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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.