Smith: Chili | Food and Cooking

At the first hint of cooler weather, there will be those (me included) running to the kitchen to make a pot of chili. It can be made a thousand different ways, each person claiming they have the secret ingredient that makes their chili win the beloved chili cookoff. There’s no right or wrong way to make chili, but there are a few things you can do to make it healthier.

Soups, including chili, are a great way to add more vegetables to the diet. Besides the common veggies like bell peppers, onions and tomatoes, consider carrots, celery, parsnips