Eating healthy is one of the biggest New Year’s resolutions there is, but with our crazy schedules, it can be easier said than done to stick to it.
That’s why the girls at Team Betty Rocker and I scoured the internet for the best crock-pot recipes we could find. We love recipes where we throw everything in a slow cooker and come back hours later to a tasty, delicious meal ready to go. Even better, all of these recipes are gluten and dairy-free and made with whole foods!
We were super impressed by some of the creative bloggers we found — they had some surprising recipes you might not think of making a slow cooker. I hope you find some great new recipes (and blogs) to inspire your healthy eating!
I look forward to hearing which ones you try! Be sure to comment to the bloggers if you like their recipes and let them know you stopped by. I know it always makes my day when you let me know you were here.
Slow Cooker Apple Pie Oatmeal
Slow Cooker Apple Pie Oatmeal from Domesticate Me
If you know me, you know how much I love oatmeal, and this recipe just takes it over the top! These oats taste like apple pie and are absolutely delicious! These are packed full of all of the nutrients you need to start your day off right- complex carbs, healthy fats and protein, not to mention they are gluten and dairy free.
Paleo Mexican Breakfast Casserole
Paleo Mexican Breakfast Casserole from Smile Sandwich
This is a must-make breakfast dish! Eggs, avocado, sweet potato and turkey bacon? I'm in! This recipe is super simple to make and is packed with healthy fats and protein making it another breakfast win!
Slow Cooker Quinoa Energy Bar
Slow Cooker Quinoa Energy Bar from Food Faith Fitness
These energy bars are gluten free, dairy free and absolutely delicious! They are an awesome on-the-go breakfast or snack and are perfectly sweet and chewy. Make these NOW!
Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps from The Comfort of Cooking
The lettuce wraps are perfect for lunch or dinner. They satisfy my craving for Chinese food and are packed with protein! You can sub out the soy sauce for Tamari or Braggs Liquid Aminos if you are gluten free. These are so flavorful and hearty!
Zucchini Crock Pot Lasagna
Zucchini Crock Pot Lasagna from My Natural Family
Is there a better comfort food than lasagna? I don't think so! This recipe is paleo and made with zucchini, a homemade marinara sauce, ground turkey and a homemade "cheese" sauce. You can even leave the turkey out to make this vegan! This is so simple to make and tasty, too!
Curry Quinoa Turkey Bowls
Curry Quinoa Turkey Bowls from Boys Ahoy
Quinoa is one of my favorite foods and this amazing recipe, filled with protein and complex carbs, does not disappoint! You can also easily make it vegetarian or swap in another protein if you want. This is fast becoming one of my new favorites!
Slow Cooker Whole Chicken
Slow Cooker Whole Chicken from Tori Avery
This recipe is easy to make and tastes like a dream! Chicken, veggies and spices are all you need. You can make this during meal-prep day and enjoy it all week long (it's especially perfect for a cold winter night!)
Crockpot Quinoa and Vegetables
Crockpot Quinoa and Vegetables from Moms With Crockpots
This recipe is great for lunch or dinner (and there's that yummy quinoa again!) It is gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian. 🙂
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chickpea Chili
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chickpea Chili from Sweet Peas and Saffron
This is a must-make recipe and one of my favorites! It is packed with healthy ingredients and the flavor combination will delight you. It is vegetarian, gluten-free, and can be made vegan as well. 🙂 This recipe is sure to become a staple in your weekly meal planning.
Vegan Sweet and Sour Tempeh
Vegan Sweet and Sour Tempeh from Healthy Slow Cooking
This is another easy, scrumptious, must-make recipe! I love using tempeh to get a variety of protein sources in my diet. It is so tasty and if you haven't tried it yet, this is the perfect recipe to do exactly that. 🙂
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