8 Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes You Can Prep In 5 Minutes Or Less

We've officially entered the best time of year to cozy up to a nourishing, warming dinner or breakfast, but with dwindling daylight and vitamin D depletion, it can be hard to muster the energy to cook. Don't worry—we've got you covered with these eight set-it-and-forget-it recipes, with breakfasts, soups, curries, and even pasta sauce!

Apple Pie Overnight Oats

Photo: The Full Helping

Can you imagine waking up to the rich cinnamon-nutmeg smell of these wafting throughout your house? They're vegan and refined-sugar-free, too! Get the full recipe here.

Article continues below

Chipotle Lentil Soup

Photo: Cookin' Canuck

This vegan soup will make your house smell amazing and is filled with protein, fiber, and good fat from that gorgeous-looking avocado on top. Get the full recipe here.

Banana Bread Oatmeal

Photo: Well Plated

Want to wake up to a ready-made healthy version of banana bread? Yes, please! These are enriched with flax and free of any sugar other than the banana. Get the full recipe here.

Article continues below

Butternut Squash & Chickpea Coconut Curry

Photo: Tasty Yummies

We're huge fans of chickpeas around here, and this recipe incorporates the protein-rich legume with coconut and Indian spices for a warming winter treat. Get the full recipe here.

Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Photo: Pinch of Yum

A kind of healthy take on an enchilada, these couldn't be easier and taste like a Mexican party in your mouth. If you're vegan, simply omit the cheese. Get the full recipe here.

Article continues below

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Photo: Sprouted Routes

This sweet and savory soup is so creamy, you'll never believe it's dairy-free. Top it with optional coconut crispy leeks. Get the full recipe here.

Restorative Detox Vegetable Broth

Photo: Gourmande in the Kitchen

Sip this turmeric-laced broth on its own or use it as a base for a detoxifying soup—you'll feel instantly better either way. Get the full recipe here.

Article continues below

Lentil Bolognese

Photo: Simply Whisked

Put this rich and hearty, totally dairy-free lentil bolognese on when you leave for work and come home to a ready-made delicious dinner (we'd recommend using a quinoa pasta or another whole grain as your base). Get the full recipe here.

Related Posts

Sites We Love

Functional Nutrition Webinar

How To Eat Right For Your Brain

with Dr. Mark Hyman,
 11-time NY Times Best-selling Author & Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine

Relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety and brain fog in mbg’s
 FREE Functional Nutrition Webinar with Dr. Mark Hyman.

Get Free Access Now Loading next article...

Your article and new folder have been saved!