25 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

We gathered the easiest, tastiest, and best healthy slower cooker recipes we think your family will love.25 Healthy crock pot recipes that include chili, chicken and rice, stuffed peppers, carnitas, and mushroom stew.

Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes

I know the Instant pot is super popular right now, but I love crockpot meals. And these 25  healthy crockpot recipes are being added to my cooking arsenal.

I have wanted to make healthier meals for my family, but I also love meals that can be prepared at the beginning of the day.

With the meal taken care of in the morning, I am able to dedicate early evening time to homework, down time and after school activities.

So, these healthy crock pot meals are a must in my house!

Healthy Crockpot Recipes

If you like to utilize your crockpot, I hope this post becomes a great resource for you.

You are going to find some easy healthy crockpot recipes here are packed with vegetables which will ensure your family is getting all the vitamins and minerals they need.

Nutritious Healthy Crockpot Recipes

Some of these healthy crockpot recipes will be low calorie if you are trying to limit your calorie intake. But don’t fret, you’ll also find hearty elements that fill a belly in a healthier way as well.

Each healthy crockpot meal has a variety of nutrients that will help you feel good about the food you are putting your body.

Healthy crock pot meals that include soup, stewed apples, potato soup, pot roast, and chili.
This easy crock pot recipe can teach you to make the best apple sauce. If you haven’t have homemade apple sauce before, you’re in for a surprise!

1. Skinny Crockpot Ham & Potato Soup  

This skinny crockpot ham and potato soup is is packed full of all kinds of healthy vegetables. I love putting soups in the crockpot during the fall. You could also switch it up and use sweet potatoes.

2. Crockpot Applesauce

This crockpot applesauce looks like a great snack to have around for the kids. This can be packed in lunches for school or served at home.

3. Healthy Spicy Pumpkin Chili

I love how this healthy spicy pumpkin chili recipe combines fall flavors. Pumpkin is such a great and healthy addition to a traditional chili. This chili is also filled with vegetables, making it a hearty and healthy autumn meal.

4. Slow Cooker Steak, Mushrooms and Onions

Sometimes beef gets a bad rap, but it has so many great nutrients like iron, protein, Vitamin B12 and Zinc. At 327 calories per serving, this crockpot steak, mushrooms, and onions, is definitely a safe meal for those who are cutting back.

5. Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

Crockpot chicken noodle soup is a taste of home, a comfort food and a natural remedy for colds. This slow cooker version looks delectable. This is one of my favorite healthy crockpot recipes for the winter. 

These healthy easy crockpot meals are so tasty. There is a crockpot recipe for chicken noodle soup, bbq sandwich, chili, roasted chicken and potatoes, and chicken and rice.
These healthy crockpot meals have my mouth watering!

6. Crockpot Mango Chicken

Are you ready for an easy family meal? With only 4 ingredients, you will be pleasantly surprised by both the mix of flavors as well as the ease of preparation with this crockpot mango chicken.

I think a side of brown rice would go great with this!

7. Crock Pot Fiesta Chicken with Salsa

This meal takes minutes to put together, but if you’re looking for that yummy Mexican flavor, this is it. Skip the cheese and sour cream to keep it really light with this crock pot fiesta chicken and salsa.

I use this recipe for my meal prep except I add bell peppers. You can make lots of it to eat all week.

8. Paleo Chicken Soup Recipe

Do we have any people here following the Paleo diet? This paleo chicken soup recipe looks like it is for you. I love the addition of thyme and rosemary to a chicken soup, and this looks fabulous.

Who knew healthy recipes could turn out to be such a delicious meal?

9. Crock Pot Low Calorie French Dip Sandwiches 

My husband loves these low calorie French dip sandwiches, and this one looks tasty.  This sandwich is less than 500 calories per serving and is still filling.

This is one of my favorite ways to use my crockpot.

10. Easy Whole Chicken Crock Pot Recipe

Take a whole chicken and add some seasoning and vegetables in the crock pot – What’s easier than that? Serve with some roasted vegetables, and you have a great meal. This easy whole chicken crock pot recipe is my go-to.

This is a great way to get protein and vegetables.

Healthy crockpot meals that are filling like this crock pot spaghetti, taco soup, and veggies and rice.
Healthy crock pot spaghetti? Yes please!

11. Crockpot Homemade Tomato Sauce

Sometimes people forget that sauces are a great way to get nutrients. With this crockpot homemade tomato sauce, you are getting all of the health benefits of tomatoes, garlic, carrots, onions, herbs and olive oil.

Can this sauce or freeze for later use. There are so many different ways to use tomato sauce. Like in a hearty stew!

12. Crockpot Cilantro Lime Chicken

I love the cilantro and lime combination. I bet this cilantro lime chicken would be great by itself, but I can also see adding it to a taco shell or tortilla with fresh salsa for extra flavorful nutrients.

Yum! Use skinless chicken breast and I like adding some chili powder to mine.

13. Healthier Tailgating Chili

This healthier tailgating chili sounds like a hearty recipe that will fill your tummy on a cold day. It is filled with vegetables, ground turkey, beans and all the great spices that makes a chili a chili.

I won’t lie, sometimes I dip my tortilla chips in it! Less healthy, but so good.

14. Freezer to Crock Pot Chicken Taco Soup

Here’s a tasty looking slow cooker soup that is gluten free. Another great component of this dish is that it is a freezer meal, which can be very convenient for busy families. This freezer to crock pot chicken taco soup is perfect on a cold day!

I usually use a whole chicken if I’m making a big batch to freeze.

15. Crockpot Chicken Curry 

I love the warm flavors of curry. It looks like an easy preparation meal too, which is a big bonus for busy moms. This crockpot chicken curry is flavorful, fragrant, and great with rice!

I love chicken curry, I use chicken thighs for these types of slow cooker chicken recipes since they are more flavorful and the best part of the chicken in my opinion. 

Enjoy these easy crockpot recipes that include chicken curry, soup and tacos!
I need those healthy crockpot carnitas in my belly!

16. Crockpot Spicy Beef Brisket Carnitas 

I love the flavors from south of the border. These crockpot spicy beef brisket carnitas look so yummy. 

17. Crockpot Moroccan Chicken

Are you looking to be transported to a different place? This crockpot Moroccan chicken and it’s fragrant flavors sounds amazing.

18. Easy Crockpot Lentil Soup

You’re going to love to see how this mom made this easy crockpot lentil soup appealing to kids. This is a very healthy soup for a cold fall day and is full of protein.

19. 3 Bean Salsa Chicken Recipe

This hearty southwestern 3 Bean Salsa Chicken recipe meal will satisfy. It’s is packed full of healthy elements, providing nutrition and yet filling the belly.

20. Easy Crockpot Beef Stew 

Here’s another easy crockpot recipe packed full of vegetables. This easy crockpot beef stew is a comfort food and yet has a lot of healthy components.

These healthy crockpot recipes will keep your family full and satisfied with mushroom stew, roast, stuffed peppers, and chicken parmesan.
Those healthy crockpot stuffed peppers are my favorite. That is a meal my mother taught me to make when I was younger.

21. Crockpot Paleo Italian Stuffed Peppers

This is a unique dish with a fabulous presentation. For those practicing a Paleo diet, you will impress your family and guests with this crockpot paleo Italian stuffed peppers.

22. Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

Do you love Italian flavors? Pair this slow cooker chicken parmesan with some whole grain pasta to up the nutritional value. This would be a very child friendly meal.

23. Crockpot Balsamic Garlic & Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

With three of my favorite flavors packed into it, this sounds like the winning combination for a pork tenderloin.  This crockpot balsamic garlic and rosemary pork tenderloin is making my mouth water and would pair so well with roasted potatoes and carrots. Yes, please!

24. Healthy Crockpot Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (Thom Kha Gai)

We love Thai food in my house, and Thom Kha Gai is a favorite. These anticipated flavors and the pictures from this post make my mouth water. If you are not familiar with Thai food (or even if you are), this healthy crockpot Thai coconut chicken soup is a must try.

25. Greek Chicken Tacos

The avocado feta dip on this taco looks fabulous. You can eat it in a tortilla or served with rice. I would probably do  some kalamata olives with my healthy crock pot Greek tacos.

26. Ham & Bean Soup

This yummy ham and bean soup in the crockpot is not only easy, but the entire family will come back for seconds.

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One of our families personal easy favorites is my Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders.

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