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Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

High Flavor, Low Sodium, Low Fat


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Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore

Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore

Linda Larsen

Have you noticed that many crock pot recipes use canned condensed soups, purchased soup and salad dressing mixes, and big chunks of meat? All of those ingredients make delicious recipes, of course, but having a good selection of healthy crock pot recipes that are low sodium, nutrient dense, and low fat will make you a better cook.

There are things you can do to update regular slow cooker recipes, of course. Try refrigerating canned broths before using them. The fat will congeal in a layer on top of the broth so it can be removed before you add the broth to the slow cooker. Look for low sodium and low fat ingredients. Trim fat and skin from meats before cooking. Try vegetarian recipes once a week. Add lots of veggies to any crockpot recipe. And any recipe that uses a lot of fresh vegetables will be healthier than one with canned this and that.

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