Many friends from across the globe will be well familiar with the feeling of coming home after a long and exhausting day, then being hit with the question of ‘what in the world am I going to make for dinner?!’, especially for families and during winter months – this can get tough and tiring.

As an old viral video said, Ain’t nobody got time for dat’!”

Seriously though, these seven sweet and savory recipes are perfect to put in your slow cooker before work and come to home a hot cooked meal, worry-free. There are 1,000s of yummy veg-friendly slow cooker recipes on the web which are well worth spending the time searching for…. however, we kept this particular list minimal (because ain’t nobody got time for dat’ either)!

7 Sweet and Savory Slow Cooker Recipes For an Easy Meal


1. BBQ Chickpea Vegan Sloppy Joes

This easy recipe is “[t]angy, hearty, and easy! Chickpeas and red lentils cook up thick and rich in a tomato-BBQ base.” 

Get the recipe here.

2. Curried Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

A creamy coconut and chickpea stew which is the perfect bowl of comforting yet healthy nourishment. Plus, this stew is vegan and gluten-free!

Get the recipe here.

3. “Baked” Sweet Potatoes

Don’t be fooled, this is 100% cooked in a slow cooker. “Cooking sweet potatoes in the slow cooker makes them extra moist and sweet! Top with black beans, corn, avocado, spices, and smoky cashew cream for an easy and healthy meatless meal.

Get the recipe here.

4. Crockpot Sweet Potato Lentils

“These Crockpot Sweet Potato Lentils include coconut milk and are filling and healthy! Perfect over warm naan for lunch or dinner.” 

Get the recipe here.

5. Bourbon Maple Baked Beans

This recipe is easy and practically work-free! – “The flavors of bourbon, maple syrup, brown sugar, molasses, BBQ sauce and more intensify and concentrate over time, and the resulting beans have incredible depth of flavor. They’re sweet with a bit of heat, robust yet smooth, and extremely satisfying.”

Get the recipe here.

6. Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Delicious, creamy, this pumpkin pie oatmeal will be loved by the whole family – seconds are a definite request! The best bit – it can be made the night before and left to cook overnight.

Get the recipe here.

7. Sweet and Sour Tempeh

Skip coming home and slaving over the stove for a warm dinner, pop this protein rich sweet and sour tempeh in a handy-dandy slow cooker before work and come home to a hot and delicious meal!

Get the recipe here.

 

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