Some days we’re busier than others. Other days, we’re lazier than others. When this happens, we tend to neglect our health. We grab a sugary granola bar and call it a meal or opt for fast food.
Having leftovers in the fridge is always a good idea if you’re running short on time or too lazy to cook. However, re-heating week-old chicken day-in and day-out can get somewhat boring and we know that.
Throwing some ingredients into a slowcooker, walking away, and scooping the contents into containers a couple hours later is an easy way to solve this problem. Chili, for example, is hearty and a yummy leftover option for these colder months.
2 cups chopped bell peppers
1 cup chopped yellow onion
1 can crushed tomatoes
1 small can of chopped tomato and mild green chili
2 cans pinto beans
1lb lean ground turkey/ ground beef
½lb spicy turkey sausage
4 garlic, cloves minced
1 tsp salt
1tsp red pepper flakes
1tsp ground chili powder
- Chop bell peppers and onion. Place in slow cooker at the bottom of the pot.
- In a medium-to-high-heat pan, cook off ground turkey / ground beef until dark in color. Scrape into slow cooker.
- Add in beans, tomatoes, garlic, and spices. Stir until mixed thoroughly.
- Cover and cook on low heat for 4-6 hours.
- Let cool. Place in a large container and reheat and eat when ready!
*recipe based off allrecipes.com
*Credit Nikita Tiffany. Follow @niki.eats for more cool food action!