Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes: Delicious, Fresh, and Simple

Fall is fun and busy. School and sports alone keep us busy and stretched thin. These 8 healthy slow cooker chicken recipes are going to keep it delicious, fresh, and simple for your busy life.

Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes = Easy + Healthy

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Fall is well underway. The leaves are changing, the nights are cold, and the schedules are full! Sending the kids to school only frees up your schedule a bit. And if you happen to homeschool like us it really only makes the days MORE busy!


With the cooler weather and the swamped schedules it’s the absolute perfect time to pull out those slow cookers and rock out some delicious healthy meals in minimal time.

Slow Cooker Meals Rock My Socks Off

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bring you LOADS of healthy and easy recipes that I know you’ll love to try NOW as well as pin for later!

Chicken is an affordable and healthy protein source

I really love the versatility of a Crockpot. I’ve learned in the past couple years that you can literally prepare anything in one! Desserts, drinks, and of course your main dish!

I’ve found handfuls of pretty easy, healthy, whole food, chicken slow cooker recipes that are all flavorful, unique, and ethnic. There’s absolutely no reason a chicken meal need to be boring. Chicken has the wonderful versatility of absorbing almost any flavor with success and creating and entirely new dish to keep meals creative and full of flavor.

PLUS chicken is really affordable when compared to other meats. Steak prices have skyrocketed in the past few years! Your muscles need protein and these healthy creative meals are ALL a must try this fall!

8 Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

 

1. Crockpot Chicken and Quinoa Chili

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From: Chelsea’s Messy Apron

This recipe is so ‘right up my Allie.’ It is so simple and has just enough flavor but is not too spicy for the whole family to enjoy. (I, myself, LOVE spicy but have a tendency to just add a little hot sauce to everything!) Quinoa is my absolute favorite ancient grain for it’s unique texture and protein packing abilities alone! This is a guilt free and wonderful chili recipe you HAVE to try!

2. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken & Veggies

From: Damn Delicious

This recipe is simple enough to even please a picky eater (like my oldest) but has a wonderful healthy flavorful base including but not limited to honey, soy sauce, and garlic! This recipe is loaded with flavor and veggies and I have to say it, “Damn Delicious!”

3. Healthy Slow Cooker Buffalo Sweet Potatoes

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From: Well Plated

For this tasty recipe you will be cooking the delicious chicken topping for your loaded potatoes in the slow cooker and the sweet potatoes on the side. To be honest, this recipe would be delicious on ANY type of potato. It just screams for a night of football or to be made ahead and brought tailgating. Just an idea!

 

4. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

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From: Chef Savvy 

This mouthwatering recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and tangy. It’s meant to be served over a bed of rice. Slow cooker Chinese dishes are new for our family but I’m loving trying them out when we have great ones like this!

 

5. Crockpot White Bean Chili

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From: Well Plated

Ok you guessed it, I LOVE chili! This simple dump and go recipe has the perfect combination of flavors! Green chilies, white beans, and fresh cilantro. White bean chili is often overlooked and it’s so good! White beans are really healthy and often pack a bit more protein than your typical chili beans. Garnish with fresh limes and no one can turn down a bowl of THIS recipe this fall!

 

6. Slow Cooker Garlic Parm Chicken

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From: Delish

This tasty recipe is a filling whole food recipe sure to keep you full and warm inside this season. The combination of slow roasted chicken, red potatoes, and parmesan is a delectable mix. Throw this recipe together in your slow cooker for one happy family meal tonight!

7. Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables

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From: The Recipe Critic

You don’t have to be a recipe critic to know this recipe is a winner. It easily dresses up simple chicken and veggies with a delectable blend of brown sugar and balsamic vinegar for the perfect combination of tangy and sweet. The sauce absorbs well into the veggies, chicken, and potatoes to make a cheap and simple meal absolutely spectacular!

 

8. Skinny Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken

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From: The Recipe Critic

A lighter healthy twist on traditional Kung Pao chicken that you can make in the slow cooker! I LOVE Alyssa’s recipes, you should definitely look around her site!  This chicken takes a little more preparation than your typical dump and go but it’s well worth it! A tasty and healthy version of this popular Chinese dish with defiantly liven up dinner tonight.

 

And that wraps up the most mouthwatering slow cooker chicken recipe roundup I could pull together for you tonight!

I hope you love all of these amazing recipes and will pin this for later! Don’t forget to stop by The Bomb Diggity Slow Cooker Soup Recipes for my favorite (and most popular) slow cooker recipes of all!

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19 Comments

  1. Fall is such an awesome time for crockpot use. I love all these recipes. Pinning because I can always use new ideas for dinner!

    1. Thanks for pinning, just love that as a huge Pinterest fan! I use my Crock-Pot every other day at least in fall! Love the versatility I’m learning it has and love sharing that. 😁

    1. Love to hear about a repin, huge fan of Pinterest here! Thanks for stopping by, would love to hear what recipe’s your favorite.

  2. I to have some very picky eaters. I am definitely going to try the honey garlic chicken and veggies as well as the balsamic chicken. Plus, I love crock pot meals. So much easier to do when you have a at you’re doing on a particular day.

    1. I have a super picky eater too! Using the Crock-Pot to slowly incorporate the new tastes really gets her to try a lot of new flavors without even realizing it AND that she really likes the mixed tastes. Hope your family loves these!

    1. So glad you like them Margaret! I made the honey garlic chicken last week and even the pickiest of the family gobbled it up!

    1. I had one for so long before I started using it! Then I was totally overwhelmed with the idea
      of a new way of cooking so it sat even longer. After trying it and learning how it can be used for literally ANYTHING I’ve fallen in love. Give it a try, you might too. 🙂

    1. Having some easy delicious and healthy recipes under your belt really makes it so much easier when you try to use that slow cooker! I’m bundled in a blanket with a cup of hot cider right now, it’s chilly… I think there might be just enough time to throw something in the slow cooker for tonight because now it’s sounding really good.

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