healthy slow cooker recipes

Apple crisp

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but that adage gets a bit questionable when the apples are baked into a dessert

Balsamic Brussels sprouts

It’s about time Brussels sprouts finally get the recognition they deserve as a beneficial vegetable that tastes great


Beef and broccoli

This beef and broccoli recipe from The Clean Eating Couple is paleo-friendly, Whole 30-approved, and gluten-free. It’s simple—just steak tips, broccoli, cauliflower rice

Beef brisket tacos

So-tender-it-falls-apart brisket is the best taco filling, and the best way to make it is in your slow cooker. As for the best recipe, we’ll just mention

Butternut squash risotto

This in-season butternut squash risotto from It’s a Veg World After All will fill you up without compromising your diet

Chicken enchiladas

We love this chicken enchiladas recipe from Skinny Ms., not only because it’s healthy (fewer than 300 calories per enchilada), and not only because it’s delicious

Chicken noodle soup

Mom always said chicken noodle soup was good for colds, but it’s also good for your diet. A mix of chicken, egg noodles, celery, and carrots

Egg casserole

Ham, spinach, mushroom, egg, and cheese converge in this egg casserole dish from All Free Slow Cooker Recipes. It’s creamy but still healthy thanks

Honey garlic chicken

Honey garlic chicken” sounds like it has too many tasty words to be healthy, but Diethood makes it happen—and using a slow cooke


Tagged as both low calorie and heart-healthy, this jambalaya recipe from EatingWell contains fewer than 300 calories with nearly 30 grams of protein

Lamb tagine

“Tagine” or “tajine” is the name of both a type of cooking pot as well as the North African dishes prepared in it

Potato soup

This creamy, cheesy, bacon-y potato soup from EatingWell is so tasty, you’ll be shocked that it only has 316 calories per 2-cup serving. The secret? Instead of heavy cream

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