CLASSIC BEEF CHILI
1 lb lean ground beef (I used 96/4)
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp. cumin (I actually REALLY like cumin and I always double this)
1 (28oz) can crushed tomatoes
1 (15oz) can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 sweet onion, chopped
1 (4oz) can diced green chilis
2 Tbsp. tomato paste
In a large nonstick skillet, cook beef and garlic over medium heat, until browned. Drain. Add chili powder and cumin; stir.
Combine tomatoes, beans, onions, chilies and tomato paste in slow cooker; stir in beef mixture. Cover and cook on high until flavors are blended, 4 to 5 hours.
Garnish with fresh cilantro, cheese, avacado, etc.
Yields: 6 (1 cup) servings
217.4 Calories; 5.3g Fat (2.1g saturated fat); 43.3mg Cholesterol; 486.4mg Sodium; 22.5g Carbohydrates; 7.5g Fiber; 22.1g Protein
What is your favorite cold weather meal?
Also yesterday I talked to a friend that I haven’t talked to you in a LONG time. It was my friend, Allena. She was the maid of honor in my wedding. I absolutely love her like a sister and even though we don’t talk nearly as much as we should I know that she would do ANYTHING for me if I ever needed her. She is one of those friends that has seen me through it all and I know that when push comes to shove she always has my back! Love you Allena!!
This morning has been awesome. No complaints. I ran 10 miles at 8:27 pace and then took an hour break to refuel with some food and coffee and then headed back in for an hour session of weight lifting with Keith. I will admit that having my husband train me is difficult. I tend to be very oversensitive when he critiques me. I have my fitness certification too so when he corrects my form I always feel like a loser! But I have to remember that I can not let that “perfection bug” win and Keith is just looking out for my safety!!
Is is hard for you to workout with your significant other?
I will be back later with the winner from the Perfect Food Bar give-a-way! I am already jealous of this lucky winner!!
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