Slurp Up this Snack

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See this big jar? Well, I bought it for snacks. As we move into the season of fleece and carbs, I’d always have my big jar filled with salty, crunchy snacks – nuts and pretzel sticks and Chex mix and the occasional cheez ball. Crunch, crunch. Salty, good-for-nothing snacks. All winter long.

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Only now that jar is filled with vegetable broth. Ha! Big difference, and I made it myself, based on Dr. Mark Hyman‘s recipe (with just one or two substitutions). Today I loaded my stockpot with kale, Swiss chard, radishes (and the greens), turnip, carrot, celery, onion, shiitake mushrooms, garlic, and ginger. Whew! Add plenty of filtered water, bring to a boil, and simmer for at least an hour. Then strain.

So here’s the plan. A cup of this crap elixir a couple of times a day instead of the usual fun stuff junk. I tried some already and it’s not bad. Not as bad as I expected. I could drink a cup of this broth two or three times a day.

Little changes, right?

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3 Comments

What the hell……..throw some dark chocolate in that pot as well!!

Turmeric, YES! It’s not bad, really. Hot broth on a cold night. 🙂

Good Luck, darling!! actually, you know what? it doesn’t sound too disgusting. The addition of ginger is what keeps it this side of not wanting to throw oneself off a cliff. I’d be tempted to chuck in a little turmeric too – it’s a wonder spice don’t ya know! I clicked on your link for Doctor Dolittle or whatever he’s called, and I noticed a rather stunning recipe for double choc peanut butter muffins….can’t you make those instead? xxxxxxx

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