These healthy slow cooker recipes are sure to get your creative juices flowing! Perfect for coming home to a warm dinner on a winters night or in the summertime when it’s too hot to turn the oven on.
Healthy slow cooker recipes are a busy person’s best friend. And in the summer when my unvented oven starts pouring heat out of the top of itself the second I turn it on? The crockpot starts getting pulled out more and more.
But the most popular slow cooker recipes are filled with canned soup and high fructose corn syrup packed sauces that we try to stay away from most of the time. No longer! Now we can the crockpot save the day and dive into these dishes any time of year without fear for our waistlines. All hail the glorious slow cooker!
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1. Asian Pulled Pork Lettuce Cups
A perfect blend of sweet, smokey, earthy and rich spices, this wholesome meal is so easy to make in the crock pot! This recipe is perfect for cutting down on carbs to slim down or to serve to gluten-free guests! Get the Pulled Pork Lettuce Cup Recipe here.
2. Slow Cooker Ham and Beans (With No Soak Option!)
Dry pinto beans and juicy ham hocks slow cook all day for the perfect easy dinner. Whole 30 approved! Get the Slow Cooker Ham and Beans recipe here.
3. Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup (with Secret Ingredient!)
This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is so easy to put together and has a secret ingredient that makes it creamy and thick with healthy ingredients! Get the slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe here.
4. Slow Cooker Root Vegetable and Tempeh Chili
Slow cooker tempeh chili packed with a colorful assortment of root vegetables. A super tasty meatless chili recipe that is hard to resist! Get the Full Recipe here.
5. Slow Cooker Quinoa Energy Bars
An unconventional take on crock pot recipes, energy bars made in the slow cooker! Get the Full Recipe here.
6. Crockpot Bulgogi Jackfruit
Can you believe that image above is jackfruit and not meat?!? A delicious meatless version of pulled pork – perfect on nachos, as sandwiches and even tacos. I cannot wait to try this. Get the Full Recipe here.
7. Crock Pot BBQ Chicken Quinoa
A perfect healthy slow cooker recipe for weeknights when you crave something healthy and delicious! Get the Full Recipe here.
8. Crock Pot Chicken Caesar Sandwiches
Crock pot chicken sandwiches with home-made caesar dressing and full of protein! Get the Full Recipe here.
9. Cauliflower Hash Browns Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole
A budget-friendly, easy and gluten-free slow cooker recipe! Perfect for holiday mornings. Get the Full Recipe here.
10. Crock Pot Banh Mi Bowls
The great flavors of the Banh Mi sandwiches minus the traditional crusty bread; cooked in the slow cooker with some rice and topped with lightly pickled vegetables and sriracha mayo with Greek yogurt. Get the Full Recipe here.
11. Slow Cooker Italian Barley and Sausage
A wholesome healthy slow cooker recipe with Italian barley, smoked turkey sausage and spinach, garnished with fresh basil and Parmesan cheese. Get the Full Recipe here.
12. Slow Cooker Loaded Sweet Potatoes
A healthy and super simple dinner idea where the crock pot does all the work. Individual foil packets make serving and cleaning up a breeze. Get the Full Recipe here.
13. Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken Thighs
Hearty chicken thighs, loads of spices and lots of sweet butternut squash; this healthy crockpot recipe can be prepped the night before and cooked all day while you are off doing fun things! Get the Full Recipe here.
14. Healthy Crock Pot Jalapeno, Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup
An easy and delicious dinner with tender chicken, creamy sweet corn and jalapeños thrown in the crock pot for a couple of hours. Get the Full Recipe here.
15. Slow Cooker Beer Chicken Taco Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette
An easy and fresh salad with some chicken breasts and a can of beer tossed in the slow cooker, tossed with cilantro vinaigrette and topped with sour cream. Get the Full Recipe here.
16. Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Burrito Bowls
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Burrito bowls cook all day in a home-made enchilada sauce and are topped with sautéed pears and juicy pineapple. Get the Healthy Slow Cooker Recipe here.
17. Slow Cooker Garlic Honey Teriyaki Chicken Wings
These slow cooker garlic honey teriyaki chicken wings are filled with Asian flavors of garlic, honey, ginger and soy sauce. Get the Full Recipe here.
18. Slow Cooker Caldo De Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup)
A quick and easy version of the Mexican Caldo de Pallo, made with shredded rotisserie chicken. Get the Full Recipe here.
19. Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon
An elegant slow cooked meal; Beef Bourguignon adapted for the crock pot. Get the Full Recipe here.
20. Vegan Crock Pot Chinese Hot Pot
A healthy and hearty slow cooker soup, full of vegetables and firm Tofu. Get the Full Recipe here.
21. Slow Cooker Pork Roasted Tomatillo Burritos
An easy homemade crockpot recipe with a luscious roasted green tomatillo sauce that slow cooks with pork all day long. Get the Full Recipe here.
22. Crock Pot Mojo Pork With Cuban-Style Black Beans
A must-try crock pot recipe with pork shoulders slow cooked in a tasty trio of orange, lemon and lime juice, spiked with onions, jalapenos, herbs, spices and garlic . Get the Full Recipe here.
23. Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Pulled Chicken
A fresh and light comforting meal with chicken stewed in balsamic vinegar and lots of tomatoes and a sprinkle of basil. Get the Full Recipe here.
24. Slow Cooker Black Bean & Mango Caribbean Chilli
A savoury and sweet taste of the tropics, this vegan Caribbean Chilli is a class of its own. Get the Full Recipe here.
25. Crock Pot Cheeseburger Casserole
The lip smacking taste of cheeseburgers with the convenience of crock pot cooking, and hidden veggies for some extra nutrition! Get the Full Recipe here.
26. Slow Cooker Turkey Chilli
This slow cooker chilli is super creamy and spicy. Get the Full Recipe here.
27. Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Tacos
These tacos smoke on the grill and then slow cook all day long for the perfect taco filling. Get the Full Recipe Here.
28. Bonus Recipe! Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
This yummy soup is definitely worth the wait! It’s healthy and the slow cooker makes it super simple. Get the Full Recipe here.
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