37 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes for Weight Loss

Eating healthy doesn't have to take a lot of time, thanks to the slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Chicken and Spring Vegetable Quinoa

No mess, no dishes, and no complaining about why dinner isn’t ready yet: that’s why we love these healthy slow cooker recipes for weight loss! Changing your diet to lose weight is one of the hardest things to do, especially when life gets in the way. Busy weeks often lead to skipping the grocery store and opting for quick drive-thru meals instead. Sometimes, I wonder who has time to make a whole meal every night?

That’s where these healthy slow cooker recipes for weight loss come to the rescue. These recipes have a simple ingredient list, which means a much shorter (and cheaper!) trip to the grocery store. Plus, they’re hearty and filling, so you definitely won’t feel starved.

The trick to using a slow cooker regularly is meal planning. First, take a look at the recipes you’d like to use for the week before making your grocery list. That way, you can prepare ingredients in advance and set portions aside for later in the week. It saves time and money, since you can also save by buying ingredients in bulk. You’ll be surprised at how many ingredients these healthy slow cooker recipes share, even with the wide variety of choices!

Use these healthy slow cooker recipes for weight loss, saving time, or just eating healthier. Whether you’re cooking for lunch, dinner, or dessert, we have you covered. Let us know your favorites in the comments!

1. Slow Cooker Cheesy Spaghetti with Homemade Sausage

You might be missing your Grandma’s homemade spaghetti and meatballs while you’re keeping an eye on your waistline. Luckily, our Spaghetti and Homemade Sausage recipe will satisfy your cravings without packing on the pounds.

2. Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

This recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Soup will hit the spot whether you’re feeling under the weather or just need some warming up. Our version is comforting while keeping things guilt-free with tasty, nutrient-dense ingredients.

3. Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

Get festive with our skinny version of chicken enchiladas. With under 300 calories per serving, your waistline will thank you. Now that we think of it, your tastebuds will, too!

4. Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Roast

Take pot roast to the next level with our Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Roast recipe. Spiced with fresh thyme and paprika, this recipe creates a tasty chicken dinner that also happens to make delicious leftovers. They’re perfect for a chicken sandwich or chicken salad with crunchy celery and grapes!

5. Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

It takes a few minutes to roll these Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls up, but it’s completely worth it. It’s flavorful dishes like these that really make us appreciate healthy slow cooker recipes for weight loss! We use lean, ground turkey in place of the traditional ground beef, but this slow cooker recipe doesn’t skimp on any flavor.

6. Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken

If you haven’t tried our sweet and savory pineapple chicken, you’re missing out! It’s a healthier version of the classic Asian take-out dish. It’s so easy to make in the slow cooker and it’s packed full of nutrient-dense ingredients. Make a side of brown rice for a protein- and fiber-packed dinner (and, the leftovers are great for lunch the next day, too).

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