Throw out your sugary store bought BBQ sauce because this Healthy BBQ Pulled Chicken is going to blow your mind. An easy homemade sauce replaces that sugary store bought bbq sauce, mixed with chicken thighs and an onion it is cooked to perfection in the crockpot for a great BBQ pulled chicken!
There’s no need for takeout when you can make this honey garlic chicken at home right in the slow cooker. With a sticky, sweet, addicting sauce (that’s way healthier than the Chinese takeout joint) and pieces of pineapple throughout, this EASY recipe will become a family favorite.
A simple recipe for delicious Crockpot Pork Carnitas! This Mexican classic comes together in no time using flavorful pork butt, spices, onion, oranges, and beer! With a special trick to get your carnitas tasting better than what you get at a restaurant! Perfect for filling tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and more!
Skip the stop on the way home from work and make this Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken instead! A flavorful whole chicken made at home in the slow cooker, it can be eaten as is or used in pastas, salads, quesadillas, casseroles, and so much more!
Not much can beat a bowl of classic chili, except a bowl of easy to make Crockpot Classic Chili. To me this chili is the epitome of what chili should be full of beef, onions, peppers, beans, and tomatoes.
Next time you’re thinking “taco night,” think beyond the typical Mexican-style taco bar and try this incredibly delicious (and healthy!) Mediterranean Chicken Taco recipe! It’s a fun make-it-your-own dinner that’s easy to prep ahead for busy nights!
If you are looking for the best weeknight Chicken Shawarma look no further. This restaurant quality chicken shawarma is so easy to throw into the crockpot in the morning and have dinner ready to eat when you get home! With minimal ingredients and a finishing method to make the chicken really pop this Chicken Shawarma in the Slow Cooker will become a regular on your dinner rotation!
Isn’t there something so comforting about a big bowl of pasta piled high with delicious meat sauce? Bolognese Sauce aka Meat Sauce is such an ultimate comfort food so my goal was to make it easier by making it Crockpot Bolognese.
Crockpot Beef Pho uses easy and recognizable ingredients to simmer a pot of delicious tasting broth. Then when you are ready to eat you will simply add onions, noodles, beef, and garnishes for a warming and comforting meal.
Crockpot Chicken Vegetable Soup is a hands-free, slow cooked chicken soup that tastes like Grandma made it. Boneless chicken thighs, fresh vegetables, chicken broth, and savory seasonings create all the flavor and comfort of classic homemade chicken soup.
Clam Chowder on a Healthy Recipe list? YUP, this one is made light! Warm up with a bowl of healthy New England style Slow Cooker Clam Chowder! Easy to make make in the morning, this crockpot clam chowder is packed with flavor but is made light so you can enjoy it without all the guilt plus packed with veggies, you will be making this chowder regularly!
There is nothing more comforting than Chicken Noodle Soup. If it has been a rough week it is a meal I always make for dinner, Easy to dump in the veggies and broth and whenyou are ready to eat the noodles only take a few minutes!
Our favorite crockpot chicken vegetable and quinoa soup is healthy and hearty and requires so little work it’s almost embarrassing; a.k.a., it’s the perfect weeknight meal. This soup is packed with flavor, and the whole family is obsessed.
This Hearty Hungarian Beef Stew is a comforting slow cooker recipe full of paprika, thyme, rosemary, and tomato flavors. It cooks until the meat is juicy and falls apart and the veggies absorb all the stew flavors.
You can make this nourishing staple any day of the week. Gather the ingredients and dump them in a Crockpot. Broth is a warming comfort to sip on hot or use as a base in homemade soups. Plus, if freezes well and is great for meal prep!
Meatless & Vegetarian
Go meatless more often with these awesome recipes made so simple in the slow cooker!
The heartiest meatless meal I know… Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili Recipe. This chili is jammed packed with three different kinds of beans, a bunch of vegetables, a ton of flavor. The perfect comfort food that couldn’t be easier to make in the crockpot. This is a vegetarian chili that could stand its own against any chili with meat!
This vibrant Vegan Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup with Winter Squash comes together with pantry staples, seasonal produce and minimal effort! Hearty winter squash, brown rice, protein packed black beans, bright cherry tomatoes, sweet orange peppers, yellow onion, garlic and a mosaic of spices infuse a tomato and vegetable stock base with feisty mexican flavour — topped off with creamy avocado, crispy corn tortillas, cilantro and a drizzle of Tahini Lime Crema.
Vegetarian feijoada is the meatless version of Brazil’s national dish, Feijoada. Vegetarian feijoada, which is also vegan and gluten-free, is a black bean and vegetable stew loaded with plant-based protein and fiber. Learn how to make this vegetarian feijoada recipe in the Crockpot.
Applesauce is one of those things that is so much better homemade! Now with the help of your slow cooker it has become even easier! Get delicious Homemade Applesauce in just a few hours with just apples, cinnamon, and water!
Hi! I am Lauren aka The Schmidty Wife! Lover of all things food. I live in New Hampshire with my husband, 2 kids, & dogs! My favorite fast & healthy weeknight dinner is Chicken Stir Fry. Welcome to my blog, I hope you find some recipes you like!