If you are busy mom, always on the go, or your professional life leaves you little time to prepare healthy meals…dust off your slow cooker! No need to stress about making time to cook. Your slow cooker has your back!
Here are 5 easy slow cooker recipes to incorporate into your meal plans…
Serve in a sprouted grain wrap or over a bed of dark, leafy greens for a chicken fajita salad. Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese (or your favorite dairy-free substitute), fresh diced tomato, and avocado slices. YUM!
This is traditionally served as a Vietnamese sandwich. Here is a healthier option!
Place all ingredients in slow cooker, cover, and cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
Serve as a sandwich with lettuce, shredded carrots and fresh cucumber slices or over cauliflower rice (Many grocery stores sell riced cauliflower in the freezer sections… save yourself sometime).
Drain and rinse the beans. Place all ingredients in a slow cooker, cover, and cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
Top with a dollop of full fat plain yogurt and a sprinkle of shredded cheese. Omit the dairy or use your favorite dairy-free substitute.
Place all ingredients in slow cooker, cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Serve over brown rice with a side salad or eat alone with a side of steamed veggies like broccoli or green beans.
Place all ingredients in slow cooker, cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. Shred, and return to crockpot for warming.
Serve over jasmine rice or dark leafy greens. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro and enjoy!
* I used frozen cauliflower rice – thrown into the crockpot with an hour left on low to cook.
Do all of the dicing, chopping, slicing, and mincing on meal prep day so all you have to do the morning of is toss everything into the slow cooker. Let the slow cooker do all of the work and enjoy these stress-free meals!
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