A delicious hearty meat-free chili made Cincinnati style with chocolate and cinnamon.
Surprise! For those of you who haven’t flipped through the pages of my cookbook, Nutrition Stripped Cookbook, then you’re in for a treat. This is one of my favorite recipes from the cookbook mainly from the nostalgia of growing up in the Midwest eating Cincinnati style chili — it’s delicious and I gave it a healthy NS makeover. It might sound like an odd ingredient combination for you if you didn’t grow up eating Cincinnati-style chili, but try this one out, it’s too good!
From the NS Cookbook…
Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, I take my chili very seriously. Anytime I make this chili for my friends here in Nashville, they immediately say, “This is amazing, what’s in here?” The subtle rich dark chocolate and warming cinnamon take this chili to a whole new level of comfort. When I was growing up, my mother would let chili slowly cook all day long to where it was perfectly flavored and reduced to a thick consistency just in time for supper. Very purposeful, very special, and damn good.