Sometimes, we all just want to keep things simple and easy. From time to time, we need a little break from the kitchen at the same time being able to serve healthy and delicious meals. Thanks to slow cooker and instant pot recipes, we can do just that!
Here’s a collection of our Best Slow Cooker Meal Prep and Instant Pot Recipes! They’re full of nutrition too with options like paleo, vegan and whole30.
Instant Pot Oatmeal in a Jar is a healthy breakfast meal prep recipe that’s also portable! This 10 minute electric pressure oatmeal recipe is filled with superfoods such as gluten free rolled oats, apples, walnuts, flaxseed, goji berries, and more. A wholesome breakfast instant pot recipe made easy in a multi-cooker with slow cooker and stove top options. Vegan friendly.
This Savory slow cooker oatmeal with crispy bacon will make you jump out of bed! A savory spin to your regular sweet oatmeal and total crowd pleaser dish, which is perfect for busy mornings! A Slow cooker oatmeal made with the addition butternut squash, garlic, herbs, parmesan cheese, and topped with crispy bacon and avocado. An easy to make well-rounded healthy meal for any time of day. Dairy free options too.
AIP Breakfast Porridge will help heal your body with anti-inflammatory rich foods. There are no nuts, grains, nightshades, dairy, or eggs used in this easy AIP breakfast recipe, but the breakfast porridge is so delicious, you won’t miss them! You can make this breakfast porridge on your stove top, or use the Instant Pot recipe option!
Pumpkin spice trail mix is one of my favorite fall crockpot recipes, and this trail mix is paleo and vegan friendly too! Great for holiday food gifts or for an easy healthy snack. Dark chocolate, cocoa nibs, cranberries, walnuts, pumpkin spice, and more. Smells and tastes amazing!
This trail mix recipe will definitely give you energy, whether actually on a trail or snacking on the go.A gluten-free and paleo trail mix that you can make easily in a slow cooker! The mixed nuts, coconut sugar, coconut flakes, and butter all toast perfectly in the crock pot, creating a nutty sweet taste. Dark chocolate chips and banana chips are stirred in to finish off this delicious treat! Make a big batch of Crock Pot Chunky Monkey Paleo Trail Mix and enjoy.
Spicy candied cajun trail mix made easy in the instant pot! What’s not to love? This candied cajun trail mix is the perfect quick and healthy snack and total crowd pleaser. Cajun Spices, maple syrup, nuts, seeds, and chickpeas all cooked together then mixed with dried mango for a sweet touch. It’s vegan friendly and naturally grain free!
Thai Curry Spiced Slow Cooker snack mix is the perfect salty sweet gluten-free snack that’s packed with flavor and superfood nutrition! Something easy to make that’s healthy and great for snacks, appetizers, and on the go! The nuts and seeds are slow cooked in an addictive coating full of curry spices, unrefined sugar, gluten free Tamari (gluten free soy sauce), then tossed with more superfood ingredients like goji berries and dried pineapple. See, perfectly sweet and spicy! Oh, and it’s also paleo friendly and vegan friendly. A bonus for sure!
Greek Slow Cooker Tacos with Lamb! Lamb is a great alternative to your ordinary beef tacos! Easy to make in the crock pot or slow cooker, plus a healthy and a great source of protein. These lamb tacos make for a delicious and nutritious meal when topped with crumbled feta and salad! Serve with gluten free tortillas or corn tortillas!
Delicious and Easy Crock Pot Cuban Pork Tacos with fried plantains! These healthy crock pot pork tacos are light, citrusy, and naturally sweetened with a plantain cabbage topping. Naturally gluten free and wholesome. Perfect for week night family meals or for make ahead multiple meals!
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Chinese BBQ pork cooked in an Instant Pot or on your stove top, then served in lettuce wraps with purple cabbage, crushed nuts and fresh cilantro. This easy and healthy BBQ pork recipe is perfect for lunch or a light summer dinner. These delicious Instant Pot Sticky Chinese BBQ Pork Lettuce Wraps are great for meal prep, too! Gluten free, grain free, dairy free, and paleo recipe options.
Easy Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Hawaiian Beef! This slow cooker Hawaiian Beef recipe is perfect for meal prep or feeding a crowd. It’s simple to make and full of flavor, paleo option included! This crock pot beef is also freezer friendly so you can make a double batch and save some for meal prep. ALOHA!!
Simple Garlicky Marinated Crock-Pot Chicken and Lentils! A FLAVORFUL and fresh gluten free crock-pot chicken recipe that’s packed full of fiber, nutrients, and protein. Easy to make in the crock-pot, healthy, and great for ANY time of year. Make it for the family or for weekend meal prep.
Vegan mashed potatoes madewith a creamy white bean puree! A simple slow cooker mashed potatoes recipe with healthy white beans cooked in to give extra flavor and texture. These creamy mashed potatoes are delicious, even without butter!A vegan side dish crock pot recipe that everyone will enjoy!
Do you know how to steam artichokes in the Instant Pot? It’s so easy! It takes less than 10 minutes and they come out perfectly tender and flavorful! Instant Pot Steamed Artichokes with Mediterranean Aioli are perfect for snacking or an easy appetizer or side dish! Bonus; we’re sharing a go-to side Spring dish recipe and why adding this Mediterranean superfood to your meal plan will boost your health!