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Busy schedules require easy meals. This slow cooker enchilada dish is sure to satisfy your family and only takes 15-20 minutes to prepare. It’s easy enough that you can get your children involved in the process too. Just chop, pour, and let your slow cooker do all of the work!
This dish may be simple to make, but it is also very healthy. It is loaded with vegetables and uses quinoa as the primary protein. Quinoa is a grain rich in protein and is considered a superfood because it contains all nine essential amino acids that are necessary for good health. These amino acides keep our immune systems strong, as well as lower our heart disease risk by reducing cholesterol and blood pressure. They also decrease and help control blood glucose levels. This is great for preserving eye health, especially for individuals living with diabetes.
Maintaining an appropriate and well-controlled blood glucose level lowers the risk of developing diabetic retinopathy, which is a condition that causes the eye’s small blood vessels to bleed. If left uncontrolled, diabetic retinopathy can lead to vision loss.