slow cooker round up jan

A delicious collection of healthy slow cooker soup recipes that will warm you right up!

If you love slow cooker recipes, be sure to check out my {SLOW COOKER} Pinterest board, and follow along for some easy dinner ideas!

One of my new years resolutions for 2015 is to rock that crockpot!  I love throwing everything in the slow cooker and coming back to a delicious-smelling house and a crockpot full of a delicious meal.

I have a few handy tips I’ve learned so far regarding slow cooker soup recipes:

  • some herbs are best added at the start of cooking (ie: rosemary and dried herbs), but fresh herbs should almost always be reserved for just prior to serving to maximize flavor.
  • most soups can benefit from a boost of acid (lemon juice, lime juice, balsamic vinegar etc) at the end of cooking.  It really brings out extra flavor!
  • chicken breast cannot handle over 5 hours (on low!) in the slow cooker.  If you need to cook for longer than that, consider boneless, skinless chicken thighs.  Bonus: brown the thighs first and they will hold together even better!
  • in my experience, light coconut milk curdles in the crockpot, whereas full-fat coconut milk can withstand cooking up to 8 hours on low.

I’ve found that it can be challenging to find healthier slow cooker soup recipes that aren’t full of heavy cream or a ton of cheese.  So I’ve scoured the internet and am reporting back with some absolutely amazing looking slow cooker soup recipes for us!

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Soup- A Spicy Perspective 1. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Soup from A Spicy Perspective

Beef Barley Soup {The Food Charlatan}2. Beef and Barley Soup from The Food Charlatan

Sweet Potato, Chicken & Quinoa Soup- Chelsea's Messy Apron3. Sweet Potato, Chicken & Quinoa Soup from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Slow Cooker Chicken & Sweet Potato Korma4. Slow Cooker Chicken & Sweet Potato Korma from Sweet Peas & Saffron

Slow Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili Verde- Maebells5. Slow Cooker White Bean Chili Chicken Verde from Maebells

Crockpot Spicy Chicken Soup- Crockpot Gourmet6. Crockpot Spicy Chicken Soup from Crockpot Gourmet

Slow Cooker Harvest Beef Stew- Whole and Heavenly Oven7. Slow Cooker Harvest Beef Stew from Whole & Heavenly Oven

Slow Cooker Moroccan Lentil Soup- This Gal Cooks8. Slow Cooker Moroccan Lentil Soup from This Gal Cooks

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Stew- Sweet Peas & Saffron9. Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Stew from Sweet Peas & Saffron

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Quinoa Chili Soup- Kristine's Kitchen10. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Quinoa Chili Soup from Kristine’s Kitchen

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup- Foodie Crush11. Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup from Foodie Crush

Slow Cooker Taco Soup- iFoodReal12. Slow Cooker Taco Soup from iFOODreal

Healthy-Slow-Cooker-Chili-Recipe-Football-Tailgate-413. Healthy Slow Cooker Chili from Savory Nothings

Crockpot-Turkey-Chili-1414. Crockpot Turkey Chili from Live Well, Bake Often

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Stew- Sweet Peas & Saffron15. Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Stew from Sweet Peas & Saffron

Crockpot Pork Posole Stew - Foodiecrush16. Crock Pot Pork Posole Stew from Foodie Crush

Slow Cooker Creole Chicken and Sausage- Pinch of Yum17. Slow Cooker Creole Chicken and Sausage from Pinch of Yum

African Inspired Vegetarian Crockpot Soup

18. African Inspired Vegetarian Crock Pot Soup from Kalyn’s Kitchen

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup- Foxes Love Lemons19. Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup from Foxes Love Lemons

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