You are sure to find a new favourite in this collection of 30 healthy whole food slow cooker recipes. There are chicken, beef, lamb, pork & vegetarian options for you to make all year round. Easy to make and all gluten & dairy free.
I am always on the look out for healthy slow cooker recipes that are made with delicious wholefoods which are gluten and dairy free.
I love how easy slow cooker meals are to put together. Simply place the ingredients in the slow cooker and let the slow cooker do its magic work.
Sometimes you need to do a little extra pre-work!
Take for instance my slow cooker butter chicken and slow cooker lamb shanks recipes. You need to sear the meat first before placing into the slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Barbacoa Tacos with Chipotle Slaw
This Slow Cooker Barbacoa Tacos with Chipotle Slaw recipe is smoky and spicy. Beef chuck roast is made in the crock pot and then topped with tangy coleslaw!
Crockpot Whole Chicken
This recipe for crockpot whole chicken is a wonderful recipe to make during the week or a weekend meal. It’s really easy to put together with spices along with vegetables.
Crock Pot Carnitas Burrito Bowls
Easy crock pot carnitas made burrito bowl-style with rice, mango salsa, black beans, cabbage, and fried plantains. This super quick and simple approach to carnitas is a winning meal prep dinner recipe.
Slow Cooker Wild Rice Vegetable Soup
A healthy wild rice soup recipe made with butternut squash, kale and white beans. This Slow Cooker Wild Rice Vegetable Soup is a vegetarian and vegan crockpot soup recipe.
Crockpot Coconut curry chicken soup
Crockpot Coconut curry chicken soup is so full of flavor, it will rock your taste buds!! This flavorful slow cooker soup recipe makes a comforting wintertime meal. Not to mention, it’s incredibly healthy and super easy to make!
Vietnamese Beef Stew Pho Noodle Soup (Pho Bo Sot Vang)
Vietnamese beef stew pho noodle soup (Pho bo sot vang) is a hearty and comforting noodle soup. This noodle soup features tender beef, flavorful broth and amazing aroma from pho spices. You can cook it on stovetop, in a slow cooker or a pressure cooker like an Instant Pot.
Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken
This Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken is one of the easiest slow cooker dishes we have. There is no pre-cooking involved, you just put onions, chicken and a fresh tomato, herb and balsamic mix in to the slow cooker and let it cook for 3 hours. Serve with spaghetti, rice or with a light green salad for a delicious and fresh summer meal.
Easy Crock-Pot BBQ Ribs Made in the Slow Cooker
Learn how to make the easiest (10-minute prep) fall-off-the-bone slow cooker ribs that will have everyone licking their fingers & plates! This is the best method for fixing bbq ribs if you don't own a smoker or it's cold outside.
Vegan Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup with Winter Squash
Vegan Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup with Winter Squash — a no fuss recipe packed full of nourishing, plant based ingredients that eats like a meal!
Slow Cooker Chicken Shawarma
Slow cooker chicken shawarma (aka shwarma) combines the ease of a slow cooker meal with the complex flavor of a slow-roasted middle eastern chicken feast! This is a quick version of the middle eastern favorite: the slow cooker does a lot of the work and it can be prepped ahead of time. Various serving options make this sensational paleo and gluten free dinner recipe adaptable for low carb and Whole30 compliance, too!
Lebanese Butternut Squash Stew
Nothing like a little vegan winter comfort food right out of the slow cooker to boost your spirits in cold weather. Warm curry spices combined with cinnamon really bring this Lebanese butternut squash stew together.
Slow Cooker Honey Jalapeno Chicken
This Slow Cooker Honey Jalapeno Chicken takes 3 minutes of prep and just a handful of ingredients making it perfect for weeknight meals. The honey and jalapeno combine to make the perfect mix of sweet and spicy.
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Soup
This slow cooker sweet potato soup is an incredible dish that will even make your grandmother jealous! A definite winter warmer, preparing this recipe is almost too easy.
Balsamic Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Balsamic Slow Cooker Pot Roast! Easy, healthy make-ahead main dish recipe that takes 5 minutes of prep time! Paleo, gluten-free & dairy-free! No browning required!
Slow Cooker Thai Mango Chicken
Sweet mangoes, spicy peppers and fresh lime combine to make this Slow Cooker Thai Mango Chicken a family favourite. Paleo and gluten-free.
A Truly Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Lamb Korma Curry
This dairy-free, gluten-free slow cooker lamb korma curry is so quick and easy to put together, and readily feeds a large, hungry family. The curry freezes well, so any leftovers can be stashed in the freezer for an emergency meal.
Crock Pot Pineapple Pork Burrito Bowl
This Crock Pot Pineapple Pork Burrito Bowl recipe is so easy to make in a slow cooker and delicious, too! You’ll love how fragrant your house becomes as this gluten-free and dairy-free recipe turns into the most tender pork!
Mung Bean Soup with Vegetables
This clean eating Mung Bean Soup is loaded with kale, carrot, celery and, of course, mung beans. There’s a welcomed spicy kick from lots of fresh ginger and chili. Plus, this mung bean recipe is ultra easy to prepare and totally belly warming!
Easy Slow Cooker Jambalaya
You won’t believe how easy it is to make Slow Cooker Jambalaya! Melt in your mouth chicken, smoky sausage and buttery shrimp mixed with a medley of tender vegetables and hot rice in a rich, spicy sauce.
Slow cooker Greek Lamb Kleftiko with potatoes
Kleftiko is a traditional Greek recipe for unbelievably tender and succulent lamb. Simple and easy to make in your slow cooker, Instant Pot or your oven.
Crock Pot Refried Beans
Refried beans made in the crock pot. Can be portioned and frozen for quick dinners.
Mandarin Orange Chicken
You're going to love this easy Mandarin Orange Chicken recipe with Clementines!
Indian Slow Cooker Pulled Lamb
Slow cooker pulled lamb – Tender, juicy meat that falls off the bone with maximum flavor and minimum effort. This is the basic idea behind slow cooking. The slow cooked and shredded meat taste great with rice, or add to sandwiches and wraps along with some vegetables for a hearty, filling meal.
Vegan Slow Cooker Lentil Stew with Harissa
This slow cooker lentil stew, spiced with aromatic harissa paste, will warm you up on the cool autumn or winter evenings. It’s easy, hearty and busting with vegetables and flavour. Vegan and gluten-free.
Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken Artichoke Soup
SLOW COOKER LEMON CHICKEN ARTICHOKE SOUP IS A HEALTHY, SATISFYING DUMP ‘N GO SOUP THAT’S FULL OF FRESH LEMON FLAVOR! THIS IS CLEAN EATING AT IT’S BEST AND EASIEST.
Slow Cooker Garlic Balsamic Pork
Slow Cooker Garlic Balsamic Pork is a flavorful and easy main dish that can be easily re-purposed into other dishes.
This Jackfruit Chili is slow cooked in a crockpot to bring out all of its delicious flavors. Jackfruit takes the place of meat in this plant-based vegan chili. It’s the perfect cozy meal for cooler weather.
Slow Cooker Korean Short Ribs
Slow Cooker Short Ribs are deliciously fall-off-the-bone tender that take less than 5 mins of prep work. These Korean Beef Short Ribs are a great option for elegant suppers, homemade takeaways and easy lunches too.
The BEST Crockpot Paleo Turkey Chili
This is a delicious, hearty Paleo chili recipe with just enough heat! Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free!
Slow Cooker Roast Beef
If you’re after a really easy slow cooker beef roast recipe, then you’ve come to the right place! This classic recipe is cooked in the slow cooker for 8 hours (so you know the meat is going to absolutely delicious), plus you can add lots of vegetables to make it a simple one pot dinner.
Thank you for including my Vegan Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup with Winter Squash in this lovely round-up, Vanessa!
Thank you for making such a lovely recipe 🙂
Dawn - Girl Heart Food
All of these delicious recipes are making me so hungry right now...where to start?! Love using my slow cooker! Thanks so very much for including my mung bean soup recipe 🙂
They are all drool worthy! 🙂