Crockpot Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup

prep time 15 minutes total cooking time 4-8 hours  servings 6-8 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups green lentils 1 sweet onion, finely chopped 1 inch knob of fresh ginger, grated 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 3 carrots, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes 4 cups low sodium veggie or chicken broth 1-2 tablespoons red harissa (spicy, can also substitute for hot sauce) 2 teaspoons smoked paprika  3/4 teaspoon cumin…

Crockpot Italian Chicken, Quinoa, and Vegetable Soup

Prep Time10 mins Cook Time4 hr Total Time4 hr 10 mins Servings6-8 servings Ingredients 2 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (~12 ounces or 0.75 lbs) 1 cup chopped yellow onion 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup diced carrots 1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa  1 (14.5 ounces) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes 6 cups chicken broth* 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning** 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons dried basil ½ teaspoon dried thyme 2 bay…