Slim-Down Suppers: Healthy Slow Cooker Meals

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Slow cookers are time-saving superstarsand with the right recipes, they can be an easy way to cut fat and calories. These low-maintenance meals will put your family on the fast track to good nutrition.

Chicken Chili: This high-protein comfort food packs plenty of spicy flavor.


Turkey Noodle Soup: Use leftover turkey and freshly grated turmeric to make this simple, nourishing soup in the slow cooker.

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Turkey Quinoa Chili: This hearty, healthy recipe lets you come home to a warm, comforting bowl of chili without spending time in the kitchen. 

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Creamy Italian Chicken: Just six ingredients and five minutes of hands-on cooking and dinner is served!


Chicken Tacos: They're just as easy to make as they are to eat.

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Lemony Garlic Chicken Breasts: Tasty and nutritious, this slow cooker recipe is sure to be a family favorite.


Overnight Steel Cut Oats: Spend just 10 minutes at night throwing this together, and wake up to a ready-made breakfast that smells divine.

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Pork with Greens and Beans: The kiddos won't mind getting more veggies when they're served alongside rich, slow-cooked pork.


Slow Cooker Lasagna: Why spend hours in the kitchen to make a lasagna when your slow cooker can do all the work? This version is easy to make and delicious.


Split Pean and Ham Soup: Veggies, ham and seasonings combine to create a flavorful, hassle-free dinner in four hours.


Vegetable Curry: Slow cookers aren't just for meat! This tasty, affordable, one-pot vegetarian meal will fill up the whole family on busy weeknights.


Chicken Enchilada Soup: Enjoy all the soothing, savory flavors of chicken enchiladas with none of the work.

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What is your favorite slow cooker recipe?


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