Chili is really easy to make dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan. This is not the recipe I use, but close. I thought it was funny how she talked about "weird" ingredients. :) You could easily add meat back into this recipe.
STEF: This is a great recipe for batch-making and freezing for future use. Remember: Herbs, herbs, herbs maketh the tasteth. Also, if you don't have a rice cooker, I really recommend it - it has made our life so much easier (and washing up so much quicker