Summer Slow Cooker Recipes
Cool and convenient, the slow cooker is perfect for preparing warm-weather meals.
Healthy Summer Slow Cooker Recipes continued...
Yield: Makes about 6 servings
WebMD Weight Loss Clinic members: Journal as 1 1/2 cup hearty stew,
chili, bean soup OR 1 portion frozen dinner light OR 1 veggie burger
Nutrition Information: Per serving: 316 calories, 22 g protein, 30 g
carbohydrate, 12 g fat, 4.5 g saturated fat, 22 mg cholesterol, 5.5 g fiber,
998 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 34%.
Slow Cooker Skillet Rosemary Potatoes
This dish is two side dishes in one (potatoes and carrots). Throw some lean
meat or fish on the grill and dinner is done.
7 cups quartered medium sized red potatoes (about 8 potatoes)
1 sweet or yellow onion, coarsely cut into chunks
2 cups baby carrots
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary, packed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
- In large bowl, combine potato wedges, onions, carrots, olive oil, rosemary,
salt and pepper until vegetables are evenly coated with oil and
- Coat inside of slow cooker with olive oil cooking spray. Spoon the potato
mixture inside, drizzling any oil or seasoning in bottom of the bowl over the
- Cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or LOW for 6-8 hours.
Yield: Makes 6-8 servings
WebMD Weight Loss Clinic members: Journal as 1/2 cup starchy foods
with 1 tsp fat maximum
Nutrition Information: Per serving: 191 calories, 5 g protein, 35 g
carbohydrate, 3.7 g fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 3.5 g fiber,
167 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 17%.
Crock Pot Chocolate Kahlua Cake
This moist cake is amazing served warm straight from the slow cooker, along
with a small scoop of light vanilla bean ice cream.
1 box (18.25 ounce) devil’s food cake mix
1 cup fat-free sour cream
1 cup 1% low-fat milk (or use nonfat or 2% milk)
2 large eggs, a higher omega-3 brand if available
2 egg whites or 1/4 cup egg substitute
3/4 cup Kahlua liqueur (or similar)
- Coat inside of slow cooker with canola cooking spray.
- In large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, sour cream, milk, eggs, egg whites,
and Kahlua by beating on medium for about a minute.
- Pour cake batter into prepared slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8
hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours.
- Cut cake into about 16 wedges. Serve each slice with a small scoop of
light vanilla bean ice cream (using a cookie dough scoop), if desired.
Yield: Makes 16 servings
WebMD Weight Loss Clinic members: Journal as 1 portion medium
Nutrition Information: Per serving: 210 calories, 4 g protein,
33 g carbohydrate, 5.5 g fat, 1.4 g saturated fat, 29 mg cholesterol, 1 g
fiber, 314 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 23%.