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Using your slow cooker during a busy week is always a good idea. The prep for this chicken curry is as simple as combining the chicken and spices in your crockpot or slow cooker.

Curry powder contains cucumin, a natural anti-inflammatory compound. Research shows that curcumin may reduce the risk for heart disease, Alzheimer's and even depression.

We recommend serving your curry brown rice and topping it with raisins, sliced green onions, chutney and chopped peanuts. So good!

Eating veggies is more fun when they're roasted to add a rich flavor and delicious crispness! This salad is loaded with fall flavor. Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables is a great way to ensure you are eating produce when they taste their best and are higher in nutrients.

The cannellini beans add plant-based protein and fiber to this dish, giving this meal more staying power. Mushrooms take on the flavor of any dish while adding micronutrients and antioxidants.

These veggie-packed flatbread pizzas make for a quick & easy lunch or dinner option. They also make for a great appetizer!

Unlike your traditional pizza, these pizzas are packed with fiber from your veggies and whole grain goodness from your pita. Include whatever veggies you prefer or have on-hand to make this pizza your own!

We seem to always have extra carrots on hand and this carrot ginger soup is the perfect way to use them up! In addition to being full of fall flavor, this soup is also packed with nutrients. Carrots contain vitamin A, an antioxidant that supports healthy vision. Even though they aren't a bright color, white vegetables like garlic and onions are also rich in antioxidants!

This is one of my all time favorite ways to use up leftover apples during the fall and winter! I like to spread this apple butter on toast, muffins and sandwiches. I also love swirling it into yogurt at breakfast and adding it to a cheese board when entertaining.

The best part about this recipe? It's as simple as adding all of the ingredients to your crockpot. While the butter cooks, your house is going to smell absolutely amazing - just like fall!

Apples are a great source of the soluble fiber pectin. Soluble fiber helps to lower cholesterol levels and improves gut function.