Power Pumpkin Chili

Twentysomethings should not only eat clean and work hard, but also play hard and get a little dirty every now and then. So its been a while since Epic Vacation (aka VacayMay2013) planning took precedence over paleo meal prep. But don’t worry! We’re back with renewed vigor and still way too much passion for healthy lifestyle choices! Starting with a simple “throw it all in the crockpot” while you regain your strength from your first WOD in 10 days.

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Power Pumpkin Chili:
3 servings 359 cal/ea : 9g fat: 23 carb : 38g protein

2 lb ground beef
2 onions, diced
2 yellow bell peppers, diced
4 garlic cloves, minced
30 oz canned roasted tomatoes (or 6 fresh tomatoes + 2 tbsp tomato paste)
16 oz canned green chiles
30 oz canned pumpkin puree
2 cups water or chicken/beef stock
2 tbsp cinnamon
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp salt and pepper

Chop all of your veggies (garlic, pepper, onion, tomatoes).
Mix all ingredients in slow cooker.
Cook on LOW for 7 hours.

With each serving:
2 cups spinach &
1 cup grilled eggplant
tossed in Redhot and garlic powder

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