Chicken Slow Cooker 

Crock-Pot Maple Dijon Chicken

Ingredients 1 pound chicken breasts, boneless, skinless Garlic powder Salt & black pepper, to taste 1 cups onions, chopped ¼ cup pure Maple syrup ¼ cup Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 (12 oz) bag shredded cabbage (~5 cups) or broccoli slaw Garnish with chopped scallions or chives, if desired Directions 1. Sprinkle chicken witha little garlic powder, salt and pepper. Place in crock-pot. 2. In a small microwave safe bowl or plate, add onions. Cook for 1-2 minutes until soft.…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Ingredients 1 cup flour (we used white whole wheat) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Kosher or sea salt to taste 1 teaspoon dried sage 1/4 cup oil (recommend canola or unrefined coconut oil) 2.5 pounds chicken pieces(of choice) on the bone, skinless 3 carrots, sliced 1 potato, cubed 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced into rings 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups chicken broth, low sodium, fat free 1 cup frozen peas Directions Sprinkle salt, pepper and sage on chicken, dredge in flour, shake off excess. Add oil…

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Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken Soup

Ingredients 1/2 cup diced onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15 oz.) can kidney beans|, rinsed and drained 1 (4.5 oz.) can diced green chili peppers 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes 2 1/2 cups chicken broth, low sodium, fat-free (use more broth for a thinner soup) 1 cup frozen or fresh corn Juice from 1 lime 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less to taste) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Kosher or sea salt…

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Slow Cooker Corn, Crab, and Poblano Chowder

Ingredients 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth, fat-free and low-sodium 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced 1 onion, chopped 1 poblano pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 cups corn kernels 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon cornstarch 8 ounces pasteurized crab meat Salt and pepper, to taste Whole Wheat Tortilla chips, for garnish Directions Combine everything except the milk, cornstarch and crab meat in your slow cooker pot. Cover and cook over low heat for 6-8 hours. Add the cornstarch to…

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Green Turkey Chili Soup

Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey breast ½ yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 3 medium sized Anaheim chilies 2 Poblano peppers 1 qt chicken broth, low sodium 2 cups water 1 pound white navy beans, soaked overnight then drained and rinsed 1 1/2 tablespoons cumin ½ tablespoon dried oregano 1 1/2 tablespoon sea salt ½ teaspoon white pepper Directions Brown the ground turkey with the onion and garlic cloves over medium heat until it is cooked through. Place the chilies under a broiler for 5-7 minutes, turning occasionally until…

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Slow Cooker Meatball Soup with Potatoes & Kale

Ingredients 1 pound lean ground turkey or chicken 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 panko bread crumbs 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup diced yellow onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1 (large) Yukon Gold potato, cut into 1” cubes 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup chicken broth, fat-free, low sodium 2 cups milk (1 – 2% recommended) 2 cups kale leaves, (stems removed) rinsed and coarsely chopped Directions In a medium bowl combine meatball ingredients and shape into…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros

Ingredients 1/2 small onion 3 cloves garlic 2 pounds ground chicken 2 eggs, whisked 1/2 cup plain whole wheat breadcrumbs 1 lemon, juiced and zested 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 12 (6-inch) whole wheat naan or pita bread rounds Toppings: 1 tomato (chopped), 1 cucumber (sliced), 1/2 cup lowfat plain greek yogurt, 1 lemon (cut into wedges) Directions In a food processor, pulse onion and garlic until pureed. In a large bowl, stir together onion puree,…

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Slow Cooker Spicy Sweet Potato & Bean Soup

Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, diced 4 medium carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2″ pieces 1 (15 ounce) can Great Northern Beans 1 cup vegetable juice, optional tomato juice 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 cup canned lite coconut milk 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Kosher or sea salt to taste 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wrap sweet potato in foil, place on an oven safe pan and bake…

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Crockpot Loaded Creamy Corn Chowder

Ingredients FOR THE CHOWDER: 4 cups vegetable stock 2 cups almond milk, unsweetened or 2 cups canned coconut milk (creamier results) 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 cups red potato, diced 1 (16-ounce) package frozen corn FOR THE TOPPINGS: 1/4 cup diced tomato 1/4 cup diced purple onion 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions 1/4 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese Directions In a 3-4 quart slow cooker, whisk together vegetable stock, almond milk, cornstarch, olive…

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Slow Cooker Skinny Chicken Enchilada Soup

Ingredients 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed 1 (14-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (14-ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup whole-kernel corn 1 (14-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, with juice 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles or tomatillo salsa 1 yellow onion, peeled and diced 2 cups organic chicken broth 2 cups enchilada sauce 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 cup whole grain tortilla chips or strips (optional) Directions Place chicken…

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Slow Cooker Chunky Beef & Potato Stew

Ingredients 2 pounds lean chuck or other beef stew meat, cut into large bite-sized pieces 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3 large potatoes, peeled and chopped into large bite-sized pieces 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced fire-roasted diced tomatoes, with juice (BPA-free cans) 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1-1/2 cups low sodium beef broth 2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon dried…

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Crockpot Rosemary & Garlic Cannellini Beans

Ingredients 2 cups cannellini beans, presoaked 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 whole sprig fresh rosemary or 1 tablespoon dried rosemary 3 whole sprigs fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried thyme, optional 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Directions Clean the beans. Pick out any debris such as stones and rinse the beans thoroughly. Soak the beans overnight in water in the refrigerator, uncovered. Water should rise about 2 inches higher than the beans. Drain the beans. Add the beans to the crockpot, along with…

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