These Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes for Meal Prep are the best way to get ready for the work week – just dump everything in the crock pot!

Why are slow cookers good for meal prepping? Whether you're dumping everything in the crock pot to cook while you're at work all day or you're just looking to more efficiently plan ahead for the week, a slow cooker will make your weekly meal prep a breeze!

What kind of recipes can you make with slow cookers? Little did I know you could get so creative with your slow cooker, or how perfect it was for getting your meals ready for the week. Chicken gets so tender, and it's basically the perfect appliance for taco meat. And did I mention you can make a mean butter chicken in the slow cooker too? In this round up, you'll find everything from soups and stews to rice dishes, curries, chicken and vegetarian options.

Meal prep tools – Crock pot (in case you still need one LOL!) – Ziploc bag holder – Slow cooker liners are awesome for helping you avoid a huge mess – Tongs (they come in handy when you're removing chicken to shred, for instance) – Of course your meal prep containers to store everything – and they're microwave-friendly for reheating food – A Rice Cooker will help cut down on time if you're looking for grains to pair with whatever meat you've cooked in your slow cooker

These slow cooker recipes are the best easy meal prep ideas. Whether you have a busy week ahead or want to prepare meals for a family in need, you'll find a few of our favorite recipes here!

Check out a couple of our other meal prep ideas below!