Slow Cooked Challenge January 2017 Roundup

Slow Cooked Challenge Roundup January 2017

I am still struggling to believe it is February already, how about you? Although the bitingly cold days seem to be over now (fingers crossed) it is still a bit nippy so it is always good to try some new slow cooked recipes. Luckily I have 5 delicious slow cooked recipes from the January Slow Cooked […]

Slow Cooker Whole Spiced Cauliflower

Slow Cooker Whole Spiced Cauliflower

Hello February, the month when Spring is on its way perhaps but not quite there, and a cold nip is still in the air. After the healthier food choices I found myself making in January, we have Pancake Day and Valentine’s’ Day on the way and the indulgences they bring. So, in order to combat […]

Creamy Caramac Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

Hasn’t it been cold recently?! When it is chilly I think we all want to enjoy a hot pudding now and again, and we also crave comforting food from our childhood. Well that is certainly true for me anyway. I remembered a packet of pudding rice I saw at the back of my store cupboard, and thought […]

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 […]