Three Bean Vegetarian Chili {Recipe ReDux}

This gluten-free and dairy-free three bean vegetarian chili will warm you up and nourish you from the inside out throughout the cold days of winter! I received free samples of Progresso Cooking Stock mentioned in this post at no cost. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Progresso Cooking Stock and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Vegetarian chili is one of my favorite winter meals and one I know my whole family enj… read more »

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Chili {Recipe}

Warm up this winter with a bowl of hearty vegetable lentil chili that’s brimming with flavor and nutrition.  I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the November 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. Chili is one of my favorite one pot meals in the winter months. It’s warm and filling, and full of nutrition. I usually make vegetarian chi… read more »

Heart Health and Hearty Beef & Vegetable Stew {Recipe}

Celebrate Heart Health Month and do your heart and taste buds a favor by savoring this hearty beef and vegetable stew!  Beef gets an underserved bad rap when it comes to health, especially heart health. However, recent research shows that a heart-healthy diet and lifestyle that includes lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease, including elevated cholesterol and blood pressure. Being that February is National Heart Health Month, I thought I’d share some highlights about… read more »

Hearty & Healthy 30-Minute Dinner: Buffalo Chicken Chili {Guest Post Recipe}

The following guest post was written by Meredith Kimelblatt.  When it’s cold outside, there’s absolutely nothing better than coming inside to a hot, comforting meal.  Hearty soups and casseroles seem to fit in perfectly with all the cozy parts of wintertime, like warm blankets, hot cocoa and soft sweaters. Comfort foods are one of the best parts of winter, except for one small detail – it can be easy to get carried away with the “comforting” aspect when you make them, meaning it’… read more »