10 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes
For when you want to take a break from short ribs and pulled-pork sandwiches.
An Easier Meat Sauce with a Healthy Twist
Traditional Bolognese sauce requires three cooking techniques (searing, sweating and braising), but not if you use a slow cooker. This recipe has you put all the ingredients—meat, seasonings, tomatoes—into the pot, cover and cook for about 4 hours. The surprise ingredient: cinnamon. Research
has shown that the spice contains compounds with inflammation-fighting properties—and it also adds a pleasantly sweet undertone to the rich sauce.
Get the recipe: Pinch of Cinnamon Bolognese