Happy Hot Head Chili Day! What a great opportunity to try a vegetarian option. Toss in inflammation-fighting cayenne pepper and blood sugar-lowering cinnamon and you have a meal that is healthy AND delicious.
Bean-There Chili   
Serves 4
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 onions, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
2 red peppers, chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
24-ounce can kidney beans
12-ounce can black beans
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons oregano
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 cans low sodium tomatoes, chopped and undrained
1. Saute onion, carrot, pepper, and garlic in olive oil. Cook until all vegetables are soft.
2. Add beans and cook five minutes.
3. Add cinnamon, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and cinnamon stick and cook 2-3 minutes.
4. Add salt, pepper, and tomatoes and simmer 45 minutes.
5. Serve warm.