Cooking Light Recipes With Slow Cookers


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Cooking light and healthy meals are becoming more popular each day. You may have been told to start eating healthier so you can lose weight, but did you know that there are many different recipes that you can make that will taste great and be good for you? If you are tired of constantly eating unhealthy food, then it is time to do something about it.

Starting To Cook Light Recipes

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With so many people on a diet these days, the need for delicious and easy to prepare meals is greater than ever. You can start cooking light recipes for your family to use your daily smart points goal as a guide. For example, if you are trying to shed some pounds, you may want to use a low calorie, low fat, and low sodium recipe that can taste delicious. If you have an upcoming special occasion that you want to create a masterpiece for, then using your special occasion as the theme for your meal is a great idea.

Cheese-Stuffed Chicken

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One delicious recipe that is easy to make and healthy is a cheese-stuffed chicken. This recipe uses a delicious balsamic-based sauce to put a nice, shiny gloss on your chicken breasts. To make this recipe, melt some balsamic in a skillet over medium-high heat. It will slowly brown the sauce, giving you a nice, smooth coating outside while the inside becomes very tender and healthy.

Quick Tuna Poke

Another great recipe using your daily smart points is a quick tuna poke. This recipe uses fresh herbs such as basil, thyme, dill, and lemon to create a delicious fish dish. The wonderful thing about this recipe is that you can use various seasonings to enhance the flavor of your tuna poke. Using a slow cooker chicken tikka masala along with the tuna poke, you will have a fast and healthy meal that the entire family will love.

Here’s a recipe that uses your daily smart points goal to create a delicious but easy-to-make meal. This delicious recipe is made with beef and sauteed onions. All you need is a beef filet mignon and brown sugar along with enough oil to cover the bottom of the filet. In a medium bowl, you will combine the beef, onion, and butter. Once you mix all of these ingredients, allow them to be brown on the inside.

Waffle Iron Turkey Melt Paint

A delicious but simple breakfast idea that will make you feel full is a waffle iron turkey melt paint. To make this recipe, combine sliced turkey with two cups of reduced-calorie (or fat-free) cheese on the bottom and two eggs on top. Next, cook the egg/cheese mixture until it begins to set. You will then add a reduced-calorie ham and a couple of sliced portabellas to the mix for an easy and tasty breakfast that everyone will love.

Slow Cooker Tuna Poke

Another delicious but easy to make recipe that everyone will love is the slow cooker tuna poke. You will need a tuna wrap, a halved and thinly sliced cucumber, and half a cup of reduced-calorie sour cream to make this recipe. Wrap the cucumber and cappuccino flavored tuna wrap in the halved cucumber. Top with a tablespoon or two of sour cream and evenly cover the wrap. Place in the slow cooker and let it go for an hour to set completely.

Final Words

A wonderful recipe that makes the slow cooker come into its own is the slow cooker chicken tikka masala. This recipe is a spicy yet delectable blend of Indian spices and tastes of black pepper. The recipe calls for boneless, skinless chicken breasts and half a cup of reduced-calorie milk. Combine the milk and chicken breasts in a saucepan and add a half cup of the sauce to the top. Cover the lid and set the slow cooker to medium heat, and cook for approximately one hour.

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