9 Healthy Crockpot Recipes You Need to Try
When the weather outside is frightful, stay inside and serve up something delightful!
The colder months are the perfect time of year to put your slow cooker recipes to good use! Slow cookers (also known as "Crockpots") make homemade meals a cinch—simply fill them with your ingredients in the morning, and by the time you get home from work, dinner is ready to be served! We rounded up some of the best healthy, hearty, and delicious slow cooker recipes you've got to try.
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1 cup steel-cut oats
1/3 cup chopped dates
2/3 cup raisins
1/3 cup chopped dried figs
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup chopped almonds or walnuts
4 cups water
1/2 cup half-and-half (or non-fat, plain yogurt)
Mix all of the ingredients together in a slow cooker before you head to bed. Set to LOW and cook for 8 to 9 hours. Stir to combine and serve.
This recipe yields 10 servings
Recipe courtesy of: The Cleaner Plate Club by Beth Bader and Ali Benjamin