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With two kids on my heels and Christmas coming up, I am a busy bee around here lately! On busy nights where we are visiting with family, preparing for the holidays or I am just wiped out from momming, the slow cooker is my savior. I absolutely looooove when dinner cooks itself for me. A healthy, delicious meal that is quick and easy? Sign me up. Here’s 7 of my favorite healthy slow cooker dinners to help you stay on track on busy nights.
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1. Evolving Table’s Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
Evolving Table’s slow cooker tortilla soup is bursting with flavor. At only 202 calories per serving, this soup is an amazing, low-calorie option to keep you on track during the week! Click here for the recipe.
This Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken dish was one of the very first slow cooker meals I ever made. A cheesy, low-calorie dish that won the hearts of my family and became a regular in our rotation! At only 169 calories for a whopping serving size, this is a must try! Click here for the recipe.
3. One Lovely Life’s Slow Cooker Butter Chicken
Every once in a while I just get a huge craving for butter chicken. I do not however, want all the calories that comes with it. The Lovely Life’s Slow Cooker Butter Chicken satisfies my butter chicken craving without defeating my diet! At only 277 calories per serving, this one should become a regular in your rotation. Click here for the recipe.
4. Well Plated’s Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Risotto
It’s no secret that I am a mega fan of goat cheese. A small amount of goat cheese adds huge flavor without the added calories. Well Plated’s Slow Cooker Butter Squash Risotto with goat cheese is phenomenal. One heaping portion only sets you back 195 calories. That’s a win! Pair this side dish with some seasoned chicken breast and you are good to go. Click here for the recipe.
5. Delish’s Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas
Sometimes the best dinners are the classics. Delish’s Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas are no exception. A low-calorie option served on a tortilla or lettuce wrap, this recipe is one the whole family will enjoy. Click here for the recipe.
6. Steph Gaudreau’s Smoky Beanless Chili
My family is weird about beans and doesn’t really like them. When I found Steph Gaudreau’s Smoky Beanless Chili, I was thrilled! A delicious, paleo, gluten-free dish that you can freeze for up to three months. Click here for the recipe.
7. Pinch of Yum’s Quinoa Chicken Primavera
If you couldn’t tell by this list, I favor dishes that have chicken and cheese! Pinch of Yum’s Quinoa Chicken Primavera is no exception. A filling, cheesy, chicken dish for only 342 calories a serving, this dish is a winner! Click here for the recipe.
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Tired of scraping the sides of your slow cooker after a delicious meal and wish there was a better way? There totally is, and I just learned about it. Grab some slow cooker liners for nights you don’t feel like spending hours scrubbing away the sides of your slow cooker.
Have a favorite healthy slow cooker recipe in your dinner rotation? Let me know in the comments below!