Heart Healthy Recipe

With fall right around the corner it is high time to start having those cozy meals, here's an easy one pot recipe that you can just throw in the slow cooker and have a full meal come dinner time! 

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki 


2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast (all visible fat discarded, cut into 1-inch cubes)


2, 20-oz cans pineapple chunks (in light syrup or own juice, undrained)

2 cups baby carrots

2 medium bell peppers (chopped)

1 medium red onion (chopped)

1/2 cup soy sauce (lowest sodium available)

1/4 cup plain rice wine vinegar

2 Tbsp honey

2 medium garlic cloves (minced)

1 1-inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled and minced

1/2 tsp pepper


In a large bowl mix all ingredients together, add to slow cooker. Cook covered, on low for 6 to 8 hours until chicken has no pink and vegetables are tender. Serve over brown rice or quinoa. 

Check out more fantastic recipes just like this on the American Heart Association website. Feel free to call our office at 1-800-535-1310 with any insurance questions and our staff will be happy to help you!