Spotlight on Chili

Just ate some leftovers from my second Meatless Monday! I made an awesome vegan chili, which we served with brown rice and some corn bread.

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Doesn’t that look delicious? It was very thick and hearty–I don’t think anyone would miss the meat. Bulgur was the key ingredient; it gives it that kind of grainy texture you get with ground beef or ground turkey. And the dish is super-healthy of course.

My mom still guided me and lended an extra pair of hands, but I really did most of it myself and I’m proud. I know how to make chili now! That will be incredibly useful for the rest of my life.

Chili is a fantastic one pot meal; it is so nutritious, balanced, and filling, and I think it’s one vegan dish that everyone can get on board with right away. Sometimes people think a vegan diet is all raw veggies, but that’s so not true. Look how satisfying a meal you can make from grains, veggies, and legumes.

Please consider trying a Meatless Monday! Ease yourself in with a hearty chili =). Now, for all you vegetarians, what should I make next?

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