Slow Cooker Recipes | Beef & Ale Casserole

Comfort food at it’s best! I love using my slow cooker in the colder months as a great way of ensuring that I have a healthy homemade meal in the evening and this recipe is a hearty and warming beef casserole that is sure to be a family favourite. Ingredients 1tbsp. olive oil 1 diced…

Chicken, Mushroom & Leek Pie

A quick and simple delicious chicken pie for when you need some comfort food ๐Ÿ™‚ Ingredients – 2-3 people 3 large chicken breasts 1 small red onion 1 clove garlic 250g chestnut mushrooms 2 leeks Handful spinach 1 roll ready made shortcrust pastry 2 chicken stock cubes 2 tbsp chicken seasoning 1 tsp white pepper…

Meatball, Chorizo & Bacon Pasta Sauce

Who loves meaty pasta sauces? We do! ๐Ÿ™‚ I use wholewheat pasta when I cook pasta as it has more fibre and a lower GI which means that it doesn’t spike your blood sugar levels as much and you feel fuller for longer. I also find that I don’t get that bloated feeling that I…

Sausage & Butter Bean Casserole

Comfort food at it’s best ๐Ÿ™‚ A hearty and warming sausage casserole brimming with flavours and slow cooked to perfection ๐Ÿ˜€ Ingredients Serves 2 ppl 1 tbsp coconut oil / cooking oil of choice Handful chopped mushrooms 5-6 sausages (remove the skin) 1 pack casserole veg – I used one with carrot, swede, turnip, leek…

Chicken, Lentil & Spinach Curry

I love a nice curryย and asideย from theย obvious Italian food cravings (being half Italian) this is the food I crave the most. I grew up eating curry asย my Mum’s side of theย family is of Indianย heritageย and whilst I’ll never be ableย to cook them as well asย my Mum and Grandma, I do my bestย ๐Ÿ™‚ This is a delicious…

Bourbon & Mustard Pork Escalope

Lots of lovely colours in this dish ๐Ÿ˜€ Pork escalope with a pre-bought marinade of bourbon and mustard, on a bed of fajita spiced veggies and quinoa ๐Ÿ™‚ Ingredients – pp Pork escalope – 1-2 pp Bourbon and mustard marinade (I bought mine but you can make one if you prefer) – 2 tbsp. Sugar…

Mexican Chilli Fajita Bowl

Simple lean beef mince with added spices and topped with tomatoes, coleslaw and salad – yum! ๐Ÿ™‚ A fab quick meal that is healthy and nutritious! Ingredients (2 ppl) Lean beef mince – 500g Fajita seasoning – 2 tbsp. Red onion – 1 small Mushrooms – 1 cup Coconut oil – 1 tbsp. Cherry tomatoes…

Chilli & Salad Tortilla Bowl

This is a super quick and easy recipe that took meย 10 minutes to prepare when I got home from work and then I had a workout whilst it was cooking on the hob – ย perfect! And who doesn’t love chilli?! As you know, especially during the week, I am a big fan of using the…

Warming Beef Casserole

Who doesn’t love a hearty warming beef casserole? This recipe is so easy to make, the preparation time is mere minutes and then it cooks away in the oven slowly and wafts this amazing aroma around your house…mmmm home cooked food ๐Ÿ™‚ Ingredients Lean diced beef Carrots Onions Mushrooms Colmans beef casserole mix English mustard…

Happy Healthy Sausage & Mash

Mmmm a firm favourite in our house but we don’t eat white potatoes, white bread, white rice or white pastaย as we’re both intolerant to white processed carbohydrates! Not a bad thing as they are really not very good for you. I will write a post specifically on the difference between white processed carbs and complex…