Don’t throw away the carcass of your Thanksgiving turkey. Throw it in a pot with some vegetables and make the best, low-sodium turkey stock you have ever had. Freeze it for healthy soups and stews all winter long. It is paleo and low calorie too.
I know after all that Thanksgiving day cooking you are tired, but don’t throw away the carcass of your Thanksgiving turkey. The bones turn into liquid gold, luscious, flavorful, turkey stock. It is all homemade without salt with only healthy ingredients. Making your own paleo turkey stock is so easy. You can even put the turkey carcass in the refrigerator and make it the day after. I like to freeze mine in 4 cup containers. Then I have the makings of a scrumptious soup or stew all winter long. Once you make homemade stock, you are never going to want to by broth or stock again. The flavor is so much more intense and the stock has body too it. The bones give of gelatin which causes the stock to congeal when cold. Do not worry, it will liquefy again once heated.
A quart box of stock can run you $2 to $4 dollars. Wow is that expensive. Making your own is really cheap. You already have the turkey bones from Thanksgiving. You need a few vegetables to add as aromatics and you have much more than a quart of stock. You cannot beat that for home economics. If that were not enough, have you looked at the sodium levels even in the low-sodium cartons of broth? They are outrageous. I do not add salt at all to this stock. It is salt-free. When I cook with the stock, I simply add the salt as I go. That way you can control your salt intake. So save that turkey carcass and make this delicious homemade turkey stock. You will be so glad you did.
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Homemade Turkey Stock (Low Sodium, Healthy, Low Calorie, Paleo)
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