes or easily frozen for later use. One of my favorite ways to take it is simply to sip it plain with a little hot water, salt, and pepper.
During this month’s batch I decided to try infusing it with a high CBD (cannabidiol) cannabis kief and powdered turmeric. The results were great. I’ve had it first thing in the morning, in the middle of the day, and for dinner and no matter what it feels like I have done something good for myself.
CBD Turmeric Bone Broth
-bones and scraps from 1 organic chicken
-1T apple cider vinegar
-1 gram kief
-2T turmeric, or more
- Put the chicken parts in a crock pot and fill to about an inch from the top.
- Add apple cider vinegar and let sit over night on low. (This helps to bring nutrients out of the bones.)
- Remove all chicken parts and separate the liquid through a strainer.
- Return the liquid broth to the crockpot, add kief and turmeric, and let sit on low overnight.
- Use immediately or freeze individual portions for later use.
Notice that I did not decarboxylate my cannabis, which is something you may want to do before you add it to the broth. I didn’t feel the need to do so with this recipe or this particular strain of CBD (cannabidiol) rich kief.
If you are new to taking turmeric, feel good about adding generous amounts as it is beneficial for reducing inflammation, improving digestion, lowering blood sugar, and increasing bile production. It is mild in flavor and a bright yellow color that brings extra life to food.
Good health and peace to you.
Pam Dyer is a Holistic Health Coach who trains people with scoliosis and chronic illness how they can improve sleep, gut health, immunity, and brain function to live full and hurt less. To book a consult with Pam please email: firstname.lastname@example.org