If there is one kitchen appliance that needs to live in every kitchen, it has to be the crock pot. At the first sign of a cold nip in the air, we love to pull out our crock pots, armed with our arsenal of healthy crock pot recipes to add comfort, nutrition, and simplicity to our days. Not only are easy crockpot recipes a lifesaver for dinner, but the aromas and slow-cooked flavor they conjure bring everyone to the table.

The Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You’ll Return to again

Great Taste. Healthy. Quick Prep. Easy Cleanup. When you want it all from your meal (and who doesn’t?), turn to these healthy slow cooker recipes. From chili and stew to flavorful shredded meats to add to wraps, sandwiches, and potatoes, this collection of easy crock pot recipes will give you a lot of fresh ideas you’ll find yourself making on repeat.

Fill Your Freezer With Healthy Meals

Need some done-ahead meals that are ready to go on your busiest nights? Our Dinner-Is-Done Freezer Meal Prep Guide includes everything you need to get it done:

6 of our most popular dinner recipes reworked to go directly from the freezer to your crockpot and the freezer to your oven
Complete step-by-step instructions and checklist for your freezer prep day, freezing tips, and reheating tips
done-for-you grocery list for ultimate ease to gather your ingredients and equipment
Our tried-and-true meal prep tips so you can master this task and get your dinnertime sanity back


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20 healthy crockpot recipes

Our easy Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken is a quick crockpot recipe. We love it for laid-back weekends and also as a make-ahead meal for busy weeknights. Serve it over baked sweet potatoes or Russet potatoes for a hearty meal, or keep it light as a topping for a salad or tucked into lettuce wraps.

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