There are innumerable healthy slow cooker recipes to try. So, if you do not have a slow cooker, get one immediately, and feel the difference of cooking in a crockpot!
Do you know crockpots are used to add sensuality in dishes? The slow, uniform cooking quality of these pots helps to release the aroma of the food gradually, enveloping every chunk of food. When you lift the lid after the food gets cooked, you get mesmerized by the heavenly aroma that gushes out of the pot. When you take a spoonful, the food tends to sensationalize every corner of your mouth, giving you an enriched experience in eating.
For centuries, it has been the favorite cooking appliance of chefs. It was their tool to seduce their customers with food. Today, crockpots have made a comeback. It’s getting huge acceptance in modern kitchens. People have no time to cook a healthy meal. Healthy slow cooker recipes give you a chance to relish food with all its nutrients, tastes, aromas, and sensations put together.
How To Bake Or Roast Vegetables In A Slow Cooker
When you bake food in the oven, it takes time, and you need to be present. Baking is relatively easier. You can also bake without oil or herbs. When you bake vegetables, water is not needed because vegetables have sufficient water content in them. Because of the slow cooking quality, they do not dry up fast, unlike in the oven. Many of these recipes include baking.
You can easily bake a big yam or potato in about 4 hours at low. If you keep at high, it takes 2 hours. Potatoes and root vegetables, when cut in large chunks, take less time to bake. The flavor of roasted or baked vegetables in a crockpot is tantalizing. Serve them with garlic bread, fresh salad, noodles, or fried tofu for a hearty meal.
To experience the joy of cooking, try this recipe. It is one of the easiest healthy slow cooker recipes.
Spicy Apple Squash Dish
YOU NEED: one butternut squash, 4 apples, half onion diced (the white variety), ¾ cup dried cranberries, 1-1/2 tsp ground nutmeg, and 1 tbsp cinnamon ground.
DO THIS: Peel and seed the squash. Cut into cubes. Peel and core the apples. Slice them. Put together all the above ingredients. Set the cooker at high. Cook for 4 hours or until squash cubes become tender. Stir occasionally.
Feel every bite of the dish as it melts in your mouth. The aroma stimulates all your senses and soothes you like nothing ever did before. Stress-what’s that!
There are more such healthy slow cooker recipes that de-stress you. The good thing about vegetarian slow cooker recipes is that they are easy to prepare. If you love cooking, slow cooking can become one of your biggest stress busters.