Chili is a Fall staple in most households. Why not spruce it up a bit for the Halloween season by switching out the Con Carne for some protein-packed quinoa and put away the slow cooker in replacement for this season’s best gourd! Chili in a pumpkin is appealing for the eyes and your taste buds!
This recipe originally appeared on Food Matters.
What is Quinoa?
Quinoa is one of the world’s most popular health foods. It is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants. It may improve your blood sugar and cholesterol levels and even aid weight loss. [Source]