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27 Healthy Fall Crockpot Recipes

Time to take those slow cookers out and start cooking! Make these healthy fall crockpot meals for the whole family and enjoy a healthy lunch or dinner.

healthy fall crockpot

The lazy days of summer are over. And it’s back to school for the kids – and maybe you.

Then you add work on top of that. It’s no wonder you want to indulge in takeout – and comfort food.

But all that comfort food and takeout can do a number on your weight. Before you know it, you’ve gained the fall-15 or 30!

So, how can you balance convenience and health? By making Healthy Fall Crockpot Recipes.

Crockpot recipes make healthy eating so much easier. Often, you just dump and go.

Plus, you only have one pot to clean. Yes!

So today, I’m sharing 27 Healthy Fall Crockpot Recipes. They’re tasty – and they’ll help you stick to your health goals.

To make them, you’ll need a good crockpot. I recommend a programmable crockpot like this.

That’s because once the timer goes off, the crockpot switches to a warm setting. So, you’re not worried about overcooking your food if you’re not at home.

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s start cooking!

1. Keto Tuscan Soup

Keto Tuscan Soup


Fall is the perfect time to indulge in hot soup. And this Keto Tuscan Soup will definitely warm your belly.

It’s creamy, cheesy, and full of flavor. You’ve got the savory Italian sausages and tangy sun-dried tomatoes.

And you’ve got a creamy broth. The spinach adds a nice burst of color and freshness.

It’s all topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. This soup is pure indulgence.

Yet it’s low in carbs. So, it definitely fits into your macros.

The only thing that would make this soup better is a warm biscuit. This biscuit baking mix would go wonderfully with this soup.

Each biscuit contains only 2 grams of net carbs. They’re also high in fiber and protein.

So, you can eat just one – and feel full.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 428
  • Fats: 33g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Net Carbs: 7g

2. Beef Short Ribs

Beef Short Ribs


Do you love a good short rib?  Then you’ll love these Beef Short Ribs.

They’re flavorful and fall-of-the-bone tender. You’ll think you’re eating at a fancy steakhouse.

But you’re not. These are made in the comfort of your own home.

The Dijon mustard adds some kick, while the spices add savory. Meanwhile, the unsweetened cocoa amps the flavor of the sauce.

You’ll definitely want some bread to mop the sauce all up.

These ribs do contain beef. So, you may want to enjoy them occasionally.

That’s because beef has a large carbon footprint.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 418
  • Fats: 29g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbs: 8g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 5g

3. Thai Pumpkin Lentil Soup

Thai Pumpkin Lentil Soup


Many of us are adding more plants to our plates. That’s because plant-based eating has several benefits.

It’s better for the environment – and it’s good for your health.

This Thai Pumpkin Lentil Soup is spicy, creamy, and super satisfying. The heat of the Thai red curry paste is mellowed by the creaminess of the coconut milk.

And the pumpkin adds a nice burst of sweetness. Meanwhile, the lentils add lots of plant-based protein.

Lentils are also rich in fiber which helps your digestion. They also contain manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus, which build strong bones.

So, eat up that Thai Pumpkin Lentil Soup!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 365
  • Fats: 17g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Carbs: 42g
  • Fiber: 12g
  • Sugar: 11g

4. Spicy Chicken with Quinoa

Spicy Chicken with Quinoa


Are you getting tired of your typical chicken dinner? Give my Spicy Chicken with Quinoa a try.

It’s simply delicious. You’re infusing your quinoa and chicken with spices and salsa.

So they turn out with a beautiful red color and have a bit of kick. However, it’s not too hot for the kiddoes.

If you or your kids like it hotter, simply use a hot salsa sauce like this.

Then you’re adding kidney beans, bell peppers, and fresh parsley. These add extra nutrition and flavor.

What’s more, this dish is perfect for meal prep. Just be sure to use glass containers like this to keep your food fresh longer.

Or, if you prefer, you can use BPA-free plastic containers like these ones.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 767
  • Fats: 11g
  • Protein: 65g
  • Carbs: 104g
  • Fiber: 30g
  • Sugar: 12g

5. Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice


Craving butter chicken – without the dairy? This Butter Chicken is a great option.

It’s tender, juicy, melt-in-your-mouth good. The ginger root, red pepper flakes, black pepper, and red curry paste add some heat.

This is offset by the coolness of the coconut milk. It’s a Bollywood party in your mouth – just saying.

And the cauliflower rice balances out the richness of the Butter Chicken. Besides being low in calories, the cauliflower rice is also low in carbs.

And it’s good for you too. It contains folate, which builds DNA.

It’s also a rich source of Vitamin C which supports your immune system.

To save time, you can get prepackaged cauliflower rice here. Or you can take a bit of time to make your own.

Chop cauliflower up. Then place the pieces in a food processor.

Whirl until it becomes just like rice. This food processor should handle the cauliflower easily.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 396
  • Fats: 21g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Carbs: 17g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 6g

6. Ham And Beans

Ham And Beans


Are you a fan of the classics? Then you’ll enjoy this good old-fashion ham and beans.

It’s a bowl of deliciousness. The saltiness of the ham pairs nicely with the creaminess of the pinot beans.

And the broth is nice and savory. The carrots and celery brighten things up and add extra nutrition.

What’s more, one serving contains just 127 calories. So, you can have a second – or even third bowl.

Yet, you’ll not get on Santa’s naughty list.

Now the sodium is on the high sodium. But you can fix this by using low sodium beef broth.

I recommend this low sodium beef bone broth powder here. Not only is it low in sodium, but it’s also rich in protein.

So, it will help you feel full longer.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 127
  • Fats: 4g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbs: 14g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 1g

7. Keto Chicken Thighs and Cabbage

Keto Chicken Thighs and Cabbage


Is it a battle to get your kids to eat their veggies? Serve them this dish  – after all, all kids love chicken, right?

This dish is packed with flavor. That’s because you’re using chicken thighs rather than chicken breasts.

Chicken thighs have more fat, and more fat equals more flavor. What’s more, the chicken broth adds extra layers of flavor.

And we can’t forget about the veggies. In fact, you have not one but two different veggies.

These are cabbage and cauliflower rice. Cabbage and cauliflower are very good for you.

That’s because they are cruciferous vegetables. These vegetables are rich in folate, as well as Vitamins C, E, and K.

They’re also rich in glucosinolates which protect your cells from DNA damage.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 286
  • Fats: 9.3g
  • Protein: 41.5g
  • Net Carbs: 5.4g

8. Red Lentil Stew

Red Lentil Stew


Looking for some vegan eats? Try this Red Lentil Stew.

It’s tasty and hearty. The orzo adds a slight nuttiness.

Meanwhile, the lentils add a pleasant earthiness. This soup is sure to warm your soul.

Besides being tasty, this soup is nutritious. It’s a good source of plant-based protein.

And it contains immune-boosting Vitamin C. So it may even keep the doctor away.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 170
  • Fats: 1g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbs: 31g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sugar: 6g

9. No Bean Chili

No Bean Chili


Time for some No Bean Chili. Yes, you read that right – chili without the beans.

This chili is perfect if you’re on a low-carb diet. Or if you just hate beans.

It’s flavorful, chunky, and so filling. That’s because you’re using two kinds of ground beef – lean and ground chuck.

This is really a meat-lover’s dream come true.

But even though it’s meaty, it’s good for you too. It’s packed with Vitamin C, A, and potassium.

And it’s rich in iron which fuels your energy levels. So pile on the chili.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 350
  • Fats: 20g
  • Protein: 32g
  • Carbs: 11g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 5g

10. Black Beans

Black Beans


Are you trying to save on your grocery bill? Make these black beans.

It’s a basic black bean recipe. But it tastes much better than the canned stuff.

That’s because you’re adding garlic powder, onion powder. So it comes out nice and savory.

But besides being tastier, these beans are cheaper. In fact, they’re up to 75% cheaper than canned beans.

Not a fan of black beans? You can make pinto beans or white beans instead.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 57
  • Fats: 0g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbs: 10g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 0g

11. Greek Shredded Chicken

Greek Shredded Chicken


Craving Greek takeout? Have this Greek Shredded Chicken instead.

It’s mouthwateringly good. You’ve got tender, perfectly seasoned shredded chicken.

All topped with a creamy, tangy, fresh homemade Tzatziki. You’ll feel like you’re right in Greece

Serve on some warm pita bread.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 291
  • Fats: 6g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Carbs: 36g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 2g

12. Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili


Need a break from traditional chili? This turkey chili has your name written all over it.

It’s chunky, yummy, and satisfying. The corns’ sweetness offsets the tomatoes’ acidity.

And the red kidney beans, black beans, and ground turkey add tons of protein.

Add some cheese and avocadoes – and you’ll be in foodie heaven.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 351
  • Fats: 6g
  • Protein: 33g
  • Carbs: 46g
  • Fiber: 14g
  • Sugar: 8g

13. Jackfruit Chili

Jackfruit Chili


Want to enjoy chili – minus the meat? You’re in luck with this Jackfruit Chili.

It’s spicy and comforting. And the jackfruit adds a pleasant meaty texture – even meat-lovers will enjoy this chili.

And this chili has a nice balance of flavors. You’re getting the maple syrup and jackfruits’ sweetness.

You’re also getting the savory of the veggie broth and garlic powder. And the chili peppers add heat – perfect if you like it spicy.

Now you will be using several spices – 7 in fact. So, make sure you have high-quality measuring spoons on hand.

These measuring spoons here are very sturdy. That’s because they’re made with premium stainless steel.

Serve with some vegan cornbread.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 188
  • Fats: 1.75
  • Protein: 10
  • Carbs: 42

14. Tuscan Chicken Soup

Tuscan Chicken Soup


Are you nursing a cold? Snuggle up with this Tuscan Chicken Soup.

It’s a Chicken Soup with a touch of Tuscany. So, you’re getting wonderful Italian flavors.

You have the umami from the mushrooms and acidity from the roasted red peppers. The garlic and Italian seasoning add savory.

And the baby spinach adds savory and Vitamin C – precisely what the doctor ordered. It even contains quercetin which may fight off infection and inflammation. Yay!

To add even more Italian flavors, top with parmesan cheese. Buon appetito.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 205
  • Fats: 7g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Carbs: 10g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 5g

15. Oatmeal



Mornings can be pretty busy. It’s hard enough to get up – let alone make a healthy breakfast.

The next thing you know – you’re grabbing a donut at the drive-thru. This Slow Cooker Oatmeal can help change that.

It’s creamy and delicious. The cinnamon sticks add a pleasant warmth.

And it’s so much healthier than donuts. Oatmeal is a powerhouse of nutrition.

It is rich in bone-building minerals such as manganese and magnesium. It even contains brain-boosting B vitamins.

And it’s rich in fiber. So, it’s definitely more filling than donuts.

What’s more, oatmeal is naturally gluten-free. So, it’s a good breakfast idea if you have gluten allergies.

Just be sure to choose certified gluten-free oats like this. That’s because oats can get contaminated with gluten when it’s being processed.

Top with dried fruits, nuts, and seeds.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 80
  • Fats: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbs: 15g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 1g

16. Chicken Marrakesh

Chicken Marrakesh


Craving Moroccan food? This Chicken Marrakesh is sure to satisfy your cravings.

It’s tasty and full of aromatic flavors. The chicken is juicy and tender, and the sauce is delicious too – perfect for dunking some pita bread in.

The butternut squash’s sweetness is offset by the tomatoes’ acidity. Your tastebuds and tummy will be so happy.

Besides being delicious, this dish is nutritious. It provides almost a quarter of your daily fiber needs.

And it’s high in protein. So, it makes the perfect post-workout meal.

And it provides nutrients like Vitamins A, C, and potassium. So, it’s good for your immune system and your heart.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 265
  • Fats: 6g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbs: 24g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 5g

17. Keto Pork Carnitas

Keto Pork Carnitas


Want some Mexican instead? I’ve got you covered.

On the menu is Keto Pork Carnitas. In case you don’t know, pork carnitas is simply shredded pork – Mexican style.

This Pork Carnitas is full of Mexican Flava. The jalapenos add a lovely heat, and the lime and orange juice freshen up the dish.

When choosing meat for the carnitas, make sure you use fattier cuts of pork. That’s because using a leaner cut of pork will leave you with dry meat.

Pork butt or pork shoulder will work just fine.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 245
  • Fats: 10g
  • Protein: 33g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

18. Smothered Chicken

Smothered Chicken


We could all do with some more greens on our plates. But let’s face it: greens can be pretty bitter.

This Smothered Chicken provides a tasty way to eat your greens. The chicken is so juicy and tasty.

And the mushrooms add lovely umami flavors. So, the kale just kind of hides in the dish.

This dish is yummy on its own. But if you want, you can serve it with warm buns.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 350
  • Fats: 22g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Carbs: 12g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 2g

19. Beef Brisket

Beef Brisket


Wondering what to make for Taco Tuesday? Make this Beef Brisket.

This Beef brisket is juicy-tender and packed with flavor. That’s because the bay leaves infuse tons of flavor.

And the beer not only makes the beef tender it also adds a rich caramel flavor. So, don’t leave it out.

To make it a meal, serve the beef brisket in tacos. Yum!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 130
  • Fats: 4.3g
  • Protein: 3.9g
  • Carbs: 19.3g
  • Sugar: 2.8g

20. Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls


Do you have company over for dinner? Serve them these Stuffed Cabbage Rolls.

They look and taste amazing. The ground beef is perfectly seasoned.

And cabbage rolls are covered in a tangy, spicy, and sweet sauce. You’ll feel like you’re eating your Polish grandma’s cooking.

Now, they do take quite a bit of time to prep. But it’s well worth it.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 183
  • Fats: 6.5g
  • Protein: 12.7g
  • Carbs: 18.7g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Sugar: 8.9g

21. BBQ Carrots

BBQ Carrots


Looking for a vegan alternative to hot dogs? Try these BBQ Carrots.

They’re flavorful and savory. And they’re surprisingly addictive.

The barbecue sauce and liquid smoke add a lovely smokiness. And the rice vinegar adds tanginess.

Meanwhile, the low sodium sauce adds umami. Those tofu dogs got nothing on these babies!

Besides being tasty, these BBQ Carrots are good for you too.

Carrots are rich in carotene, which supports good vision. And they contain Vitamin K1, which promotes bone health.

They also contain lycopene which is good for your heart.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 152
  • Fats: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbs: 33g
  • Fiber: 3g

22. Citrus Beef Stew

Citrus Beef Stew


Need to warm up from the cold? Have some of this Citrus Beef Stew.

It’s packed with big chunks of beef, potatoes, and carrots. So it’s hearty, delicious, and comforting – just like a big bear hug.

Even though this stew is rich, it’s low in calories. In fact, one serving contains only 130 calories.

So, you can feel good eating it.

Now, this Beef Stew takes 20 minutes to prep. But most of this is for cutting the veggies.

So to speed things up, you can simply use your food processor.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 130
  • Fats: 4.3g
  • Protein: 3.9g
  • Carbs: 19.3g
  • Sugar: 2.8g

23. Apple Butter

Apple Butter


Need something sweet for your toast? Make this Apple Butter.

It’s the perfect combination of sweet and tart. And the addition of cinnamon adds some warmth.

But forget the taste; it makes the house smell amazing. It’s the perfect smell to wake up to.

And talking about waking up – you can even add this apple butter to your morning oatmeal. Or you can spread it on your pancakes or muffin.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 57
  • Fats: 0g
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Carbs: 15g
  • Fiber: 3g

24. Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup


Did someone say Chicken Tortilla Soup? You had me at chicken…and tortilla…and soup.

The tender, juicy chicken sits in a warm, savory, flavorful broth. And it’s topped with crunchy tortilla strips.

It’s a fiesta in your mouth.

Besides being rich in protein, this soup is also low in carbs. That’s because you’re making the tortilla strips using keto tortillas.

Now, you will be making the keto tortilla tortillas from scratch. But to save time, you can simply use these packaged keto tortillas.

One tortilla contains just 1 gram of net carbs. And it also has just 15 calories.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 203
  • Fats: 4g
  • Protein: 32g
  • Carbs: 9g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 4g

25. Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup


Are you feeding a large crowd? Make this Chicken Vegetable Soup.

The chicken is fall-apart-good. And the broth tastes awesome.

Plus, the carrots, celery, and peas add color and freshness. Meanwhile, the potatoes make this soup really hearty.

You won’t be reaching for the cookies after having this soup.

This soup is also very nutritious. It’s an excellent source of Vitamins A and C.

And it contains potassium for healthy blood pressure.

Now the sodium level is high. But you can lower it by using low sodium chicken broth like this instead.

It’s made from free-range organic chicken and is gluten-free too.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 103g
  • Fats: 3g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Carbs: 6g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 2g

26. Keto Pork Butt Pulled Pork

Keto Pork Butt Pulled Pork


On a keto diet, pulled pork is a big No-No. That’s because traditional pulled pork contains brown sugar.

And brown sugar is packed with carbs. In fact, one tablespoon contains almost 9 grams of net carbs.

That’s about half of your daily net carbs allowance – for one measly tablespoon.

This Keto Pulled Pork won’t derail your keto diet. That’s because it contains zero grams of net carbs.

Yet, it tastes pretty good. That’s because you’re not adding brown sugar.

So, the flavor of the pork shines through.

Making it is effortless. Just add pork butt roast, salt, pepper, and water to your slow cooker.

Then cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred with two forks.

Or, to make it even easier, use these meat shredder claws here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 200
  • Fats: 9g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Net Carbs: 0g

27. Cauliflower Soup with Cheddar

Cauliflower Soup with Cheddar


Do you hate cauliflower? This Cauliflower Soup may change your mind.

This soup is knock-your-socks-off good. That’s because of the spices and the cheese.

In fact, you’re using 2 different kinds of cheese – sharp cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese. So, it’s the perfect combination.

And you’re topping your soup with crispy bacon and chives. So, you have a lovely balance of textures and flavors. Yum!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 359
  • Fats: 25g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbs: 15g
  • Fiber: 3g


Tuesday 28th of September 2021

I am so ready for fall, I'm actually going to the grocery store tomorrow, perfect timing. Thank you so much! 🙂

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