15 Healthy Crockpot Recipes

15 healthy crockpot meals

We’re all busy. We all want to be healthy. Herein lies the dilemma. We want to cook healthy meals for our families but there simply aren’t enough hours in the day. Our solution? The mighty crockpot. This vintage cooking tool is making a comeback in a big way.

It’s not surprising considering you can whip up a gourmet-style meal that practically cooks itself. What you might not know is that the possibilities are endless and crockpots aren’t only for chili. Whether you’re looking for meat, veggie, or breakfast dishes, our list of 15 healthy crockpot recipes is a game-changer.


Crock Pot Breakfasts

1. Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal

Pop these overnight oats in the slow cooker and wake up to a subtly sweet, perfectly cooked breakfast (runningtothekitchen.com)

2. Quinoa Breakfast Casserole with Tomato and Spinach

This casserole looks complicated but it take less than 10 minutes of prep! It’s great for a group brunch. (slowcookergourmet.com)

3. Ginger Pumpkin Bread

It only takes one bowl to create this healthy yet decadent pumpkin bread recipe. (momskitchenhandbook.com)

4. Effortless Egg Burritos

It’s called effortless for a reason! Let the crockpot do the work for you and the whole family will go nuts for these restaurant-worthy burritos. (cooking-books.blogspot.com)

5. Vanilla Bean Steel Cut Oats

If you’re searching for the perfect bowl of oatmeal, look no further. This is it. (thenutritiouskitchen.com)


Crock Pot Lunch

6. Santa Fe Style Vegetable Soup

For a heartier version of this delicious soup, just add shredded chicken. (popsugar.com)

7. Turkey Meatballs

Meatballs have never been easier to make. This turkey meatball recipe is healthy, flavorful, and oh so simple. (skinnytaste.com)

8. Veggie Parmesean Quinoa

This light lunch dish can last you all week. Imagine the money you’ll save! (laurenkellynutrition.com)

9. Potato, White Bean, and Kale Soup

Perfect for cooler months, this hearty soup will fill you up with all the right stuff. (tasteoflovely.com)

10. Chicken Taco Salad

A favorite in the Nourish office, a chicken taco salad always hits the spot. (sweetpeasandsaffron.com)


Crock Pot Dinners

11. Chicken Minestrone

The kids won’t even notice all of the fiber-filled veggies in this delectable soup. (thekitchn.com)

12. Pot-au-Feu

This French family feel-good comfort stew (typically made with beef) gets a healthified makeover in this recipe for turkey bean pot au feu. (cuisincity.com)

13. Vegetarian Lasagne Soup

Lasagne in soup form? Why didn’t we think of this earlier? (foodiecrush.com)

14. Brisket and Onions

This classic brisket recipe literally melts in your mouth. Try it out for your next dinner party and your guests are sure to be impressed. (thekitchn.com)

15. Chicken Enchiladas

This simple pulled chicken enchiladas recipe gives ordinary enchiladas an burst of flavor, all for just 315 calories per two enchiladas. (joybauer.com)

For more delicious healthy recipes, check out our founder, Joy Bauer’s new book, From Junk Food to Joy Food.


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