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Slow Cooker Purple Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew

Slow Cooker Purple Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew

I just love the bright colours of this dish! I usually buy normal orange sweet potatoes, which of course would work just as well in this dish, but tried out a purple sweet potato this time, so colourful. A veggie stew full of goodness is […]

Slow Cooker Coconut Beef Curry

Slow Cooker Coconut Beef Curry

Spicy and warming, this slow cooker coconut beef curry bubbles away in the slow cooker, the beef softening and flavours gently developing over the hours. Packed full of vegetables too, the butternut squash thickens the sauce naturally so there is no need to use a […]

Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Sausage and Leek Casserole

Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Sausage and Leek Casserole

Creamy, warming and so easy to make – slow cooker honey mustard sausage and leek casserole is a family favourite here. Sweetness from honey (I used Maille brand French mustard with added honey), warmth from the mustard, leeks which melt away, a creamy sauce which […]

Slow Cooker Pesto and Sweet Potato Chicken

Slow Cooker Pesto and Sweet Potato Chicken

A busy day calls for a dinner thrown in the slow cooker earlier in the day, so I can get on with that never-ending to-do list. My slow cooker pesto and sweet potato chicken is simple to prepare, tastes great and gets in a few […]

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Lentil Lasagne #SlowCookedChallenge

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Lentil Lasagne #SlowCookedChallenge

As the weather slowly improves and the start of Spring appears to have finally arrived, I like to enjoy comfort food still but with a healthier twist. My slow cooker butternut squash and lentil lasagne is a great filling veggie slow cooker dish and works […]

Slow Cooked Challenge Roundup January 2017

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 […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Sweet Potato Tagine

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 […]

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 Lamb Curry #SlowCookedChallenge

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 […]

Slow Cooker Roast Pork with Sage and Onion

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, […]

Healthy Sausage and Potato Bake

Healthy Sausage and Potato Bake

This week I’m sharing my recipe for an easy midweek meal, which goes down well with the whole family. My healthy sausage and potato bake is low in fat too as I used chicken sausages in place of normal sausages. It is easy to make […]