Homemade Metabolism-Boosting Brew

Give your vegetable broth a boost with this herbal infusion. Use a tea-ball infuser to enhance the flavor and nutrient content of the broth without clogging it up with unwelcome little bits of cinnamon or black peppercorn.

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  • cinnamon stick
  • 3 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 dried peperoncino
  • 6 cups vegetable broth


Pour the vegetable broth into a pot and bring to a boil. When the liquid is boiling, toss in an infuser full of the other ingredients. Simmer for 10 minutes.