A couple of years ago bones weren’t really on my cooking radar and I hadn’t heard of the benefits of bone broth. Sure I boiled up the occasional roast chicken carcass for stock or soup, but I can’t say I actively tried to incorporate bones into my diet on a regular basis. I had no idea my diet was lacking in something that could give me a significant health boost, because no one really talks that much about bones do they? It wasn’t until I started working with Helen of Nourish-ed that I began to hear bones discussed in a way that elevated them to the top of the nutritional pops.
I was intrigued. I started reading about bones and this mystical ‘bone broth’ and I was actually a little stunned by what I discovered. Because bones are absolutely magical things. Transformative in their health benefits. They should not be reserved for special occasions, or the classic ‘chicken soup for a cold’. Why had no one told me this before? I look back now at the missed opportunities, the times I reached over the bony cuts, to the lean diced meat and I wish I’d been a bit more