Recently while grocery shopping, I noticed chicken broth was on sale. I love me a good sale (especially if you can get a case discount with it!) so I picked up a carton. Thankfully no one saw my disgusted face as I read the ingredients. I won't name any names, but I was disappointed that even a "natural" type of chicken broth had extra ingredients in it like natural coloring. Why did my stock need color added? Needless to say I put the carton back on the shelf and passed up the sale.
You may be wondering why I would use chicken broth in a recipe when there are so many great health benefits of bone broth. Great question! I recently was prescribed to be on a low-histamine diet for a short period of time in order to decrease my overall histamine levels to manage some health concerns that flared up. Bone broth can actually be high in histamine. Normally the high histamine in bone broth is not a problem for most people, but for this particular diet modification I needed something with lower histamine. I decided to do a little researching and ultimately decided to make up my own recipe for chicken broth.Read More