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It's no secret that slow cookers aren't just for soups and stews anymore. Try something new tonight with our easy-prep and healthy slow cooker recipes, from lip-smacking sloppy joes and no-oven lasagna to worldly wraps and comforting baked ziti. You haven't even heard the best part: Each healthy recipe is under 400 calories per serving, which means slimming your waistline doesn't mean skipping out on great taste.
Thinly sliced fennel adds a pleasant sweetness to this slow cooker baked ziti. The recipe calls for cooking the penne pasta directly in the flavorful sauce, but you can toss the mixture with cooked pasta to shave 30 minutes off the cook time.
Editor's Tip: Not sure how to prep fennel? Using a knife, cut 1 inch above the bulb to remove the stalks. Cut a thin slice off the root end, and cut out the tough core.
Garlicky garbanzo beans boost the protein in this fresh twist on an easy sandwich. Want a healthy lunch to take to work? Just pop the beans in the slow cooker the night before and pack the spinach, tomatoes, and pita bread in separate containers so the ingredients stay fresh until you're ready to assemble.
Believe it or not, the prep-it-and-forget-it method works for this usually time-intensive dish. No-boil lasagna noodles hold layers of ground turkey, bottled pasta sauce, and melty cheese when cooked on the low setting for a few hours. All you have to do is precook the turkey and assemble the lasagna -- the slow cooker does the rest!
Handmade porcini-beef meatballs are a tasty addition to this slow cooker soup that's also easy to customize. You can sub ground turkey in place of beef for lower-fat meatballs and kale instead of Swiss chard, if you prefer.
Greek-seasoned lamb, cucumbers, and feta cheese give you a taste of the Mediterranean in these no-fuss wraps. The irresistible sauce comes together in just minutes with three ingredients: minced garlic, mustard, and light mayo.
Watch our food editor Hali Ramdene show you how to get a perfectly cooked and wonderfully seasoned chicken dinner using your slow cooker. This healthy dinner recipe also includes a tasty sauce and cucumber salad.
This kid-favorite recipe gets an adult twist with a splash of rich-bodied porter beer, which boosts the flavor of the ground beef. The mix can be made up to a month in advance and frozen for a quick, easy, and -- most of all -- healthy weeknight dinner recipe.
This flavorful vegetarian gumbo takes virtually no prep work -- unless you count opening packaged veggies and adding them to the slow cooker. Serve this high-fiber dish with your favorite rice for a hearty and healthy recipe that's perfect for a busy weeknight.
The secret ingredient in this Cajun-style slow cooker recipe? Peanut butter! The kid-friendly favorite gives it a thick and creamy consistency -- and provides an extra boost of protein, too.
This ultra-flavorful pork dinner features two nutrient-rich ingredients: mesclun mix and homemade pickled carrots. Both promote eye health and add fresh taste to any meal.
Rutabaga, a Swedish turnip, stars alongside carrots, potatoes, and leeks in this healthy slow cooker soup. Using fresh vegetables instead of canned means less sodium in each serving, and with fewer than 200 calories per bowl, you won't feel bad about going back for seconds.
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Trim calories and fat with our vegetarian-friendly rice dinner. A plethora of peppers and frozen corn give it bright color, while garlic helps provide antioxidants.
Quinoa, a healthy whole grain, stars alongside Italian sausage and sweet peppers in our soul-warming stew. Best of all, this calcium-rich dish has fewer than 300 calories.
Butternut squash stars in this sweet and nutty pork dinner. The pumpkinlike veggie is rich in vitamin A -- essential to vision -- and is packed with as much potassium as bananas.
A healthy beef roast in the slow cooker? You bet! Each serving has fewer than 400 calories, so you won't have to feel guilty about slathering on the extra sauce. Flavorful couscous, a Middle Eastern grain, stands in as a wonderful side dish.
This ooey-gooey cheddar-tofu casserole is so tasty, you can't even tell that it's made with reduced-fat ingredients. With just 25 minutes of prep time in the morning, this easy slow cooker recipe can be on the table in time for dinner.
If you love garlic, you'll definitely enjoy our Asian-inspired chicken and rice slow cooker dinner. Packed with 12 garlic cloves, this veggie- and whole grain-filled dish promotes heart health.