Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook: 150 Fix-And-Forget Recipes Using Delicious, Whole Food Ingredients

Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook: 150 Fix-And-Forget Recipes Using Delicious, Whole Food Ingredients

by Pamela Ellgen


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Enjoy no-fuss, nutritious meals in no time with The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook.

When you're in a hurry, making a healthy meal from scratch is probably the last thing on your mind. But with the right tools and recipes, you don't need the luxury of time to eat healthy. The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook uses the convenience of your slow cooker to serve up fast fixes to healthy meals. With over 150 recipes for affordable meals that only take 15 minutes to prepare, The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook makes wholesome meals stress-free no matter what your schedule looks like. Learn how convenient and delicious your meals can be with the simple and nourishing recipes from The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook.

The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook contains:

  • 150 Fix-and-Forget Recipes serving hands-off meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, complete with nutritional information to help you keep track of calories, fat, protein, carbs, sugar, and sodium
  • Quick Prep requiring less than 15 minutes and no interruptions in the cooking process
  • An Overview providing advice on how to best use your slow cooker to make healthy meals

Recipes in this slow cooker cookbook include: Barley Risotto, Vegetarian Quinoa Paella, Shrimp Scampi with Orzo, Greek Meatballs, Rice Pudding with Almonds, and much more!

Learn how easy it is to eat healthy on a hectic schedule with The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623154806
Publisher: Callisto Media
Publication date: 02/09/2015
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,212,416
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Pamela Ellgen is a food blogger, certified personal trainer, and author of several books on cooking, nutrition, and fitness, including Soup & Comfort and the Healthy Slow Cooker for Two. Her work has been published in Huffington Post, LIVESTRONG, Darling Magazine, and She lives in California with her husband and two sons. When she’s not in the kitchen, she enjoys practicing yoga, surfing, and exploring the local farmer’s market.

Table of Contents

Introduction 11

Chapter 1 Healthy Slow Cooking

Chapter 2 Breakfast and Bruch

Homemade Yogurt 22

Apple Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal 23

Orange Cranberry Oatmeal 24

Hearty Quinoa with Cherries and Almonds 25

Coconut Quinoa Porridge 26

Maple Vanilla "Oven" Pancake 27

Breakfast Quiche 28

Fennel Sausage Breakfast Casserole 29

Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake 30

Chapter 3 Soups and Stews

Sweet Potato Bisque 34

Apple and Celeriac Purée 35

Creamy Carrot Soup 36

Cream of Broccoli Soup 37

Cream of Mushroom Soup 38

Tomato Basil Soup 39

Manhattan Clam Chowder 40

Chicken Chowder 41

Chicken and Zucchini "Noodle" Soup 42

Thai Sweet and Sour Soup 43

Turkey and Wild Rice Soup 44

Italian Wedding Soup 45

Lentil Soup with Sausage 46

Beef Pho 47

Chapter 4 Appetizers and Sides

Cheese Fondue 50

French Onion Dip 51

Navy Bean Dip 52

Edamarne Miso Dip 53

Shrimp and Artichoke Dip 54

Sweet Potato Pudding 55

Jalapeno Corn Pudding 56

Warm Olives with Herbs and Almonds 57

Harvard Beets 58

Warm Tomato Salad 59

Eggplant Caponata 60

Ginger Carrots 61

Southern-Style Collard Greens 62

Mashed Purple Potatoes 63

Balsamic Root Vegetables 64

Black-Eyed Peas with Rosemary 65

Stuffed Grape Leaves 66

Apple Sauerkraut with Sausage 67

Better Buffalo Wings 68

Korean Short Ribs 69

Chapter 5 Grains and Pastas

Creamy Polenta 72

Jalapeno Cornbread Dressing 73

Slow Cooker Quinoa 74

Quinoa and Chicken Sausage Pilaf 75

Mexican Quinoa Casserole 76

Roasted Garlic Amaranth 77

Barley Risotto 78

Asparagus Risotto 79

Italian Rice 80

Red Beans and Rice 81

Minestrone Soup with Wheat Berries 82

Beef and Barley Soup 83

Israeli Couscous with Apricots 84

Orzo with Spinach and Cranberries 85

Sage and Pumpkin Mac 'n' Cheese 86

Spinach Ravioli in Marmara Sauce 87

Chapter 6 Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes

Vegan Vichyssoise 90

Vegan African Peanut Soup 91

Broccoli Garlic Tofu 92

Tofu with Mango and Snap Peas 93

Barbecue Tofu Burgers 94

Orange-Glazed Tempeh and Green Beans 95

Tempeh Tacos 96

Mushroom Cassoulet 97

Italian Stuffed Peppers 98

Quinoa-Stuffed Tomatoes 99

Vegetarian Quinoa Paella 100

Cuban Black Beans 101

Moroccan Lentils 102

Lentil Chili 103

Spanish Chickpeas and Spinach 104

Coconut and Chickpea Curry 105

Indian Chickpeas with Yogurt and Cardamom 106

Fiery Seitan Fajitas 107

Seitan "Stir-Fry" 108

Three-Cheese Lasagna 109

Vegetarian Quiche 111

Chapter 7 Fish and Shellfish

Shrimp Fajitas 114

Shrimp Scampi with Orzo 115

Clams in White Wine Butter Sauce 116

Mussels in Saffron Curry Broth 117

Seared Scallops over Stewed Collards and Beans 118

Mediterranean Poached Halibut 119

Halibut in Mango Pineapple Chutney 120

Lemon-Poached Cod with Chimichurri 121

Tilapia Piccata with Spinach 122

Lobster Risotto 123

Chapter 8 Pork and Poultry

Roasted Tomatillo Chicken Soup 126

Herb-Roasted Chicken 127

Chicken Saltimbocca 128

Chicken Cassoulet 129

Chicken Curry 130

Chicken Cacciatore 131

Chicken Fricassee 132

Turkey Vegetable Soup 133

Cranberry Turkey Roast 134

Duck a l'Orange 135

Thai Red Curry with Duck and Pineapple 136

Smoky Pork Taco Filling 137

Bánh Mi Filling 138

Texas-Style Pulled Pork 139

Pork Ribs 140

Pork Adovada 141

Ginger Pork with Baby Bok Choy 142

Peppery Pork in Port Sauce 143

Pork with Caramelized Onions and Chard 144

Pork Chops with Figs and Shallots 145

Chapter 9 Beef and Lamb

Beef Stew 148

Beer-Braised Beef 149

Beef Steak au Poivre 150

Braised Beef with Currants, Parsley and Pine Nuts 151

Corned Beef and Cabbage 152

Steak Carnitas 153

Five-Spice Chili 154

Beef and Squash Goulash with Pumpkin Seeds 155

Meatballs in Marinara Sauce 156

Greek Meatballs 157

Beef Stroganoff 158

Spicy Asian Beef 159

Shepherd's Pie 160

Roasted Garlic Rosemary Lamb with Lemon Potatoes 161

Herbed Lamb Chops 162

Braised Lamb Shanks 163

Lamb Tagine 164

Greek Lamb Stew 165

Roasted Lamb with Mustard and Fennel 166

Moussaka 167

Chapter 10 Sweets and Treats

Cinnamon Apple Pie Filling 170

Blueberry Pie Filling 171

Dates Poached in Coffee and Cardamom 172

Pears Poached in Spiced Wine 173

Cinnamon Pecan-Stuffed Apples 174

Pistachio-Stuffed Nectarines 175

Rice Pudding with Almonds 176

Mixed Berry Crisp 177

Plum Cobbler 178

Blackberry Rosemary Cobbler 179

Chapter 11 Spreads and Sauces

Ginger Pear Butter 182

Blueberry Butter 183

Chunky Fig Spread 184

Tomatillo Salsa 185

Basic Marinara Sauce 186

Vodka Cream Sauce 187

Bolognese Sauce 188

Smoky Barbecue Sauce 189

Sweet and Sour Sauce 190

Spicy Ginger Stir-Fry Sauce 191

Appendix A The Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen 193

Appendix B Measurement Conversions 194

References 195

Recipe Index 197

Index 199

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