3 Bari-friendly Recipes that are Scary Delicious!

Fall 🍁 is my time of the year! At least, this is the time of the year that my family has special requests from me in the kitchen.

I'll be sharing three delicious comfort foods that taste too good to be healthy (but they are!)

The number one Fall (and Winter) related request I get is... chili!

Crock Pot Chili


1lb ground beef

1lb ground Italian sausage

1/2 onion 🧅

1/2 green pepper 🫑

1 large can petite diced tomatoes 🍅

1 mini can tomato 🍅 paste

1 can kidney beans 🫘 (drained)


2tbsp Minced garlic

Garlic powder

Onion powder

Chili powder

Crushed red pepper

Badia complete seasoning

Memphis blues hype seasonings

1tsp Cinnamon


•In a skillet add ground beef, sausage, onion, and peppers.

•Add 1tbso minced garlic along with a generous amount of each seasoning above (minus the cinnamon)

•Cook until meat is thoroughly browned and cooked

While that is cooking, prepare crock pot on high and add:

•Diced tomatoes, a heaping tablespoon of tomato paste, kidney beans (drained), a tbsp of garlic, a generous amount of each seasoning (AND cinnamon)

•Stir well and add in cooked meat mixture

•Cook, covered, on high for approximately two hours (or on low for 4-6 hours) stirring occasionally

Serve while hot and top with your favorite toppings (I.e. shredded cheese, sour cream, jalapeños, etc).

Can also be served over chips, rice, noodles, and more.

Need a tasty appetizer in a hurry?

Bet. How about a 5-minute buffalo chicken dip?

Buffalo Chicken Dip


1 package whipped cream cheese

1/3 cup buffalo sauce

1/2 cup Rotisserie (or canned white) chicken 🍗

1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese 🧀

Red pepper flakes

Garlic 🧄 powder

Onion 🧅 powder


In a bowl, mix cream cheese, buffalo sauce and shredded chicken. Season to taste. Add shredded cheese and mix well.

Serve hot or cold with chips, veggies, pretzels, pita crisps, and more.

Perfect addition to a charcuterie board!