Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes

Use your slow cooker to make comforting, healthy one-pot dinners, breakfast and even dessert.
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Whole-Grain Breakfast Porridge

The four different grains used in this recipe add texture, flavor and variety to this high-fiber porridge. Add some dried fruit and chopped nuts for a delicious meal that will keep you full all morning long.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Chili

Substitute chicken for ground beef and add shredded sweet potato for a creative take on a classic meal.

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Vegetarian Chili

Let your slow-cooker do all the work to make a hearty, meatless chili that even meat-lovers will go crazy for.

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Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos

It's impossible to resist flavorful and tender pork shoulder after it's been slowly simmered in chicken broth and aromatic spices.

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Slow-Cooker Brisket Sandwiches

Amp up the flavors in this sweet and tangy brisket by adding a bottle of stout beer to the homemade barbecue sauce.

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Slow-Cooker Coconut Brown Rice Pudding

The lite coconut milk and natural starches in the brown rice create a rich, creamy consistency without excess fat.

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Slow-Cooker Mushroom Barley Risotto

This entree is vegetarian, but the mushrooms make it hearty enough for non-vegetarians too. The flavors are perfect for the colder weather of fall.

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Slow-Cooker Bean and Barley Soup

Comfort food at its best: warming, hearty, filling and completely hands-off and fuss free.

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