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4 Clean Slow Cooker Recipes You Should Try This Week To Shrink Your Stomach & Flush Fat

December 1, 2019 by Debbie Wolfe
shefinds | Food

Clean eating is all about eating fresh whole foods. It’s not hard or difficult to eat clean—it just takes a little effort to prep your meals with wholesome ingredients. An easy way to cook clean meals is with your handy-dandy slow cooker. If you are looking for delicious whole food recipes to try this week, here are four healthy and tasty meals to cook in your slow cooker.

Sweet potato curry in a bowl.

Sweet Potato Curry

If you craving the warm spicy goodness of Indian curry, this recipe does not disappoint. It features a full range of savory spices that match perfectly with the natural sweetness of carrots and sweet potatoes. Serve with a side of naan bread or basmati rice.

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Coconut milk
  • Tomatoes
  • Cumin
  • Curry powder
  • Garam masala
  • Red lentils
  • Vegetable broth
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Spinach leaves

Red pepper and avocado soup in a bowl.

Roasted Pepper and Avocado Soup
Slow-cooked peppers and creamy avocado make a delicious combination in this rich, velvety soup. Full of immune-boosting vitamin C and healthy fats, the soup tastes great served right out of the slow cooker or served cold.

You’ll need:

  • Safflower
  • Yellow onion
  • Poblano chile peppers
  • Yellow bell peppers
  • Garlic
  • Chile powder
  • Cumin
  • Avocado
  • Skim milk
  • Sea salt
  • Low-fat sour cream
  • Lime
  • Chicken Tikka Masala

Tikka marsala and rice in a bowl.

Chicken Tikka Masala

This lightened up Indian dish favorite is made with tomato sauce, chicken breast, coconut milk and various flavorful, bold spices. Typically made with heavy cream and butter, this version gets a healthy make-over but it’s not short on flavor.

You’ll need:

  • Olive oil
  • Onion, chopped
  • Jalapeno
  • Garlic, minced
  • Crush tomatoes or tomato puree
  • Ginger
  • Lemon
  • Garam masala
  • Paprika
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Turmeric
  • Curry powder
  • Black pepper
  • Salt
  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Light coconut milk
  • Greek yogurt
  • Cilantro

Harissa chicken in a bowl.

Honey Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas, Feta and Jeweled Pomegranate Rice

This dish is as delicious as it is beautiful. The dish is spicy, but sweet and tangy and pairs well with the pomegranate rice. The chicken is cooked in the slow cooker and the rice can be prepared right before serving.

You’ll need:

  • Harissa
  • Coconut milk
  • Low sodium soy sauce
  • Honey
  • Chipotle chile in adobo
  • Ginger grated
  • Garlic minced
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Carrots chopped
  • Red bell pepper chopped
  • Skin-on chicken thighs or boneless chicken breasts
  • Pepper
  • Chickpeas
  • Cilantro
  • Mint
  • Feta
  • Jasmine rice
  • Water
  • Saffron optional
  • Molasses
  • Tablespoons butter
  • Pistachios
  • Almonds
  • Orange zest
  • Pomegranate

Author:

Debbie Wolfe is a home and lifestyle writer based in the metro Atlanta area. She covers a variety of topics including parenting, travel, DIY and shopping.

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