The Digest Diet: Slow Cooker Edition

Your favorite appliance is also Digest Diet friendly: Prep these recipes in the morning and enjoy their fat-releasing magic come dinnertime.

From Taste of Home
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    Slow Cooker Chicken Stew Recipe

    Cinnamon and dried apricots give this hearty stew Moroccan flair. Serve with whole wheat couscous. Fat releasers: chicken, cinnamon, onion, garlic, carrots, black pepper, apricot.

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    Slow-Cooked Southwest Chicken Recipe

    Head south of the border with this take on chicken stew that includes salsa and black beans. Serve with brown rice and garnish with reduced-fat cheese. Fat releasers: black beans, tomatoes, chicken, corn, parsley, green chilies.

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    White Bean Chicken Chili Recipe

    White beans add heft and lean protein to this white chili. Skip the heavy cheese finale and add just a sprinkle, and this is a star fat-releasing dish. Fat releasers: chicken, black pepper, onion, jalapeno, oregano, olive oil, white kidney beans.

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    Slow Cooker Fajitas Recipe

    Make melt-in-your-mouth, restaurant-style fajitas by simmering lean beef in the slow cooker; use whole wheat tortillas and this dish is all fat-releasing. Fat releasers: bell peppers, onion, lean steak, red wine vinegar, lime juice, chili powder, black pepper, cayenne pepper, whole wheat tortillas, salsa, reduced-fat shredded cheese, cilantro.

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    Vegetable-Stuffed Peppers Recipe

    Stuff peppers with a mixture of beans and cheese (go a little lighter with the cheese here than the recipe recommends) and you have a vegetarian main dish that’s also full of fat releasing goodness. Fat releasers: tomatoes, kidney beans, cheddar cheese, corn, onion, chili powder, green peppers, black pepper.

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    Coconut-Pecan Sweet Potatoes Recipe >>

    Reduce the sugar and this decadent tasting sweet potato dish can be a side—or dessert! Fat releasers: pecans, coconut, sweet potatoes.

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    Your Comments

    • Anonymous

      LAMPC I think you have to buy one of their magazines to get the recipes! I tried to get it too but it took me to a page where I have to subscribe a whole magazine in order to continue. I don’t need another magazine, so I’m going to try to find another one on the net – can’t be that different. Just type in Coconut Curry Chicken and I bet something turns up. 

    • Michelle

      Too bad they’re all Taste of Home recipes.  I think the idea was to have food taste good?

    • Michelle

      Too bad they’re all Taste of Home recipes.  I think the idea was to have food taste good?

    • LAMPC

      Can these slow cooker soups be used IN PLACE OF the soups in the book?????

    • LAMPC

      WHERE IS THE COCONUT CURRY CHICKEN RECIPE??? IT SAYS PAGE NOT AVAILABLE!!!

      • Arizonahazel

        Google COCONUT CURRY CHICKEN RECIPE and you will get many recipes for it, including Taste of Home’s recipe.

    • Aftab_r89

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