Thursday, January 23, 2014
Now, I find myself pushing away perfectly good food, grumbling about being full long before clearing my plate, and eating dinners of cheese and crackers. I feel my energy slipping and I also feel my mood depreciating.
CROCKPOT CHILI (serves 8)
1 lb. ground beef
3/4 c. onion, diced
3/4 c. celery, diced
3/4 c. green pepper, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 (10.75 oz.) cans tomato puree
1 (15 oz.) can kidney beans, with liquid
1 (15 oz.) can kidney beans, drained
1 (15 oz.) can cannellini beans, with liquid
1 Tbsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. dried parsley
1 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. dried oregano
3/4 tsp. dried basil
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. hot sauce
1. Cook ground beef in a skillet over medium heat until cooked through. Drain and transfer to crockpot.
2. Add vegetables, beans, and spices to crockpot. Stir to combine.
3. Cook on low for 8 hours. Taste test and add more hot sauce or spices as needed.