27 Healthy Crockpot Recipes From Dietitians


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  • By Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN on
  • September 26th, 2016

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With school starting, the weather changing, and time bustling along, using a crockpot can be ideal so you have a delicious, hearty meal ready when you get home from work. I reached out to many dietitians and got their favorite slow cooker meals. Get ready to enjoy 27 healthy crockpot recipes from dietitians. These recipes are nutritionist approved, will nourish your soul, and excite your taste buds.

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Slow Cooker Granola
by Christy Brissette, MS, RDN, founder of 80 Twenty Nutrition
(Photo by Christy)

Not only is this granola packed with flavor and fiber, it is also vegan and gluten free. Get ready for crunchy sweetness.

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork becomes Pork Soft Tacos
by Meal Makeover Moms
(Photo by Meal Makeover Moms)

This slow cooker pulled pork recipe makes so much, you will love these leftovers for taco time.

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Slow Cooked Shredded Chicken Tacos
by Christy Wilson, RDN, founder of Christy Wilson Nutrition
(Photo by Christy)

You and your family will devour this recipe over multiple nights. So easy to make and prep before going to work. When you get home, love is in the air from the aroma of the cooked chicken.

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Vegan Tacos with California Walnuts
by Natalie Rizzo, MS, RDN, founder of Nutrition A La Natalie
(Photo by Natalie)

For a protein-packed, vegan version of the taco, this is your dish. Buen Provecho.

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Hearty Crockpot Mung Bean Soup with Vegetables
by Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN
(Photo by me)

Mung beans are an amazing vegetarian protein source and this meal has 18 grams of vegan protein per serving.

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Chicken Sausage, Spinach, and Barley Soup
by Julia Robarts, RDN, founder of Juggling with Julia
(Photo by Julia)

For a hearty, comfort-style soup, you will enjoy this dish with only 10 minutes of prep time.

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Slow Cooker Barley & Bean Soup
by Meal Makeover Moms
(Photo by Meal Makeover Moms)

A wonderfully delicious and nutritious warm bowl of soup that is vegan or vegetarian depending on whether you add the parmesan cheese or not.

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Slow Cooker Potato Leek Soup
by Kara Lydon, RD, founder of the Foodie Dietitian
(Photo by Kara)

Creamy comfort in every spoonful of this slow cooker recipe. It has Greek yogurt to provide you with extra protein.

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Yellow Split Pea Daal
by Dixya Bhattarai, RDN, founder of Food, Pleasure, and Health
(Photo by Dixya)

Daal is a soup that can be served thick like a stew or watered down like a broth. This dish is full of antioxidants from the turmeric and cumin.

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Crockpot Garbanzo Bean & Vegetable Curry Stew
by Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN
(Photo by me)

Flavorful, easy, and rich with antioxidants, this vegan stew is chockful of vegetables and protein.

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Slow Cooker Eggplant Chickpea Stew
by Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN, founder of Jessica Cording Nutrition
(Photo by Jessica)

An exquisite vegetarian, comfort-food stew that is loaded with vegetables and love.

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No-Fuss Slow Cooker Lamb Haleem (Stew)
by Shahzadi Devje, RD, founder of Desi-licious RD
(Photo by Shahzadi)

This super hearty Haleem is surprisingly easy to make. Haleem is like a stew and this recipe is gluten free.

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Classic Crockpot Beef Stew
by Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN
(Photo by me)

Stews and crockpots just make so much sense and this one is perfect for fall and winter. Hearty, delicious love.

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Smoked Paprika Sweet Potato Chili
by Elizabeth Shaw, RDN, founder of Shaw’s Simple Swaps
(Photo by Elizabeth)

Your taste buds will sing with this smoky and spicy recipe that is also vegan and gluten free.

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Slow Cooker “Buffalo” Cauliflower Sweet Potato Chili
by Tina Gowin Carlucci, RDN, CDN, founder of Gowin Nutrition
(Photo by Tina)

For a spicy chili, check out this version that is vegan, too.

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Black Bean Pumpkin Chili
by Regan Jones, RD, co-founder of Healthy Aperture
(Photo by Regan)

Pairing pumpkin and black beans will give you that extra hearty kick for this protein-packed, vegan chili that takes just minutes to prep.

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Slow Cooker BBQ Chili
by Amanda Hernandez, MA, RDN, founder of The Nutritionist Reviews
(Photo by Amanda)

Loaded with protein and vegetables, this is a fabulous chili for a well-balanced meal.

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Crockpot Chicken Chili
by Jamila Rene, MS, RDN, founder of No Nonsense Nutritionist
(Photo by Jamila)

This chili couldn’t be easier and it also provides a ton of leftovers. It is a staple in many homes.

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Easy Chickpea & Squash Crockpot Curry
by Karman Meyer, RDN, founder of Nutrition Adventures
(Photo by Karman)

Make this easy curry dish for a simple and comforting weeknight meal. Yum.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
by Tracee Yablon Brenner, RD, CHHC, co-founder of Triad to Wellness
(Photo by Tracee)

Dinner is made easy with this recipe that cooks all day and is perfectly ready when you come home from school and work. Packed with nutrition, this dish is a hit.

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Slow Cooker Mexican Lasagna with Chicken
by Serena Ball, MS, RD, co-founder of Teaspoon of Spice
(Photo by Serena)

Love this big pile of cheesy, saucy lasagna that is so easy to make in the slow cooker. Mouthwateringly delicious.

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Crock Pot Mexican Quinoa Chicken
by Jodi Vandenheuvel Danen, RD, founder of The Average RD
(Photo by Jodi)

Hearty and completely well-balanced, enjoy this meal all in one recipe.

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Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs
by Lindsay Livingston, RDN, founder of The Lean Green Bean
(Photo by Lindsay)

Let the crockpot do all the work in this family-friendly, fabulous dinner recipe. Serve with rice and steamed veggies for a perfectly balanced meal.

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Crockpot Marinated Chicken with Beets and Brussels Sprouts
by Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN
(Photo by me)

With minimal prep and a complete meal in one pot, this is your new go-to meal for the week.

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Mustard Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Butternut Squash
by Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN
(Photo by me)

Marinate the chicken overnight. Place everything into the slow cooker the next morning and you’ve got a fabulous meal when you get home from school and work.

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Crockpot Chili Verde Pork
by Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN
(Photo by me)

One of my personal favorite dishes where the pork just melts in your mouth. Serve over rice and you’ve got a complete meal.

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Crockpot Pork Tenderloin
by Meme Inge, RDN, founder of Living Well Kitchen
(Photo by Meme)

Get ready for a cooked-to-perfection beautiful pork tenderloin. Juicy. Mouthwatering. Divine.

Have a wonderful time making all these delectable slow cooker dishes.

Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN

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  1. Carrie says:

    I just pinned almost all of these! Can’t wait to start slow cooking and try them! Thanks!

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