Sara's Recipe of the Week

Sara's Recipe of the Week - Buffalo Chicken Chili

Buffalo Chicken Chili

There are two common excuses about nutrition that I hear constantly: “healthy food doesn’t taste good” and “I don’t have time”. There’s no room for either of these excuses with this buffalo chicken chili recipe which proves to be delicious and simple. The flavor combination of the ground spices mixed with buffalo sauce is out of this world! The recipe is so easy that the chili can essentially cook itself! See for yourself that nutrition can be both delicious and convenient.

Cook Once, Eat Eight Bowls of Chili

In our fast paced lives where we try to fit in as many things as possible, cooking meals seems like one additional chore on the long to do list. I understand having a busy life and trying to pack in a million things. But it doesn’t mean nutrition and your health have to take a backseat! I usually get home from work between 7:00-7:30pm and if I am working out or going to yoga that saves basically no time for cooking dinner. So what do I do? I plan in advance. I cook very easy, basic recipes on the weekend and either refrigerate or freeze them in individual containers. One of my favorite go-to recipes is this buffalo chicken chili recipe because it requires very little effort, tastes delicious and makes food for days! It’s a win-win-win!

Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouse

One of the best ways to add a very concentrated source of nutrients to your diet is by adding spices and herbs. Fresh spices and herbs are more potent than ground but sometimes it’s just not possible to do everything fresh because #life. This recipe incorporates a variety of spices such as oregano, turmeric, chili powder, and red pepper flakes that protect your cells from inflammation.

Turmeric takes the “cake” for being one of the most anti-inflammatory spices in the human diet with research attributing it to decreased risk of cancer and reductions in pain associated with osteoarthritis and inflammation. The anti-cancer activity of turmeric (through it’s bioactive compound, curcumin) is enhanced by 1,000 when paired with black pepper (through piperine). All the more reason to whip up a batch of this delicious nutrition powerhouse!

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