Food & Drink

35 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes You Can Meal Prep This Week

written by ABIGAIL KEESO
Source: Recipe Runner
Source: Recipe Runner

If you are looking to eat healthier while saving time and money, then you’ll definitely want to get acquainted with your slow cooker. This trusty appliance lets you simply dump in ingredients, set it, and forget it. That means you can easily whip up yummy, nutritious meals that would otherwise require way too much time in the kitchen. And especially as cooler weather settles in, it’s time to add some cozy slow cooker recipes to your regular meal prep rotation. 

We’ve rounded up 35 healthy recipes you can throw together in the slow cooker to make your life easier this week. They all create a big batch, so you can whip one up on Sunday and have meals prepped for the whole week. Or freeze the rest for meals down the road! Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, paleo, dairy-free, or gluten-free, these slow cooker recipes will satisfy everyone:


1. Crockpot Greek Chicken Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Orzo


2. Slow Cooker Ramen Noodles


3. Slow Cooker Yellow Chicken Curry


4. Tuscan Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs


5. Slow Cooker Italian Turkey Chili

Source: Recipe Runner


6. Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken


7. Slow Cooker Creamy Garlic Chicken and Veggies


8. Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga


9. Crockpot Beef and Broccoli


10. Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup


11. Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

Source: Isabel Eats


12. Slow Cooker Coconut Curry Chicken


13. Creamy Crockpot Chicken and Rice


14. Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon


15. Vegan Slow Cooker Tikka Masala


16. Crockpot Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup


17. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


18. Detox Crockpot Lentil Soup

Source: Pinch of Yum


19. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Noodle Soup


20. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili


21. Crockpot Low Carb Lasagna


22. Slow Cooker Cheesy Mexican Quinoa Casserole


23. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Sesame Chicken


24. Classic Chicken Soup


25. Crockpot Creamy Cashew Chicken


26. Healthier Sloppy Joes with Turkey


27. Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches


28. Slow Cooker Creamy Tomato Basil Tortellini Soup


29. Slow Cooker Mexican Quinoa


30. Easy Slow Cooker Paleo Beef Chili


31. Easy Healthier Crockpot Butter Chicken


32. Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs


33. Slow Cooker Quinoa, White Bean, and Kale Soup


34. Slow Cooker Jambalaya


35. 5-Ingredient Honey Sriracha Chicken