Plant-based recipes are always amazing as they provide you the maximum amount of nutrition. There is a concept among most of the people that slow cookers are only used for braizes and meat stews. We know that slow cookers are excellent for these recipes but it doesn’t mean that they are not useful for plant-based recipes.
Take some time to take a look at the TopProbe Slow Cooker Reviews here and you’ll definitely agree that they are perfect for plant-based recipes as well. Cooking the veggie-packed meals sometimes requires a lot of time and you can’t spare so much time as you’re busy in lots of other tasks. So, don’t worry because this is where slow cooker can help you out.
The slow cookers are not only useful for cooking creamy, heavy and fat-laden comfort foods but you can also use them to cook the plant-based foods as they’re extremely efficient for that purpose also. Today, we’re going to talk about some healthy plant-based recipes that’ll provide you the maximum nutrition.
Zucchini Bread and Carrot Cake
The ingredients may include a pinch of salt, a pinch of ground cloves, 1 small carrot (grated), ½ cup steel-cut oats, a pinch of nutmeg, ½ cups non-dairy milk, ¼ cup chopped pecans, 2 tbsp brown sugar, ½ tsp cinnamon. You can also add 1 tsp of pure vanilla extract as it will help you add amazing taste to the food. But it’s only your choice whether you want to add it or not.
It will be an amazing breakfast for you. All you need to do is create a mixture of all the ingredients in the slow cooker except pecans before you go to sleep. It will take around 6 to 8 hours to cook properly. In the morning, you’ll have to add more milk after stirring the oatmeal if necessary. Then you can put the topping of chopped pecans.
Slow cooker vegetarian chili
If you have more than 3 family members, then vegetarian chili is the perfect option for you as it helps you feed a group of more than 5 people. Quinoa is the most important element that makes it become thick and you can add different kinds of toppings on it such as green and red onions, cilantro, avocado etc. And you can also freeze the leftovers for another meal.
The ingredients may include 4 cloves of garlic (minced), 2 cans tomato sauce, 1 medium red or yellow onion (diced and peeled), 2 cans dark red kidney beans (drained and rinsed), 2 cans diced tomatoes, 1 can chopped green chiles, 1 chipotle chili in adobo sauce, 4 cups vegetable stock, 1 tbsp chili powder, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp ground cumin, 1 cup beer, 1 tsp salt etc.
You’ll have to combine all the ingredients in the slow cooker. On a high level it will take around 3-4 hours and on the low level, it will take around 6-8 hours.