Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Golden Healing Broth


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Yup, I'm someone with mobile joints which means I can get injured easily. My challenge is to find an exercise that will strengthen the muscles to support my joints. It's been a battle trying to find ways of pushing myself just hard enough but not too much. I've been slowly getting stronger from my TRX class and even added heavier plates onto my free weights at home. So there's progress, but when I landed funny from the cardio portion in class, I heard a snap in my knee. Uh-Oh! it sounded bad. Luckily I had my essential oils with me, I immediately applied the first bottle I grabbed - Frankincense on it and eased up the rest of the class. The swelling appeared in the evening. The next day, I got in to see my chiropractor, he implied that it would take a while to heal - 6 weeks. Yikes! The adjustment helped set things into place but I know from experience that torn ligament takes time to heal. Unlike past injuries, this time I didn't wait. I did all the things to support the healing, I iced it daily, made some Golden Healing Broth with turmeric and applied my NHP ( Natural Health Products ) essential oils that can " help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis." Did you know that there are over 30 Young Living essential oils and products approved by Health Canada as Natural Health Products? Helichrysum, Lemongrass, Celery Seed, the ones I used for my knee, are just three of many NHP you can use as natural alternative remedy to support your wellness. I was wowed by how quickly things improved. The swelling came down and seriously no pain! All I felt was weakness around the knee but pretty darn good compared to the day before. When I posted my quick and easy anti-inflammatory Golden Healing Broth on Instagram, many people asked if I've posted the recipe, so here it is.



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Makes 2 servings     Prep time 5 mins      

Ingredients

  • 2 cups bone broth (see recipe HERE)
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, chopped 
  • 1-2 tbsp ginger,  peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric 
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp coconut concentrate/ aka coconut manna
  • Salt to taste 


              Instructions

              1. In a pot over medium heat, bring bone broth to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer
              2. Add garlic, ginger to bone broth and let simmer for 2-3 minutes
              3. Remove from heat and pour into high speed blender like a Vitamix, THIS is the one I have
              4. Add turmeric, coconut manna, parsley to blender
              5. Blend at low to med speed until smooth, for 30 secs*
              6. Pour and serve

              Make sure your blender can take hot liquids and be careful not to burn yourself 


              ENJOY






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