We gave four classic slow-cooker recipes a healthy makeover. Toss the ingredients into the magic pot, and get stoked for a post-workout, melt-in-your-mouth flavor explosion.
*All recipes can be cooked for 3-4 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low
Moroccan Chicken, Garbanzo, And Yam Stew
This nutrient-dense stew is packed with veggies, fiber-rich carbs, and lean protein. Come home to the smell of delicious Moroccan spices, and pack this feast to go for lunch the next day.
1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 1⁄2 tsp cumin
1⁄2 tsp each, cinnamon, salt, and pepper
1⁄4 tsp ground nutmeg
2 yams, peeled and diced
2 carrots, peeled and diced
1 red pepper, diced
3 packed cups kale, finely chopped
15-ounce can garbanzo beans
1 rotisserie chicken, meat removed and shredded
2 – 32-ounce boxes chicken broth (or bone broth)
1 tsp harissa
In a slow cooker, toss all of the ingredients (broth and harissa excluded) together until well-coated with the seasonings.
Pour the chicken broth over the mix, and let cook.
Stir in the harissa before serving. May be served with fresh chopped cilantro or parsley over the top.