Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes for Breakfast

Slow cooker is indeed life-changing appliance. It’s almost a magical kitchen tool that lets you mix ingredients together, leave for a few hours, and then return to a hot, ready-to-eat meal. who does not like it? It’s undeniable that slow cookers help make home cooking easy and approachable. However, slow cooker is not only a tool, but when you don’t have enough time and energy to cook, it is also the anytime solution for making the taste of the food full of flavor.

Slow Cookers


(a) Paleo Meatloaf Breakfast

This recipe offers a delightful mixture of herbs and spices!

Paleo Meatloaf Breakfast

Cooking Time:  3 hours on low
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Yield:  4


  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 2 lbs. ground pork
  • 1 tbsp. fresh sage
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. Marjoram
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. oregano, dried
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • Fresh chopped green peppers for garnish


  1. In a pan, sauté the onions in coconut oil over medium-high heat until softened.
  2. Add the garlic together with onions and continue to sauté for another 4 minutes.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients and add the garlic and onions in with them and stir
  4. Shape the pork mixture into a loaf shape and place into the slow cooker, and close the lid.
  5. Set the heat to low and cook for 3 hours.
  6. Once the meatloaf is cooked, let it cool and cut into slices.
  7. The next morning cook a slice in a bit of coconut oil and lightly brown on both sides.
  8. Serve warm and top with fresh chopped green peppers for garnish.

(b) Gluten-Free Cereal

This recipe is full of nutrients that will supply you with the energy you need to start your day!

Gluten-Free Cereal

Cooking Time:  8 hours on low
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Yield:  1

Ingredients A:

  • 3 tbsp. millet
  • 3 tbsp. rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp. quinoa
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • 2 tbsp. yeast
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients B:

  • 1 cup water
  • 4 ½ tsp. Amaranth
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Prepare a mixing bowl, combine the ingredients A and mix well.
  2. Add the mixture into slow cooker and add ingredients B into the cooker and stir to mix.  Close the lid to slow cooker.
  3. Set on the low heat setting, and cook for 8 hours.
  4. Serve warm, and enjoy!


(c) Trail Mix Quinoa

This is a simple and easy breakfast to prepare—put all the ingredients into the slow cooker at the previous night, and you will have a nutritious breakfast ready and waiting for you when you wake up!

Trail Mix Quinoa

Cooking Time:  8 hours on low
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Yield:  1

Ingredients A:

  • 1 ½ cups raw quinoa, rinsed
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 ¼ cups water

Ingredients B:

  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup mixed seeds and nuts of your choice


  1. Add the ingredients A to slow cooker and stir to combine.  Close lid to slow cooker.
  2. Set low heat and cook for 8 hours.
  3. Once the dish is cooked, stir in the ingredients B and serve warm.


(d) Pumpkin Pie with Sorghum

Sorghum is a nutrient that is very beneficial for type 2 Diabetes patients.

Pumpkin Pie with Sorghum

Cooking Time:  8 hours on low

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Yield:  4


  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup Sorghum
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • Sprinkle top with cinnamon for garnish


  1. Add all of the ingredients except cinnamon into slow cooker, and mix well.
  2. Add 2 cups water to it and mix again.
  3. Set your slow cooker to low, and cook for 8 hours with the lid on.
  4. Serve dish hot, and sprinkle top with ground cinnamon for garnish.


(e) Breakfast Turkey Meatloaf

Breakfast Turkey Meatloaf

Cooking Time:  4 hours on high

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Yield:  6


  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. basil, dried
  • 1 tsp. oregano, dried
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • Coconut oil


  1. In a pan heat the oil, then cook the onion and garlic in the pan over medium-high heat on the stove for about 5 minutes then set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the ground turkey, garlic, onions, spices, flour, eggs and mix well.
  3. Use your hands to mix thoroughly.
  4. Grease the inside of cooker with cooking spray.
  5. Form the meat mixture into a loaf, then place it at the bottom of the slow cooker and close the lid.
  6. Set the cooker to high heat setting, and cook for 4 hours.
  7. Serve this dish topped with some ketchup for garnish.