Slow Cooker Ratatouille Soup

I have a new slow cooker recipe for you!  This time it’s slow cooker ratatouille soup.  One can never have too many soup recipes right?  Especially when they are healthy soup recipes.  Even better if they are slow cooker recipes.  This slow cooker ratatouille soup will not disappoint.  It’s loaded with flavor.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Ratatouille Soup - My Whole Food Life

If you wanted to add more protein to this soup, I could see white beans or kidney beans going real well in here.  This soup is great on it’s own though.  Plus the house will smell amazing!  Unlike most soup recipes, this one contains no broth.  Most of the vegetables release so much water in the cooking process, that there was no need for broth.  This recipes makes a very large amount of soup.  It’s quite budget friendly.  I store mine in serving sized containers in the freezer for easy meals on those busy days.

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa

You have to try this Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa. Have you ever had quinoa for breakfast?  Quinoa can be very versatile.  I have used quinoa in cookies and stir fries in the past, but this was my first try eating quinoa for breakfastQuinoa is naturally gluten free, so it’s a great alternative to oatmeal.

This healthy breakfast quinoa was much better than I ever expected!  Slow cooking the quinoa allowed the sugars in the dates and apples to come out.  I added no sugar at all to this slow cooker breakfast quinoa.


Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa - My Whole Food Life 1

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White Bean Chili (Vegan and Gluten Free)

White Bean Chili.  I have been wanting to do a slow cooker bean chili for quite some time.  Problem is, I wasn’t sure how to make a white bean chili.  So naturally, I ask my husband who is the chili expert in the house.

He also created the delicious sweet potato chili that is already on the blog.  I was very pleased with his recipe for this white bean vegan chili as well.  This white bean chili recipe is so simple and it can be made in the crock pot when you are not even home!  To me, those are the best kinds of recipes. 🙂


white bean chili

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Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Pecans (Vegan)

Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Pecans.  The other day I happened to find an interesting recipe on Pinterest.  It was Vegan in the Freezer’s Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Walnuts.

I loved the idea of cooking the nuts in the crock pot.  Something I had never thought to try.  I am not a fan of walnuts, so I made slow cooked nuts with pecans.


slow cooker maple glazed pecans


My recipe is loosely adapted from hers.  These came out amazing!  I didn’t even cook them that long, but the maple syrup almost caramelizes.

So good! I love the salty sweet combo. It reminded me of the flavors in kettle corn.  The crock pot will seem like it’s going to be hard to clean.

Here is a trick.  Once the nuts are done, fill the crock pot with soapy water and turn it back on for a few minutes.  Then it will be super easy to clean.

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Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Pecans

Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Pecans

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 2 hr

These Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Pecans are quite addicting and probably won’t last long! Enjoy!



  1. Throw all the ingredients in a crock pot
  2. Cook on low for a 1-3 hours making sure to stir often.
  3. Store them in a mason jar after they have cooled completely.