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Make Magic Mineral Broth!

A reminder for those of you who know about it, and an epiphany for those of you who don’t: Magic Mineral Broth!

Food As Medicine Executive Chef & faculty member Rebecca Katz, MA, first published the recipe for this potent potion in her cookbook One Bite at a Time: Nourishing Recipes for Cancer Survivors and Their Friends– and has since generously offered it on her website rebeccakatz.com.  She calls it her “Rosetta stone of soup”.

This time of year, with colds and flu swirling about, I feel naked without it.  And that’s a simple problem to fix– a trip to the farm market or grocery store for a sack full of everything on the list, a few minutes to wash and chop, and several hours of cozy reading time while the broth simmers and the kitchen fills with a healthy, rich aroma– and you’re good to go.  One recipe makes quite a lot of broth– see photo of results in the slide show– most of which I freeze for those moments when you need a mineral-rich broth to pick you right up.  My kind of health insurance :)

Thank you, Rebecca!


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  • Wanda Lucas

    The Magic Mineral Broth is amazing! You can use it as the base for soups, sip it or use it to cook other things. I use it to cook greens, rice, etc. instead of using plain water. Thank you Rebecca!

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