You won't miss the beef in this chili!
Heat pan over medium heat.
Add olive oil once pan is heated.
Saute onion and garlic for about 10 minutes until onions begin to brown and turn translucent.
Pour onion mixture into slow cooker. Add ALL other ingredients to slow cooker. Stir well.
Cook over low heat for 6 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours. Stir when done and add additional salt and pepper to taste as needed. Top with toppings and enjoy!