30 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes for Winter

The slow-cooker is my spirit appliance. Sharing 30 healthy slow cooker recipes for winter so you can set it and forget when it’s cold outside and you want to spend less time in the kitchen, more time under a blanket.Vegan Slow Cooker Pumpkin Coconut Curry via The Foodie Dietitian Slow Cooker Eggs over Cauliflower Hash via Nutrition Starring You

Turkey Pumpkin Chili via My Menu Pal

Hearty Crockpot with Mung Bean Soup with Vegetables via Sarah Koszyk

Chicken Chili via Nutritious EatsSlow Cooker Tex-Mex Quinoa via Nutritious Eats

Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Vegetables via Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

Crockpot Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs via Snacking in Sneakers

Slow Cooker Celery and Potato Soup via Lone Star NutritionCoconut Curry and Butternut Squash Soup with Beets and Chicken via Snacking in Sneakers

Paleo Turkey Chili via The Inspired RD

Slower Cooker Chicken Enchiladas with Black Beans via Triad to Wellness

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Naturally Sweetened Cranberry Sauce

This delicious naturally sweetened cranberry sauce is sweetened using natural ingredients like applesauce and orange juice and has 2/3 less added sugar than most recipes.Ok, guys. Let’s buckle up. It’s game time.

What’s your game plan? Your lineup?

No, no, no. Not that game. It’s time to get your plan in order for Thanksgiving!

Don’t fret. If you’re in a pickle about what to serve up, I’ll be sharing some of my fav Thanksgiving recipes with you over the next week. Like this naturally sweetened cranberry sauce you can learn how to make by watching my video below!

One of my favorite Thanksgiving sides is homemade cranberry sauce. Which is kind of funny because I usually don’t eat turkey on Thanksgiving. But in case you were not aware, cranberry sauce is SUPERB on TOFURKEY.  Everyone keeps asking me if I’m going to eat turkey this year since my…

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3 Days in Munich

A recap of my 3 days in Munich Germany, which sights to see and where to eat!Following Copenhagen, Prague, and Berlin, I took a quick flight down to Munich, where I would end my Europe travels. I stayed at an airbnb just outside of center city Munich (15 minute train ride) and within walking distance to Nymphenburg Palace. The host of the airbnb was probably my favorite host I’ve ever stayed with. The sweetest Italian woman, she made me feel right at home while I was traveling solo. She would greet me every morning with a homemade espresso or cappuccino and some bread and jam. One night she offered me some wine and when I told her I wasn’t feeling well (damn, that pesky cold), she offered me medicine and a heating pad. Basically, she was the caretaker I needed while flying solo abroad. If you find yourself traveling to Munich…

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Thanksgiving Stuffed Acorn Squash (Vegetarian)

Looking for a delicious vegetarian side dish for the holidays? You gotta try my easy Thanksgiving Stuffed Acorn Squash made with farro, chickpeas, kale and cranberries!Gosh, I really can’t believe I’m posting a Thanksgiving recipe right now and that it’s only two weeks away! Does anyone else feel like you blinked and 2017 was basically over?

This time of year is always difficult for me. Not the holidays but the transition to fall that feels like winter. What I’ve learned about myself (or rather come to terms with and accepted) over the last couple years is that I’m a deeply sensing person and thus I feel everything deeply, including seasonal transitions. I usually notice a spike in my anxiety around October/November as the days are getting shorter and I’m spending less time outdoors and more time inside. As someone who thrives on and finds grounding in being in nature and…

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowl

This pumpkin pie smoothie bowl is a comforting, refreshing feel-good bowl of nothing but pumpkin power. Perfect breakfast for the fall with only 4 ingredients and no sugar added!  I’ve been on this roll of updating some of my old recipes lately and making video for them, like my vegan loaded sweet potato and vegan green goddess dressing. I’m not necessarily updating the recipe itself (although sometimes I make a couple tweaks) but mostly updating the photos because I’ve learned a thing or two about photography over the last few years. And making videos because they’re just fun to make and I know how much ya’ll love them.

But in updating old blog posts, I have to tell you that I’m pretty embarrassed by some of the language around food that I was using a few years ago. For instance, I had to delete the words “clean-eating” and “guilt-free” from this…

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3 Days in Berlin

A recap of my 3 days in Berlin – what we saw, where we ate, and all the feels I experienced while I was there. Before I dive into what we did and where we ate, I feel compelled to tell you a little bit about my Berlin experience….

Berlin hit me hard.

I’ve never traveled to a place with such horrific history. Sure, you read about the Holocaust in textbooks in school, you see movies recreating the brutality, but to be there, to walk the streets, to see the hotel balcony where Hitler gave his speeches, to see the land which covers up his old bunker and the building where the SS was stationed, it all felt very close and real. Visiting the Holocaust memorial was intense too. Reading the letters of the victims in the concentration camps writing farewells to their families, it put tears in my eyes and left…

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Vegan Slow Cooker Pumpkin Curry

A warm and hearty vegan slow cooker pumpkin curry that’s sure to satisfy on a cold fall or winter night. I don’t hate the day when I decide it’s time to bring to the slow cooker out of the storage closet and into the kitchen. It’s usually some day in October when the temperatures start to drop and the heaters start to kick on in our apartment. The leaves have already started to fall and outside is a sea of red, yellow and orange.

But the million dollar question is what is the worthy recipe that will kick off slow cooker season in our household. This year it was curry.I’m a big fan of curry. I’ve been eating it since the first Thai restaurant opened up in my hometown when I was in high school. And I ate loads of it when I traveled to Thailand a few years back. And…

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