Celebrate National Chili Day

Celebrate National Chili Day

Celebrate National Chili Day with our easy-to-make recipes that will satisfy everyone! Chili is a warm, hearty dish packed with healthy protein, fiber, and vitamins, making it an ideal choice during winter. Simply combine all the ingredients in a crockpot before leaving for work, set it on low, and come home to a delicious meal!

Spices sitting in spoons stacked on top of each other

When is National Chili Day?

A fabulous national holiday that happens every year on the fourth Thursday in February that celebrates chili of all kinds. National Chili Day was designed to encourage every one of us to eat heart-healthy beans.

National Chili Day Recipes

Sweet and Spicy Chili 

Try this nutrient-dense and vegan sweet and spicy chili crafted with beans, spices, honey, and beer. Feel free to swap out the veggie crumbles for ground turkey, beef, or shredded chicken. Add your favorite toppings such as avocado or shredded cheese to make it special!


Sweet Spicy Honey Chili with Beer


Turkey Chili

For a satisfying and traditional option, try our turkey chili. Turkey is lean, high in protein, and environmentally friendly compared to beef or pork. You can also make this chili with a mix of beans or veggie crumbles for a delicious alternative.

A bowl of Turkey Chili by Bee Inspired on a wooden tray next to a bowl of white rice

Sweet Potato Chili

Try this delicious sweet potato chili for a unique twist on traditional bean stews. The sweet potatoes provide a rich, hearty texture, while the blend of smoky spices adds a delectable sweetness.


Sweet potato chili by Bee Inspired in a white bowl next to a silver fork

White Chicken Chili

Our latest white chicken chili recipe will warm up any cold winter evening at home and satisfy your hunger.

White chicken chili by Bee Inspired in a white bowl


Southern Cornbread

If you are looking for ideas on what to serve with your chili, our Amazing Southern cornbread makes a great companion to any chili dish and will not disappoint you or your family!


Southern cornbread by Bee Inspired



Beer Bread

The idea behind beer bread is not far different from cornbread. The leavening agent is beer. Give Beer Bread a try with your chili, it makes a great companion to any chili dish and will not be disappointing!

sliced beer bread on a cutting board

Skinny Margarita

Don’t forget the Skinny Margarita Recipe; National Chili Day would not be the same without them.

Skinny margarita by Bee Inspired next to a jar of Bee Inspired Sourwood Honey


We hope that you enjoy these recipes on National Chili Day. If you decide to make any of our recipes, or better yet, your very own take, why not take a photo and share it with us using #beeinspired on Instagram. We love seeing your photos!

Kara holding a hive frame in doorway of cabin

About the Author

Kara waxes about the bees, creates and tests recipes with her friend Joyce, and does her best to share what she’s learning about the bees, honey, ingredients we use and more. Read more about Kara