Slow Cooker Chicken and Sweet Potato Tagine

Don’t you just love it when dinner looks after itself? That’s the main reason I love to use my slow cooker. Throw in some ingredients and then later on return to a tasty meal, ready to eat. I’m still on a healthy eating drive so this slow cooker chicken and sweet potato tagine is just […]

Cinnamon and Currant Shortbread Fingers

I love a quick and easy bake in the week for a quick treat for my kids after school. As I still have loads of dried fruit to use up after Christmas, I am adding raisins, currants and whatever else I can find in my store cupboard to all of my bakes recently, like my […]

Slow cooker gnocchi with cannellini beans

Slow Cooker Gnocchi with Cannellini Beans

This month I am craving vegetarian and lighter dishes, after the excesses of December. I have quite a good selection now of vegetarian slow cooker dishes that I turn to (check them out here in my recipe index) when I want vegetable goodness, and this slow cooker gnocchi with cannellini beans is a hearty and […]

Ginger and Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Ginger and Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

When it is chilly I like to bake cookies for my children to eat after school. Packed with oats and dried fruits (I leave out nuts due to allergies), these ginger and cranberry oatmeal cookies give them a bit of extra energy for the long dark afternoons when they are playing at home. I might […]

Slow cooker lamb curry

Slow Cooker Lamb Curry #SlowCookedChallenge

My fridge is finally free of leftovers and I have a need to make warming dishes to help ward off freezing cold, icy days. Curries are just what is needed. Bring on my slow cooker lamb curry, which is also packed with vegetables to make it go further and add loads of goodness. You don’t […]

Top Ten Slow Cooker Recipes of 2016

As the year comes to close it is once again time to look back over the past year and see which posts have been most popular on my blog. It has turned out to be a Top Ten slow cooker recipes of 2016, unsurprisingly! It is quite interesting for me to compare this year to the […]

Slow cooker mincemeat swirls with brandy glaze

Slow Cooker Mincemeat Swirls with Brandy Glaze

Once Christmas is here I might be eating turkey with all the trimmings for dinner but my slow cooker will still be going in the morning. Whip up these slow cooker mincemeat swirls in minutes and bake them in your slow cooker while you open presents and eat the chocolates you’ve received (we’re all friends […]

Slow Cooker Roast Pork with Sage and Onion

Christmas is nearly upon us and in the busy run up to the actual holidays I can’t do without my slow cooker. A busy day finishing off Christmas shopping, putting up the tree and festive decorations and getting round to all those last minute jobs, calls for throwing a meal in the slow cooker in […]