Healthy in 30: Slow Cooker Recipes

Healthy Meal Ideas,Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
October 1, 2012

Enjoy a new slow cooker recipe every day this month!

Chicken Enchilada Soup made in the Crock Pot or Slow Cooker.
Chicken Enchilada Crock Pot Soup

It’s slow cooker season, folks. So break out your slow cookers, because we’re going to load you up with a new slow cooker recipe every day this month!


Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and barley take this comforting soup back to the basics.

Red lentil soup

Red Lentil Soup

This is a super-easy way to make a last-minute soup that everyone will love.


Slow Cooker Chicken Gumbo

Okra and turkey sausage take this Louisiana tradition up a notch.


Slow Cooker Bean & Butternut Squash Chili

Butternut squash boasts sweet and nutty flavors, making this winter vegetable the perfect addition to traditional chili.

Healthy Crock Pot recipe for Italian Turkey Meatballs with Sauce.

Saucy Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs

Serve these spicy meatballs all week long, or whip them up for a special occasion!


Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

Place pork and spices in a slow-cooker before going work and dinner is done.

Chicken Enchilada Soup made in the Crock Pot or Slow Cooker.

Chicken Enchilada Crock Pot Soup

This soup piles the whole fiesta into one healthy package!

Crock pot recipe for Bison and Wheat Berry Stroganoff, a healthy recipe.

Bison Wheat Berry Crock Pot Stroganoff

A lighter version of the timeless Russian dish.

Oatmeal and Dried Cherries easy Crock Pot Recipe.

Overnight, Slow Cooker, Cherry Almond Steel-Cut Oatmeal

With calcium heavy almond milk and a nutrient-packed superfruit, this combination yields nutritious (and delicious) results!

A healthy Crock Pot Cashew Chicken Chinese dish recipe.

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

Trade the deep-fried takeout for this at-home version of the Chinese-American favorite.

Quick Crock Pot Butternut Squash and Chickpea curry vegetarian dinner.

Crock Pot Butternut Squash & Chickpea Coconut Curry

Serve this over brown rice or enjoy a la carte to keep it gluten-free.

Healthy recipe for Slow Cooker Quinoa and Chicken Chili.

Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili

Nutritious whole grains meet tasty chili.


Vietnamese Slow Cooker Chicken with Vegetables

The perfect fusion of chicken and veggies, this dish is both hearty and healthy.

Easy and healthy recipe for Slow Cooker Turkey Chili.

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

A cold weather classic.


Moroccan Seafood Stew

Warm tomato sauce loaded with saffron, orange, garlic and paprika garnishes this sea bass stew.


Slow-Roasted Stuffed Tomatoes

Fresh tomatoes add a touch of sweetness.

Fiesta Salsa Shredded Chicken, an easy Crock Pot recipe.

Crock Pot Fiesta Salsa Shredded Chicken

Perfect for a busy night, this slow-cooked chicken only uses 3 ingredients!

Steak and Pepper healthy Chinese recipe for the slow cooker.

Pepper Steak Slow Cooker Recipe

With a combination of simple flavors, this slow cooker recipe is sure to become a favorite!

Healthy recipe for making a turkey breast in a Crock Pot or slow cooker.

Crock Pot Turkey Breast

Have savory Thanksgiving turkey year-round!

A Crock Pot recipe for Pumpkin Lentil Vegetarian Chili.

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil and Pumpkin Chili

In addition to a simple, no fuss dinner this recipe is great for football season.

Healthy Asian Sesame Chicken made in the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

The sodium content of this meal is perfectly in check, coming in under 500 milligrams per serving.


Indian Spiced Fresh Tomato Soup

This simple and unique soup can be prepared in your slow cooker with a few fresh, vegetarian ingredients.


Chicken-Fig Tagine

This slow-cooked Moroccan-style stew combines chicken with sweet dried figs.

Vegan black bean soup

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Here is a black bean soup that is simple to make, and has all of the flavors of traditional Cuban black bean dishes with a couple of extra ingredients stirred in.


Chicken in Tomato-Peanut Sauce

A long turn in a crock pot will lure layer after layer of flavor out of this Thai-inspired chicken dish.

Beef and Tomato Stew healthy recipe made in the Crock Pot.

Slow Cooker Beef and Tomato Stew

A stew the whole family will love.

Crock Pot healthy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup.

Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Serve this with a green salad and some crusty bread and you’ve got yourself a nice hearty dinner!

Slow Cooker Beef with Broccoli healthy recipe.

Asian Beef and Broccoli Slow Cooker Recipe

A leaner alternative to the classic dish.


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