The demand for products that can help people to stay healthy and fit is increasing. Innovations in the field of health and medical sector have given so many gadgets to people who love to stay healthy and eat healthy. Slow cookers or crockpots can help them to discover healthy recipes for them and their family.
Slow cookers can add a flavor in your food and can provide multiple health benefits. It can help you to make several healthy and low calorie recipes. Following we have five healthy slow cooker recipes that can help you to stay healthy.
Barley and bean soup
This recipe is beneficial for people with several health conditions. Its main ingredients include Olive oil, onion, celery, water, pearl barley, carrot, black beans, cumin, salt, and oregano. You can make it by heating oil and add onion, celery, and carrot. Cook and stir it occasionally until it gets soft and little golden. Then add water and remaining ingredients and bring it to over high heat. Cook it for around 1 to 2 hours and serve hot.
Barley and bean soup is rich in vitamin A, magnesium, and potassium. It is a low calorie soup that is beneficial for eyes and provides energy.
Chicken and sweet potato stew
In order to make chicken and sweet potato stew, you need 6 bone in chicken, 2 pounds of sweet potatoes, half pound of white button mushrooms, 6 large shallots, white wine, garlic. You can also add fresh rosemary, ground pepper, and white wine vinegar. You can add salt according to your requirement. You can start the process by placing chicken, potatoes, mushrooms, rosemary, garlic, and salt together in the cooker and stir to combine. Do not forget to put the lid on and cook it for 5 hours or more (if required). You can serve it with or without bones and can add vinegar.
Chicken and sweet potato stew is a low fat and low calorie stew, which is beneficial for people with cardiac problem and diabetes. It contains fibers, vitamins, and potassium.
Slow cooker Pork
Slow cooked pork is one of the delicious and simple foods. In order to make it a low calorie food you will need lean tenderloin, 2 cups nonfat chicken broth, garlic, cumin, paprika, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. In order to make pork you need to add all ingredients to the slow cooker and cook for 8 hours. Every serve of this dish includes sufficient amount of calories, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, protein, and sugar.
Carrot and curry red lentil Stew
It is full of flavor and can keep your tummy feel full for hours. You can also keep it in refrigerator for couple of days. It is a perfect dish for those who love to stay healthy and love lentils and curry. It contains only 251 calories and can help you to reduce the risk of cardiac problems. Carrots are great source of vitamin A, and also can contribute to enhance your health.
Honey and garlic chicken
Honey and garlic can add special taste to chicken. This is rich in fibers and proteins, which can control your hunger for long hours. Its main ingredients include boneless and skinless chicken breast, garlic, dried basils, soy sauce, pepper flakes, ketchup, and honey. To make honey and garlic chicken, whisk together the basil, soy sauce, garlic, ketchup, and honey together. After that add the slices of chicken, pour sauce over it, and mix all ingredients together and cook them for 4 hours. After cooking, broil it for 3 to 5 minutes to add crispy taste.
Slow cooker is a good way to make healthy food as it can preserve all healthy nutrients in the food. It is also an easiest way to cook food.