Winter is officially upon us, and with it, frigid temperatures are making their appearance across the nation.
There is nothing like a hearty soup to warm the bones after braving the cold. Soup has a plethora of health benefits as well, especially when it is made with traditional bone broth.
Bone broth contains many minerals, and is strengthening to the bones and immune system. Incorporate it into your diet by using one of the recipes below.
1. Homemade Chicken Soup (And How to Make Bone Broth)
We’ve all heard that chicken soup is a home remedy for treating the common cold, but do you know why? For the most part, the homemade bone broth is the reason for its healing properties! This homemade chicken soup from Mama’s Weeds contains all the health benefits of broth, along with nourishing chicken and veggies. Plus, she gives a great tutorial on how to easily make homemade bone broth.
2. French Onion Soup
French onion is a classic soup served at many restaurants and bistros. When made with beef bone broth, as in this recipe from The Nourished Kitchen, not only is it delicious, but nutritious as well! In this article, you will also find a tutorial on how to make beef stock.
3. Italian Sausage & White Bean Soup
This soup is an Italian favorite, and the creamy richness in this version by The Nourishing Home is sure to please the pallet. Using homemade chicken stock as a base makes it not only delicious, but nutritious as well!
4. Boeuf Bourguignon
Julia Childs is famous for her version of boeuf bourguignon, and as elegant as she makes it look, it’s a pretty simple, yet hearty stew. This recipe from Wellness Mama uses beef bone broth, which adds an extra nutritional bonus, and as the flavors all come together, you’ll be amazed at the complexity of taste and deliciousness of the dish!
5. Cream of Tomato Soup
Campbell’s tomato soup has been a household favorite for decades, but with a list of unhealthy ingredients on the label, making your own is a much better option! This easy cream of tomato soup recipe from Keeper of the Home is a tasty, but much healthier alternative to the canned stuff!