Clean Eating Recipe: Cooking with Bone Broth

bone broth eating disorder recovery

“Indeed, stock is everything in cooking. Without it, nothing can be done.” -Auguste Escoffier

There is so much truth to this quote! I recently started incorporating bone broth into my diet every day. When they say “Let food be thy medicine”, this is definitely one of the foods they are talking about! The healing benefits are seemingly endless, especially to the individual recovering from an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder, or bulimarexia. Bone broth provides support to the adrenals, teeth, bones, and helps in recovery from leaky gut. As an added benefit, it makes everything taste mouth-watering and delicious! You don’t have to be a chef to make bone broth, it is really easy to make!

Bone Broth Recipe


1 gallon of filtered water
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar (per gallon of water)
10 cloves of garlic
1/4 cup coarse Himalayan sea salt
your favorite herbs and spices
8-10 grass-fed beef bones with marrow
8-10 carrots
1-2 onions
4-6 celery stalks

1. Bake bones for 1 hour at 350°.
1. Pour 1 gallon of filtered water into crock pot
2. Add in all ingredients.

Place all ingredients in crockpot and cook on low for 24 – 72 hours. Strain and pour into glass jars that can be frozen. Keeps in fridge for 5+ days, so put some there and freeze the rest.

To create a particularly great tasting stock and a scrumptious beef dish, add an inexpensive grass fed beef cut and let it cook for 5 or 6 hours and then remove and enjoy, or use for soups, stews, barbeque, etc. You can do the same thing with chicken breasts but you have to be more careful with the broth afterwards and keep it frozen until you use it. This is a great way to get CLA into your chicken dishes and it really tastes like pulled pork when you take it out.

Nutritional Information for 1 Cup: 209 calories, 10 g fat, 22 g protein, 6 g carbs, 2 g fiber.

So, how do I incorporate bone broth into my diet? Look at all of these amazing dishes I’ve enjoyed this past week!

cooking with bone broth

1. Fish with Spinach
2. Beef with Green Beans and Mushrooms
3. Chicken with Green Beans
4. Bison Burger with Mushroom and Gouda

All these dishes were simple yet delicious! I lightly brown the meat/fish/mushrooms in coconut oil and season with organic garlic salt, organic garlic pepper, and bourbon smoked paprika; if I am prepping meat for a salad, I sometimes add fresh italian herbs. Next, I add in some bone broth and simmer. Later I add my veggies, I love spinach with the fish, and green beans with the chicken and mushroom soup. It adds incredible flavor as well as lots of really good CLA. Before serving, I season it with a bit of Himalayan Sea Salt.
If you are unable to make your own bone broth, there is an alternative! You can have delicious bone broth shipped right to your home from Chef Lance Roll! Be sure to check out our podcast interview with Lance!
Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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