Have you ever wanted to eat healthy dinners without having to slave away in the kitchen or spend a ton of money? Healthy freezer slow cooker meals is the answer you are looking for. Here are a few of my favourites.

Potato Chedder Soup

Potato Cheddar

Ingredients:
5 cloves garlic
32oz. chicken broth
6 potatoes
1 onion
1/2 stick butter
2.5 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 pint (1 cup) half & half
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3 tablespoons green onions (extra for garnish, optional)
sour cream (optional)

Instructions:
Peel and chop your potatoes.
Chop one onion.
Chop five cloves of garlic.
Combine the garlic, chicken broth, potatoes, onion, butter, salt, and pepper. Cook in the slow cooker for 7 hours on low and 1 hour on high.
After 8 hours of cooking, mash the potatoes.
Add the half & half, cheese, and green onions.
Stir.
Serve with a dollop of sour cream and a pinch of green onions (both optional).

Slow Cooker Tuscan Sausage & White Bean Soup

Italian

Ingredients:
1 package of smoked sausage
2 14 oz cans of white northern beans- drained
2 14.oz cans of chicken broth
2 C. of fresh spinach
28 oz can of tomatoes-drained
shredded Parmesan cheese
2-3 cloves of garlic minced
1 T of Italian herbs

Directions:
– Cut your sausage in 1/2 in pieces put in your crock pot.
– Add your drained beans.
– Pour your spinach into the slow cooker.
– Add your drained tomatoes. Are you surprised to see yellow tomatoes? I can my own and mix them with red ones, We love the taste as well as the colour.
– Stir everything together.
– Cook on high 4-6 hours or low for 6-8 hours. When done dip up and sprinkle some Parmesan cheese over the top

Slow Cooker Mexican Tomato, Rice and Veggie Soup Recipe

Mexican

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, diced
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1- 15.5 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1- 14.5 ounce can Red Gold Petite Diced Tomatoes with Green Chiles
1- 14.5 ounce can Red Gold Petite Diced Tomatoes with Lime Juice and Cilantro
1- 11 ounce can white corn
3 cups water
1/2 cup long grain white rice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
sour cream and shredded cheddar for topping (optional)

Directions:
Heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat.
Add the garlic, onion, cumin and chili powder and saute for 5 minutes.
Add this and all ingredients to a 4 quart slow cooker except the cilantro and lime juice.
Cook on high for 3-4 hours, or low for 6-8 hours, until rice is tender.
Stir in cilantro and lime juice, then serve topped with sour cream and cheddar.

Dr Pepper Slow Cooker Roast With Pork

Dr Pepper

Ingredients:
1 Roast
1 can of Dr Pepper (or 12 ozs)
Worcestershire sauce (I used a shot glass full)
1 1/2 Teaspoon of Minced Garlic
Salt and pepper if desired

Directions:
Put all the ingredients in the slow cooker and put on low setting. Enjoy!

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Chicken Tacos

Ingredients:
3-4 Chicken breasts or you can use the cheaper chicken thighs
Entire jar of your favorite Salsa
Tortillas or even hard tacos
Shredded lettuce – optional
Pico de Gallo – optional
Sour Cream optional
Cheese – optional

Directions:
Add your chicken to the crock pot and the entire jar of salsa.
Cook on low for about 4-5 hours. Then shred your chicken with two forks and let it sit for another 10-15 minutes in the crock pot.
Serve over hot tortillas and add any toppings your would like.

Slow Cooker Southern Style Pork Ribs

Pork

Ingredients:
1 packet McCormick’s Slow Cooker Southern Style BBQ Seasoning
1 cup Ketchup
1/2 cup honey
1 clove garlic (minced)
1/2 Medium red onion (cut into quarters)
2lb pork ribs (cut into four sections)

Directions:
– Mix the seasoning packet, ketchup, honey and garlic in a small bowl
– Place the cut onion and ribs in the slow cooker and pour the sauce on top. The onion is cut into large pieces for flavor only.
– Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours. Serve with couscous or rice & corn

Written by Cleo Neufeld

Cleo Neufeld

Before meeting the love of her life, Cleo was a single mother to a beautiful little girl for many years. She shares her expertise in single parenting, building a relationship, living on a budget and more.