Homemade Slow Cooker Chicken Bone Broth Soup – Less than $10 to make
Delicious and simple to make homemade Chicken Bone Broth Soup.
This tasty chicken soup is minus the noodles to minimize carbs and is filled with chicken breast, organic bone broth, carrots, zucchini, celery and ginger root.
This digestive friendly recipe is filled with health benefits.
A great source of protein that powers your body. Our muscles require protein to stay strong and lean. Chicken also helps strengthen your bones, good for heart health and supports healthy blood pressure. A nice surprise, chicken has vitamins and minerals that support brain health.
Ginger is known as one of the true Super Foods. Ginger is filled with antioxidants and is a natural anti-inflammatory. It’s known to help with digestion including nausea. It has also been known to help fight infection, support good cholesterol and support healthy brain function.
Zucchini is a high fiber low calorie vegetable that is known to help with digestion and is also has antioxidants, Vitamin B6 and good for the eyes. Who would have thought, zucchini naturally has zeazanthin which supports eye health.
Carrots are known to be a good source of antioxidants and beta carotene which may help you sleep. It’s also a good source of fiber, vitamin K1, vitamin C and minerals including potassium, calcium and iron for optimal health.
Growing up I always heard celery doesn’t have a lot of health benefits. Just not true. Celery is a low glycemic index vegetable filled with vitamins A, K and C and also includes essential minerals of potassium and folates.
Bone broth comes from boiling the chicken bones to extract collagen. Collagen is a known natural anti-inflammatory and may help with joint health and osteoarthritis. It is a digestive friendly ingredient which is a good source of calcium the essential minerals of phosphorous, and magnesium. Bone broth also includes vitamin A and K and is a good fatty acid and may even help you sleep better.
1 ½ lbs of chicken breast (can substitute with thighs)
5 stalks of celery
¼ cup of sliced up ginger root
1 large zucchini
32 Ounces of Organic Chicken Broth
Pour chicken broth into slow cooker, add in chicken. (I like to add whole boneless chicken breasts. It is to cut up after it has been cooked and makes for tasty large chunks of chicken in your soup.
Add cut up carrots, thinly sliced ginger root, cut up zucchini and celery.
It can cook all day on low in your slow cooker or you can put it on high to cut the cook time down to 3 or 4 hours.
Add Himalayan and garlic salt and any of your favorite seasonings.
All of the ingredients added up to under $10. You can cut the cost down to almost $5 if you grow your own food. All of the ingredients other than the chicken and bone broth can be grown in your home or backyard. Yes, even ginger root. Here is a video link from Illinois University on how to grow ginger root: https://bit.ly/2Y1KLec
To Your Exquisite Health and Joy