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Weigh In Wednesday: Healthy Slow Cooking

Slow cooking. Where do you find healthy and hearty recipes to keep your belly warm and satisfied during winter?

by Joline Atkins of Slimsavers.com

 

It's cold.

I want warm food. Belly-lining food. Real food.

But, I'm cold.

Out comes the slow cooker.

I have some great slow cooker recipes. None of which take "cream of something-or-another" soup. But, I'll admit. My recipe pickins are slim.

My favorite slow cookin' guru is Stephanie O'Dea at A Year of Slow Cooking.

I'm always on the hunt for more, and I usually try to find them online rather than in an actual slow cooking recipe book, because more times than not I only find a handful of recipes that I will make from those books.

So, Stephanie is my "go-to".

I'd love some help.

If you use a slow cooker, where do you find healthy recipes that don't necessarily include dumping in a glob of canned creamed soup??? You already know we are somewhat purists here, and canned soup ain't gonna cut it for our slow cooked meals. Any websites I need to peruse?

Read more at SlimSavers.com. 

Erin and Joline, both health and wellness junkies, spent many years pinning down the truths about eating healthy and inexpensively. Both feel the it’s-too-expensive-to-eat-healthy excuse is untrue and infuriating.

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