Green beans are the perfect side for any occasion. This nourishing plate of greens has replaced all the fatty ingredients with fresh alternatives that will please even the pickiest of palates. The broth adds a deep savory element to the flavor of the dish, so be sure to make plenty of extras. These low-calorie green beans will be gone before you know it!
Beans are a powerhouse of flavor, nutrients, protein, and healthy carbohydrates. Thanks to the garlic, rosemary, and thyme, these cannellini beans have a distinctly Greek flavor profile that’s full of flavor. Paired with some chicken and vegetables, this meal will keep you satisfied long after you’re done eating.
With fall just around the corner, we’ve been craving some autumn flavors. These apples give you a blend of warm spices and sweet granola. Clocking in at only 254 calories, this recipe proves that you can still have the occasional indulgence while still being healthy. This is the perfect dessert to end a meal on a crisp, fall night!
Who knew you could make a pie in a Crock Pot? This recipe really proves that the slow cooker is an indispensable tool for your kitchen. The pie cooks slowly in the Crock Pot, allowing the pie filling to become deliciously gooey and incredibly flavorful. Impress your friends this Thanksgiving by telling them you made this low-calorie pie without even using an oven!
Nothing says the holidays are here like gingerbread. This low-calorie drink is a perfect treat—wonderful for Christmas morning, or even a holiday party! Using a slow cooker allows the gingerbread latte to cook evenly, and as an added bonus, you can keep it warm for extended periods of time. It’s also incredibly easy to reheat, so be sure to make a big batch to drink all week!
We love any excuse to eat brunch, but a delicious, low-calorie recipe for brunch? Um, yes please. Covered in a creamy sauce, banana slices, and pecans, you’ll never believe this dish is considered healthy. Paired with the latte recipe above, and you’ll have the perfect holiday morning treat. Just bake, scoop, and serve!
If it hasn’t been made clear, I’ll summarize it for you: the Crock Pot is a magical appliance that deserves love from everyone and belongs in every kitchen! Seriously, though, these easy, low-calorie slow cooker recipes should prove how amazing it is. You can make just about anything in it, even healthy, low-calorie meals and side dishes that taste amazing. So what are you waiting for: Get to cooking!