Lentil and white bean chilli in a crockpot

7 Must-Try Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

As the weather begins to cool off, many of us crave heartier dishes and more comforting foods. It’s a great time of year to dust off our slow cookers and put them to good use. I use my slow cooker at least once a week to get healthy meals on the table in a (slow-paced) hurry. I just add all of the ingredients before leaving for work (I may prep ingredients the night before if time will be tight in the morning), and then dinner is done when we walk in the door at the end of the day. You can’t beat that!

Crock pot slow cooker recipe

One of the most popular slow cooker dishes this time of year is chili—after all, October is National Chili Month. Below are some slow cooker chili recipes that are in regular rotation at my house:

Delicious chili recipes aside, the slow cooker is a much more versatile appliance than most people realize and are great to use year-round, especially when you don’t want the oven heating up your kitchen. Below are a few more of my family’s favorite slow cooker recipes:


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Ann Dunaway Teh is a registered and licensed dietitian. She is the founder and president of Dunaway Dietetics Inc., a nutrition consulting business, and has more than 15 years of experience managing and consulting with school programs, athletes, individuals, restaurants and hospitals. Ann is the mother of two precocious children who keep her on her toes and inspire her to create kid-friendly recipes on My Menu Pal, a healthy meal planning resource designed to help families eat better together.