In the spirit of Healthy Weight Week, we're thrilled to introduce a recipe that is as nourishing as it is mindful of reducing waste: the just better.® Fiber-Rich Veggie Broth! This isn't just any broth – it's a versatile, fiber-rich concoction that serves multiple purposes in your kitchen.
This veggie broth is a game-changer for those who love meal prepping or are looking for natural, effective ways to manage their weight. It's packed with the goodness of vegetables and enhanced with the transformative power of just better.® Prebiotic Fiber, making it a hearty, nutritious addition to your healthy living routine.
But why sip on broth? Sipping warm broth can be incredibly satisfying and comforting, particularly on chilly days or when you're feeling under the weather. More than that, it's a fantastic way to curb hunger between meals without adding excess calories. The rich, savory flavors satisfy your taste buds, while the fiber content helps to keep you feeling fuller for longer, reducing the likelihood of unnecessary snacking.
The benefits of this broth extend beyond sipping. As a base for soups and stews, it adds depth and nutrition, enhancing flavors without the need for artificial additives. When cooking whole grains like rice, quinoa, or barley, using this veggie broth instead of water infuses your grains with a subtle, aromatic flavor, not to mention the added nutritional benefits.
So whether you're a seasoned meal-prepper, a health-conscious cook, or simply someone who loves the comforting warmth of a good broth, our just better.® Fiber-Rich Veggie Broth is an ideal addition to your meal prep repertoire.
Also, don't forget to check out our recent blog, 'Seven Surprising Ways to Support Healthy Weight Management.' It offers a wealth of tips and insights that are perfect for anyone on their journey to a healthier lifestyle.
just better.® Fiber-Rich Veggie Broth
Assorted Vegetable Scraps (onion peels, carrot ends, celery leaves, etc.)
8 Cups of Water
6 Tablespoons of just better.® Prebiotic Fiber
3 to 4 Cloves of Garlic (Scraps can also be used.)
1 or 2 Rosemary Sprigs
1 or 2 Bay Leaves
4 Sprigs of Fresh Thyme
1 teaspoon Black Peppercorns
Additional variations (optional): Fresh Ginger, Chili Flakes
Throughout the week, collect vegetable scraps and store them in a gallon-sized ziplock bag in the freezer.
Once you've accumulated enough scraps, place them in a large pot, adding 8 cups of water.
Add herbs and spices.
Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce it to a simmer.
Let it simmer for about 60 to 90 minutes to extract the flavors.
After simmering, strain the broth to remove the scraps and herbs.
Stir in 6 Tablespoons of just better.® Prebiotic Fiber until it's completely dissolved.
🥕 Your Fiber Rich Veggie Broth is now ready!
Pour it into jars for storing in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or use it immediately for cooking or sipping.
Freeze your broth in ice trays and empty it into a freezer bag for a convenient way to add a little pizzazz to your dishes.
The Benefits of Cooking with just better.® Prebiotic Fiber
Using just better.® Prebiotic Fiber in your cooking is a great way to boost the nutritional value of your meals. This addition helps keep you feeling fuller for longer, stabilizes blood sugar levels, lowers cholesterol, and supports a healthy gut.
One of the best parts about just better.® is that it blends into your food without changing its taste or texture. Whether you're preparing meals in advance or cooking at the moment, just better.® maintains its effectiveness, making every dish you prepare tasty and a powerhouse of nutrition. It's a simple step to elevate your everyday meals into nutritionally rich experiences that align with your healthy living goals.
There you have it – a simple, versatile, and delicious just better.® Fiber-Rich Veggie Broth. Whether you're sipping it warm on a cozy evening, using it as a base for your favorite soup, or cooking grains, this broth is a testament to how easy and tasty healthy eating can be. Happy cooking!
Live… just better.®!