People bombard me with their crazy, unique ways of using bone broth as such I wanted to give you my sure 5 weird ways to use bone broth. and just This is coming from a little bit more of a scientific perspective as well! So 5 unique ways to use bone broth. You don’t just have to sip on it throughout the day. There are strategic ways that you can use it to get some added benefit, no matter what your ultimate goal is. So let’s get right to it!
1. Break a Fast
The 1st way I would recommend you use bone broth is to break a fast. Breaking fast is actually a very delicate period. People usually think that once they’ve interim fasting, they can just eat whatever they want. Well, that is somewhat the case, but you should break your frazzles and bone rock. It helps out a lot. The gelatin and bone broth is a hydrophilic colloid. What does that mean? It draws water into your intestinal drag and because it has so much in the way of collagen and gelatin, it helps support the mucosa layer.
When you’re fasting, your gut and your mucosa layer breaks down a little bit mainly due to dehydration and mainly due to the body sort of going through almost a cannibalistic thing. I mean, it is eating itself. It eats its mucosal layer just out of the way of getting some more nutrients and overall collagen into the body. Not to mention that there is a high amount of glutamine. Glutamine is going to be powerful for the immune system as you break it fast. Of course, there is the rehydration effect.
Sure, you could drink a lot of salt water, but you’re not going to be getting the potassium or the magnesium that you need. The nice thing about bone broth is it has a nice, delicate balance of sodium. We’ve got the positively charged ions that we need for the cellular function and then we have potassium to communicate with the sodium and then magnesium, which is going to allow the gut to relax. So very, very powerful.
2. Make a fat coffee or a bulletproof bone broth
The second way you can use bone broth that a lot of people don’t think about is to make a fat coffee or a bulletproof bone broth out of it. Yes! Let’s take your bone broth then mix it up with a tablespoon of ghee, and a tablespoon of coconut oil and then add some spices if you want to then whip everything up in a magic bullet blender. It Frost up just like your keto coffee would, except, it’s a bone broth sort of latte! It tastes dang good and it’s perfect to do this right when you break a fast or for breakfast. You can also do it for lunch or just something to sip on. It’s just a unique way of getting those fats in, especially if you’re on a ketogenic, low-carb diet.
3. Use as a meal replacement
The next way is using it as a meal replacement! Now, who would have thought, right? Bone broth works well as a meal placement if you are on a calorie-restricted diet! Here’s what I like to do. I like to keep my fats relatively high in the morning and then I keep them relatively high in the evening and usually lower my fat intake middle of the day. Let me give you the quick reasoning behind this.
Keeping my fats high in the morning stimulates my Ketone Production. It makes it so that my body is mobilizing fat and used to using that fat. Then what I would do is around midday, I’ll deprive myself of fats and deprive myself of calories a little bit because then my body’s in a unique state where it’s already primed for using fats but it’s not getting them through the diet so it has no choice but to pull it from the tissues and starts burning fat. I call it my protein sandwich hypothesis but you can do it with calories too by having bone broth! you satiate yourself!
You feel like you’re having a meal but you end up not getting all the calories in. It ends up being very effective as it is a great way to take what would normally be a 600-calorie meal to like a 50-calorie meal. There are not a whole lot of Bone Broth companies out there but I found Kettle and fire or Natura Market to be amongst the best! They are the go-to’s for bone broth.
4. Cook Some Cauliflower rice with Bone Broth
People don’t think of bone broth as a cooking tool. We think of it as a regular stock for cooking because it’s cheap but it’s simple but we’re not getting the full spectrum of collagen we’re not getting the full spectrum of minerals that we would bone broth! You don’t need that much! One of my favourite thing to do is to make cauliflower fried rice! So, I take rice and cauliflower, put it in the skillet along with a little bit of ghee or a little bit of grass-fed butter then you go ahead and you add a couple of eggs or scramble the eggs first if you want to add the eggs like you would normal fried rice. You would then add 1/2 cup of bone broth to it once it starts to cook up a little bit. Let that simmer for some time!
Feel free to add additional spices or you can add whatever you want to the mix. If you want to add some Coconut Aminos to give it more of that Asian feel or that Asian flavour, then go for it! I usually add a little bit of slivered almonds or some peeling nuts or something like that to make it a little bit more of the full spectrum food that I’m looking for. The main point is to cook with it! Cook rice with it! Cook cauliflower rice with it! It adds a nice bold flavour that you normally wouldn’t get.
5. Drink Bone Broth Before Bed
Lastly, you can make a pre-bed concoction with it or just drink it before bed. One of the things that get overlooked a lot with bone broth is its high amount of glycine. Glycine ultimately puts you to sleep! Glycine cools the body. It forces vasodilation so it increases blood flow to specific areas of your body which therefore causes your body to cool down. When your body cools down it releases melatonin. Think about this interesting fact! When the Sun Goes Down and it cools down outside, then your body cools down as well! When your body cools down it knows to release melatonin which puts you to sleep.
This is important if you’re having trouble sleeping or falling asleep. Sipping on some warm bone broth before bed not only psychologically relaxes you cuz you’re drinking something warm but it physiologically has a big effect too!
Well, there you have guys! Five unique ways to use bone broth other than just sipping on it throughout the day! Bone broth is a powerhouse of nutrients that can help improve your overall health in various ways. But sometimes, it’s nice to have a specific goal in mind when you’re incorporating this nourishing drink into your diet. Whether you’re looking for increased energy, better skin health, stronger bones and joints, or even just a delicious warm beverage to sip on throughout the day, there’s a way to use bone broth that will suit your needs. Have you tried any of these unique ways to enjoy this nutrient-rich elixir? Let me know in the comments below!