No matter the season, homemade broth is usually bubbling away, simmering on my stovetop. To me, homemade broth speaks of tenderness; A humble way to nourish those we love most. It brings sweet comfort to a mama’s heart knowing that this traditional, simple method of food preparation will not only bring about good food but good health.
It’s always good to reiterate just how good homemade broth is to our health. Made properly, homemade broth contains minerals the body can easily absorb. Minerals like calcium and magnesium that many adults and children now find themselves deficient in. It’s good for aging as well, as it contains the broken down material from cartilage and tendons, like chondroitin sulphates and glucosamine, to aid in arthritis and joint pain. Then there’s gelatin. The gelatin extracted from the bones and joints is good for our skin, hair, teeth, and nails. It aids in digestion, helps to maintain hormonal balance, and can even combat adrenal fatigue….