Comfort Fuel: Nourishing Bison and Vegetable Stew

Mindith Rahmat


Women's Fitness, Yoga, Natural Movement, Bodyweight Exercise, Kettlebells

bison and vegetable stew


Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 90 minutes

Serves: 4-6




  • 2 ½ lbs grass-fed bison stew meat
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes
  • 2 quarts beef stock
  • 2 teaspon dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 whole cinnamon sticks
  • ½ cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon pink himalayan salt and coarse ground pepper
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil



  1. Melt oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions to the pot along with 1/2 teaspoon sea salt. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  4. Stir in the thyme.
  5. Slowly whisk in the stock and then scrape the bottom of the pot to release any browned bits.
  6. Add the meat and veggies and bring to a simmer.
  7. Add cinnamon sticks and balsamic vinegar.
  8. Cover the pot and cook on low simmer for another 1½ hours.
  9. Remove cinnamon sticks. Season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.
  10. Enjoy!


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