15 Healthy and Comforting Crockpot Soup, Stew, and Chili Recipes

By Janelle @ Run With No Regrets | nutrition

Jan 11

Does the cold weather where you live have you craving some comfort food?

We’ve had some obnoxiously cold days in Philadelphia recently and while I’ve gone out to eat pretty often this past week, I’m really starting to miss some home cooking!  So what am I inspired to make this winter?  Soups, stews, and chilis!

Growing up, I wasn’t a fan of soup or chili…I always thought they were filling, but boring!  I guess I had too much of the canned stuff back then. Now that I’ve joined the blogging world (and Pinterest) and started cooking more at home, I’ve learned that there is so much creativity and so many healthy ways to enjoy these very hearty meals!

So I thought it would be great if I shared 15 different recipes for soup, chili, stews, and chowders that you can enjoy this winter.  Thanks so much to the healthy living bloggers that have contributed to this roundup! I’ve even got options for using your slow cooker or stovetop…if only I could create the way that they do!   I hope you enjoy these recipes!

I’m joining Ilka and Angela for the Fitness and Food linkup and  Annmarie, Nicole, Jen, and Michelle for Wild Workout Wednesday!

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When it's cold outside, there's nothing more comforting than a warm, delicious meal! Check out 15 healthy and delicious recipes for soups, stews, chilis, and chowders for your next dinner! Check out more healthy recipes and running resources at runwithnoregrets.com!

5 Delicious Slow Cooker  Soup and Stew Recipes

For years I have said that I would learn to make soup by scratch but have yet to take the plunge.  These soup and stew recipes look so amazing that I can’t resist to grab my slow cooker and start cooking!

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup – Confessions of a Mother Runner

Deborah hosts a Meatless Monday linkup on her blog and this roasted butternut squash soup is just one example of her delicious meals!

Slow Cooker Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup with Beets and Chicken – Snacking in Sneakers

Beets in a soup?  How creative!  Chrissy’s soup recipe is full of a variety of flavors that looks amazing!

Jamaican Red Bean Stew – Running on Happy

Rachel’s stew recipe sounds amazing and features curry and smokey flavors!  She describes it as “thick, rich and flavorful”!

Crockpot Vegetarian   White Bean Soup – Running in a Skirt

Here’s another vegetarian soup recipe, this time from Julie.  Doesn’t it look so fresh and flavorful?

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Curried Chickpea Stew – Running With Perseverance

Clearly I need to get some curry powder in my life!  Coco’s chickpea stew looks so rich and delicious!

6 Hearty and Healthy Crockpot Chili Recipes

These crockpot chili recipes are perfect for your next snow day!  My boyfriend is a huge chili fan so I’m sure any of these recipes would be a hit!

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili – Food Pleasure and Health

This is a more traditional chili recipe from Dixya and it looks amazing!

Sweet Potato Lentil Chili – Healthy Helper

I have a bag of lentils in my cupboard just dying to be used!  Now I’ve found my purpose thanks to Kaila’s chili recipe!

Crockpot Turkey Chili with Sweet Potatoes – Hungry By Nature

This turkey chili recipe from Ellie is another delicious option and I love that it features sweet potatoes, my favorite!

Award-Winning Vegetarian Chili – Running in a Skirt

Julie is an amazing cook and I’m not surprised that she’s won an award for this vegetarian chili!  Delish!

Delicious Crockpot Chili with Beans – Got 2 Run 4 Me

I love the simplicity of Coco’s crockpot chili.  It has only 7 ingredients and looks delicious!

Quinoa Chili – Running on Happy

Rachel’s quinoa chili is chock full of veggies and looks absolutely delicious!

4 Healthy Soups and Chilis Without the CrockPot

I love using the slow cooker when I have the time to take advantage of it, but sometimes I need to make something a little quicker!  That’s why I’m happy to share even more soup and chili recipes from my blogger friends where there’s no crockpot necessary!

New England Clam Chowder – Dancing to Running

Doesn’t Kathryn’s clam chowder look so flavorful?  It seasoned with plenty of herbs and spices!

Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili – Eat Pray Run DC

Courtney’s recipe looks so hearty even with just a few simple ingredients!  Yum!

Pumpkin Hemp Soup – Breathe Deeply and Smile

I love Lauren’s recipe for pumpkin soup with hemp hearts to add some texture!

7 Ingredient Coconut Curry Seafood Soup – Healthy Helper

Here’s another great seafood recipe, this time from Kaila!  Shrimp and clams are featured here and I bet the curry adds a really unique flavor!

Has it gotten cold where you live?  Which soup, stew, or chili recipe would you want to try first?  

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