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50 Slow Cooker Recipes. Life is busy around my house.

50 Slow Cooker Recipes

Even though I have young kids, we are working on potty training, sharing, walking and just staying safe :) Toddlers are such a crazy and fun age! School is back in session, or almost back in session, and I am sure life is or will get busy taking kids to school, sporting events, extracurricular activities and pretty much anything that comes with the hustle and bustle of life. Healthy Hot Breakfast: Slow Cooker Baked Apples. Crock Pot Recipes. 77 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes. Crazy schedules, long work hours, and tempting takeout menus make it tough to even think about cooking most nights during the week.

77 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes

Despite the inconvenience, firing up the stove or oven is almost always cheaper and healthier than ordering in or eating out. How about a compromise? Making dinner with a slow cooker — Crock-Pot is the go-to brand in the U.S. — is an easy way to get in all those vitamins and minerals without slaving over a hot stove for hours at a time. Most of these recipes involve mixing up ingredients and popping them into a slow cooker for a prescribed number of hours. Save even more time by starting some of these dishes overnight or first thing in the morning and reaping the delicious, healthy benefits later in the day.

Breakfast 1. Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken. I’ll admit, I’m a bit wary of slow cookers.

Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

Mainly because I’m not the biggest fan of stews and casseroles, which are a crock pot’s bread and butter. However, there’s the odd slow-cooker recipe that wiggles it’s way into my repertoire that is bursting with my favorite flavors. {Slow Cooker} Overnight Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal. This would be slow cooker recipe number two for this week- I’m killin’ it.

{Slow Cooker} Overnight Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal

I’ve been seeing and pinning about a million and one versions of oatmeal. No-cook, baked, refrigerator, overnight.. pumpkin pie, banana bread, peaches and cream, carrot cake, honey nut.. you name it, I’ve got it pinned somewhere on my breakfast board. Healthy Crock Pot Banana Bread Quinoa. Guys, I have to come clean about something.

Healthy Crock Pot Banana Bread Quinoa

I’m having an affair. Now, before y’all get all crazy on me, it’s not a Lifetime movie affair here. Instead, just a dirty, elicit, down right nasty affair with an appliance. Healthy crockpot chicken stroganoff. Have you ever tried to make a light, boneless-skinless, chicken dish in your crockpot only to end up with a dried out, inedible chunk of meat by the time you’re ready to eat?

healthy crockpot chicken stroganoff

I had pretty much given up on trying to make anything except barbecue chicken drummies in my crockpot…and then I learned a little secret. Cooking lean chicken pieces in yogurt all day will keep them tender. It’s the acids in the yogurt that work their magic by tenderizing the meat. I LOVE using yogurt as the base of chicken marinades for grilling too… you can read more about that HERE and HERE. This particular yogurt chicken dish is so flavorful, you almost forget you’re eating healthy. 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 can Amy’s Cream of Mushroom Soup 16 oz. whole milk plain yogurt 2 Tablespoons dry, minced onion 2 MSG-free beef or chicken boullion cubes 1 large clove minced garlic OR 1 teaspoon garlic powder 16 oz. chopped, fresh mushrooms or your choice (we love baby bellas) 1/2 cup dry white wine.

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps. All the flavors you love from buffalo wings without all the added fat.

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Making shredded buffalo chicken in the slow cooker is super easy, anyone can do this and you can use the chicken for everything from wraps and salads, to pizza toppings, sandwiches and more! A great low-carb, gf way I like to eat this is in a lettuce wrap topped with shredded carrots, celery and blue cheese dressing. I used my skinny blue cheese dressing (not included in n.i.) or if you're not a fan of blue cheese, you can use my skinny ranch. If you're a buffalo chicken fan, you may also like Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip or Skinny Baked Buffalo Wings. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce WrapsSkinnytaste.com Servings: 6 • Size: 1/2 cup chicken + veggies • Old Points: 3 pts • Points+: 3 ptCalories: 147.7 • Fat: 0.1 g • Carb: 5.2 g • Fiber: 1.6 g • Protein: 24.9 g • Sugar: 1.7 gSodium: 879 mg.

Easy Crockpot Quinoa Turkey Meatballs. Can we talk about a huge issue I had last night?

Easy Crockpot Quinoa Turkey Meatballs

There was… SO… much good TV to be watched. Yes, TV. As in television. Like so much good TV on that I hated myself and wished I was laying in bed reading because my brain felt like it was going to explode from each show I was waiting for, which made me feel like I was outrageously lazy and boring and excited and such a millennial stereotype all at the same time. Skinny Slow Cooker - Lentil & Veggie Stew. By Skinny Ms.

Skinny Slow Cooker - Lentil & Veggie Stew

This gluten-free, vegetarian friendly recipe is delish anytime of the year! Stews are typically viewed as a winter food, but our lentil and veggie stew recipe can be enjoyed during any season. It is especially delicious when made with the fresh autumn produce available with the fall harvest. Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with 12 Mouthwatering Recipes. Who doesn’t love a good grilled cheese?

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with 12 Mouthwatering Recipes

Whether you’re peddling the tried and true white bread and American cheese combo or getting fancy with gruyere, pancetta, and figs, very few things beat melted cheese in between two slices of bread. And guess what? April is National Grilled Cheese Month! Here are 12 more (yep, we got into this last year too) ways to grill your cheese.

Fun

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Breakfast

Low-fat Banana Strawberry Smoothie. Not to brag, I promise, but the gorgeous photo below is going to be my view in two weeks. Desserts.