It's smelling delicious here at the Beagle in Mind kitchen. What's on the stove? Delicious, nutritious bone broth. Once done this healthy pot of goodness can be served up as a broth over your dog's food.
Warm it up for those chilly days, spoon it over cold to add those extra nutrients during summer or freeze it as fun and healthy ice cube treats for those extra hot days!
2kg Beef knuckle bones
500g Cow heels
500g Ostrich knee caps
1/3 Cup apple cider vinegar
Place the bones in a heavy/thick based pot (with the carrots, celery and parsley if you choose to use them at this point).
Add enough water to cover the bones and veg, apple cider vinegar and other supplements such as turmeric or rooibos tea should you choose to use them.
Put on a low heat with the lid on for a minimum of 24 hours (we leave it 2 - 3 days). Do not leave on the heat overnight. Switch off and carry on the next day.
Remove the bones and vegetables and discard. Do not feed these bones to your dogs. Now you can get creative and add vegetables and herbs, medicinal mushrooms and so forth.
Let the broth cool with the additions and then place in the kitchen overnight or for a few hours.
You should be able to chip or scrape off the fat - toss the fat in your green bin or compost heap.
Scoop the broth into ice cube trays or containers to freeze or store in the fridge and scoop some over your dogs food daily. In the fridge it will last about 4 - 5 days.
This recipe yielded 5l of bone broth.
Let us know how your Beags like the bone broth - what did you put in yours?
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