6 Low-Calorie Slow-Cooker Dinners
Moroccan Lamb Stew (pictured above)
If you're sheepish about lamb, this is a good recipe for your repertoire. Dried fruit and fresh herbs make this hearty slow-cooker dish fragrant and fresh-tasting.
Rich Chicken-Noodle Soup
Chicken, veggies, herbs and spices are thrown into the slow cooker -- eight hours later, you have a rich curative broth.
Maple-Mustard Pulled Pork
This pulled pork is flavoured with a trio of ingredients that Canada is world famous for: maple syrup, mustard seed and a splash of Canadian rye whisky.
Beef and Mushroom Ragout
Beef, mushrooms, white wine, whipping cream...what more could you ask for in a low-calorie ragout?
A stick-to-your-ribs European-style soup loaded with healthy root veggies: potatoes, turnips, onions, beets, cabbage, carrots and parsnips.
Seafarer's Slow-Cooker Chowder
Yar, she blows! Look for fish and seafood with the little blue MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) logo to make a rich and creamy seafood that's good for you and the oceans.
Photography, Tracy Cox (Moroccan Lamb Stew).