10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes To Make Meal Prep A Breeze!

10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chorizo Posolephoto via Foodness Gracious

Easy & Healthy Crockpot Recipes!


It’s time for another Wellness Wednesday post. I am super happy to see that so many of you are loving these bi-weekly recipe roundup posts. A couple weeks ago I shared 10 healthy overnight oats recipes to try and it has been getting tons of love from Pinterest and on Instagram. Today I am sharing 10 more recipes from the and NITK archives and the blogosphere. Here are 10 easy and healthy crockpot recipes to make a meal prep a breeze! Even though I am currently spending my first wonderful and glorious day in Maui (finally!), I know that back at home and around the globe many of you are dealing with the cold winter weather, so this post is the perfect warm and cozy pick-me-up! These crockpot recipes are all gluten free and can easily be made dairy free if they aren’t already. They are tasty, simple to make, filling, warm, and delicious. Get the crockpot or slow cooker fired up to make at least one of these delicious recipes!

The Healthy Crockpot Recipes:


10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Tacos

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Tacos from The Modern Proper 

These delicious and perfectly simple beef tacos are made with slow cooked chuck roast, served in warm corn tortillas and topped with onions, cilantro, and radishes. The slow cooked beef freezes well making it a great meal prep option!
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Healthy Crockpot Butter Chicken
This delicious dairy free slow cooker butter chicken from the blog archives is one of my favourite and most popular recipe. It’s filling, rich, creamy, and perfect for whenever you have a hankering for Indian inspired food. This recipe also makes six servings so you can prep for the week ahead!
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Crockpot Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Crockpot Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup from Half Baked Harvest

Tortilla soup is one of my favourites and this recipe from Half Baked Harvest does not disappoint! Not only is it a beautiful dish, it’s super simple to make in the crockpot and can be garnished with all of your favourite tortilla soup toppings. The recipe also serves six making it another great meal prep recipe.
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Crockpot Chili

Crockpot Chili from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

This lovely and simple crockpot chilli has dozens of five star reviews and is the winner of multiple chilli cook off’s… enough said!! The recipe makes 10 to 12 large servings so you can stock your freezer with chilli to last you through the winter!
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Crockpot Thai Curry with Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Green Cashew Chicken Curry from Nutrition in the Kitch 

This Thai green curry made in the slow cooker has a ton of veggies and chickpeas as well as tender chicken, making it filling, delicious and the perfect comfort food dish. There’s also a vegetarian option if you want to skip the meat and the recipe serves 6 so it’s a great batch meal.
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili from My Heart Beets

Another chili recipe on the list! This one is made with white chicken, cannellini beans, corn, celery, onion, and lots of spices. It’s simple but filling and perfect for a cold winter day. The recipe yields 6 to 8 servings.
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Slow Cooker Paella

Easy Slow-Cooker Paella from Nutrition in the Kitch 

Another recipe from the NITK archives, this easy paella is filled with all kinds of seafood and natural chorizo sausage as well as a delicious broth for a lighter, but still warming slow cooker meal.
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chorizo Posole

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chorizo Posole from Foodness Gracious 

This vegetarian posole is made with Lightlife plant-based chorizo, diced tomatoes, lots of garlic, pinto beans, and hominy (you could swap this for regular corn!)… it’s full of flavour, makes a great batch meal as it serves six, and is just plain beautiful!
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Slow Cooker Vegetable Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Vegetable Bean Soup from One Lovely Life

When all you want is all the veggies this slow cooker vegetable bean soup is a definite must! It’s loaded with beans, carrots, celery, onion, and herbs and just says comfort-in-a-bowl! The recipe makes 6 to 8 servings so again another great meal prep option.
10 Easy and Healthy Crockpot Recipes | Slow Cooker Quinoa Chili

Slow Cooker Quinoa Chili from Tasty Yummies

For the last recipe it’s another chilli, this one from the lovely Beth of Tasty Yummies. This quinoa chilli is both gluten-free and vegan, filled with veggies, beans, and spices… and has a hint of dark chocolate. Yum!
I hope you have thoroughly enjoyed this list of healthy crockpot recipes and will be making at least a couple of them to add to your routine in the coming weeks (as well as help you save time on meal prep throughout the week). Batch cooking on the weekends always means a less stressful week ahead and much yummier at that! Be sure to pin the photo below to save this recipe roundup for later and of course, share the love!
These 10 easy and healthy crockpot recipes are gluten free, dairy free, delicious and comforting and made with clean, whole food ingredients. There's vegetarian options, recipes with chicken or beef, and all are freezer and kid friendly dinners that make great leftovers! 
Even though I am officially in Maui for the next few weeks I’ll still be popping on the blog to share some revamped recipes from the blog archives and I’ll be over on my social media channels sharing about our adventures here in paradise.

Author: Christal Sczebel

Christal is the creator of Nutrition in the Kitch. She's a Certified Nutritional Consultant, twice published author, gluten and dairy free recipe developer, food photographer, speaker, wife, and mama. Christal loves good food, all things wellness, and loves to travel. Her wellness philosophy is centred around balance and sustainable health, life's way too short for boring diets and restriction!

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