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Benefits of Wild Rice + Creamy Wild Rice Soup

I may have had wild rice three times before moving to northeastern Minnesota. Wild rice is native to where I live in Minnesota — so it’s EVERYWHERE. You can even buy wild rice in gas stations! We quickly learned that wild rice is a thing up here, and if we were going to live up here, we had to figure out how to cook it. Specifically creamy wild rice soup.

Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup

I’ve been cooking up a storm lately… And so I cook soup. I want bone broth and veggies and cheese. I want warm and creamy and soothing. I can’t really ask for a better soup than this to settle in and cozy up with: a creamy broccoli-cheese soup that is nothing like the gloppy, gooey mess you pour out of a can.

Nourishing Mexican Chicken Soup {in the Crock Pot!}

Like many other old favorites, I learned to re-create On The Border’s chicken tortilla soup, using fresh, organic veggies, traditionally prepared rice, and nourishing bone broth. Re-creating restaurant favorites is an easy way to save money and eat healthier.

3 Steps To Broth That Gels Every Time {+ why I love my Crock Pot for broth}

Unless you’re Mick Dodge and/or have been living under a rock … you’ve likely pinned something or read about the many, many benefits of bone broth. I won’t go into all that today. That’s not new information, and I don’t want to just re-blog stuff that 592 other bloggers have done a bang-up job writing about. No, today, I’m just going to share my own experience in making broth that gels every time. This is half a decade of trial and error talking here, and what I’ve finally figured out works for me like a charm.