It seems like every year, simple fresh whole foods launch some new trend, and a bunch of folks jump on the wagon, and once manufacturers get wind, new products land on the shelves in the blink of an eye. Bone broth is no exception to that marketing craze, but does it have staying power?
Today’s recipe comes with one of my favorite stories I especially loved to tell when I began to teach how to use food as medicine. The story is an old folk tale called “Stone Soup,” and while there are several different versions, Jon J. Muth’s adaptation made a particularly strong impression on me while I worked to develop a community-based integrative health program to stop the growing trend of chronic disease.
Supplements tend to be the first thing we run to, believing they can provide us with the nutrients our bodies need. In fact, one of the first questions most new clients ask me is generally presented in the form of a box or bag filled with bottles of "nutritional supplements" they paid a lot of money for.