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12 Delicious And Healthy Crockpot Recipes Your Family Will Love

While you're busy at work, your slow cooker is working hard on dinner!

When it comes to making a delicious and healthy home-cooked meal, it’s all about using your crockpot. These handy devices, also known as slow cookers, are perfect for making a variety of dishes.

As any busy caregiver knows, crockpots are great for those who are short on time. Simply throw in your key ingredients, and let it cook. While you’re busy at work or running errands, your slow cooker is working hard to ensure you have a tasty meal to eat.

Wondering what to make for your next family dinner? Here are 12 healthy crockpot meals that you need to try.

1. Vegetarian Lasagna

It’s time to break out the garlic bread, because this vegetarian lasagna from Eating Well will leave you craving every last bite.

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2. Indian Lamb

Spice up your dinner routine by including a tasty Indian lamb dish from Good Housekeeping.

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3. Mac & Cheese

Put a smile on everyone’s face come dinner time with this tasty mac & cheese side dish from Culinary Cory. (Here’s another easy slow cooker mac & cheese recipe to try as well!)

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4. Pork Tacos

Serve up taco night in an instant by pre-cooking the meat beforehand with this recipe from Our Family Eats.

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5. Poached Salmon with Lemons & Fresh Herbs

Did you know you could make poached salmon in a crockpot? This recipe from The Kitchn looks elegant and easy.

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6. Tangy Chicken Cacciatore

Even more intricate dishes, like this tangy chicken cacciatore from Delish, can be made using a crockpot!

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7. Vegan Split Pea Soup

Perfect for rainy days, this split pea soup from BodyBuilding.com will have you family asking for second helpings.

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8. Quinoa Chicken Primavera

This quinoa chicken primavera recipe from Pinch of Yum looks fancy enough to share with any guests you want to impress!

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9. Herbed Chicken with Beets and Brussels Sprouts

Cooking a whole chicken in the crockpot? Yes, you can! This recipe for herbed chicken with beets and Brussels sprouts from Delish has all the details.

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10. Tuscan Pork with Fennel

If chicken’s not your thing, Delish also has this tasty recipe for making pork with fennel in the crockpot.

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11. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Turn your traditional taco night on its head by making this  Asian chicken lettuce wraps recipe from Cooking Classy.

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12. Chicken Enchilada Quinoa

This chicken enchilada quinoa recipe from Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen will having you coming back for seconds – maybe even thirds!

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