Best Bone Broth

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Bone broth is an excellent source of nutrition that can be used as the base for most soups, stews, and sauces or enjoyed on its own as a healthy, simple snack. It's a staple of the Paleo and Keto diets, as well. Traditional methods of creating bone broth can take up to two days of simmering -- and after all your work, the broth is only good for a few days. Instead, reach for one of our favorite bone broths.

Best overall

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Bare Bones Bone Broth Instant Beverage Mix, Pack of 16

It's in the name

This popular variety of bone broth is made from grass-fed beef. All ingredients are non-GMO, as well as gluten-free and soy-free. Stay hydrated and get your protein at the same time with this choice.

Best ready to serve

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Kitchen Basics Original Chicken Bone Broth, Pack of 12

Heat in the microwave

Organic vegetables, herbs, and spices season this chicken bone broth from Kitchen Basics. There's no added MSG, and this product was certified "heart-healthy" by the American Heart Association. Just pour into a microwave-safe mug and heat for one or two minutes.

Best beef broth

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LonoLife Beef Bone Broth Powder, 10 count

Small snacks

This bone broth comes in four or ten stick packs, so there's no measuring involved. You can make it as needed, take it with you to the office, or store it in your desk for when you forget lunch or need a snack. Choose from their original beef bone broth, a low sodium version, or a Thai curry flavor. 

Best chicken broth

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LonoLife Chicken Bone Broth Powder, 10 Count

Small snacks, part two

Each packet of bone broth contains 10g of protein and 3g of fiber. To make the broth, add the powder to 8oz of hot water and then stir to combine. At only 48 calories per serving, this size is the perfect snack at work or school. 

Best quick heat

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Swanson Sipping Bone Broth, Pack of 8

Heat and go

Swanson offers a 45 calorie chicken bone made with non-GMO ingredients and no added preservatives. It's available in original chicken broth, as well as ginger and turmeric, and lemon, and rosemary. Reviewers enjoy that there is no mixing or extra containers needed with this option since you can heat it right in the package. 

Best for the environment

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Kettle & Fire Beef Bone Broth, Pack of 6

Eco-friendly packaging

Kettle & Fire offers original beef, chipotle, or lemongrass pho flavors to choose from. The 16.2 oz containers offer two servings of bone broth, all wrapped in FSC Certified Paperboard packaging. Ready for heating or using in your favorite recipe, this recipe has recently changed to allow better gelling of collagen. 

The perfect sip

Preparing the meat, herbs, and spices to simmer is a lot of work, as is straining and storing the broth once it's finished. Instead, we think that reaching for Bare Bones Bone Broth is a better use of your time. Reviewers love the deep flavor, enriched with tomato, apple cider vinegar, chicory root fiber, and shiitake mushrooms. It drinks like a soup, but it's ready in two minutes or less.

If you're incredibly pressed for time, and you want some flavor options, consider the Swanson Sipping Bone Broth. The microwaveable container saves time and clean dishes, and the ginger and turmeric flavor is a hit among reviewers.