Your slow cooker is a lifesaver on busy workdays or when the whole family seems to be running in different directions. Simply prepare the ingredients in the morning, toss them in the slow cooker, and come home to a great-smelling kitchen and a hearty, nutritious meal.
Slow Cooker Arroz con Pollo [Spoonful]
This Southwestern dish isn’t your typical slow cooker meal. Arroz con Pollo—chicken and rice—is flavored with guajillo chili that smells absolutely mouth-watering when it’s cooking. Bell peppers, tomatoes, and peas add nutritious vitamins to this healthy dish, and the rice is filling enough to leave you feeling satisfied.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Pasta Soup [Real Simple]
Everyone loves traditional chicken soup, and this simple recipe only improves that delicious dish. Boneless chicken thighs are full of healthy protein, and veggies like carrots and celery are simply nutritious. A flavorful broth adds a big taste without the fat and calories of a heavy cream, making the soup even better for you. Add fun alphabet or star-shaped noodles for a bit of fun that the kids will love!