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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Need More Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes? We Got You Covered!
If you need more ideas for your slow cooker, please check out these great posts:
- Try out these 20 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes.
- Picky eaters? Try these 20+ Slow Cooker Recipes that Kids Will Love.
- Dinner doesn’t have to be complex. Try out the easiest Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes.
- These 20 Family Friendly Beef Slow Cooker Recipes will be loved by the entire family.
One of our families personal easy favorites is my Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders.