Recently my husband has been suffering from the flu and this is his first illness in years that has seen him take sick leave from work. I have been trying to make lots of homely meals and keep him fed and watered. Yesterday I decided to make this slow cooker roast chicken. If you want to get your slow cooker whole chicken started then scroll down for my recipe card! If you’re looking for some inspiration for other slow cooker recipes then be sure to check out my Easy slow cooker recipes (UK recipes).
I’m a real fan of cooking food from scratch. Firstly, it is usually cheaper. Secondly, it is usually healthier too. These are a winning combination for me and often what motivates me to get off my backside and make something tasty for dinner. While getting a takeaway is a nice treat I don’t always want to feed my family unhealthy food and this is where my airfryer sweet potato fries come in. They are a nice compromise between fried chips and being healthier.My airfryer sweet potato fries take just a few minutes to prepare and they are pretty tasty too.
Last year I managed to buy an airfryer thanks to an Amazon lightning deal. I got it for a very reasonable price, but now I’ve tried it I would DEFINITELY pay more for it! One of my regular items to make in it is airfryer roast potatoes. They are so simple and easy that I just had to share.
Bread is life. In our house at least. Any meal where I serve bread alongside it is always going to go down well with my husband. That effect is ramped up more when it is tear and share bread. Who doesn’t enjoy food that you can tear apart with your hands?! I’ve had a *Panasonic SD2501 breadmaker for a few years now. It is super versatile and makes much more than just bread. Cakes and jam for example. I love that I can be lazy and use it to mix up a dough while I take care of housework or online work. This tear & share bread is one such item that I make regularly. It keeps for a few days after it has been baked, at least, and freezes really well also. Scroll down near the end to see a printable recipe card for my tear and share bread.
Slow cooker beef chilli is a real Winter warming dish and it is very straightforward to prepare. I am a huge fan of using my slow cooker, especially during Winter. I love being able to throw everything together and then at the end of the day, there is a lovely meal. By documenting my recipes I’ve been able to start being more consistent with the taste and thickness of sauces too! Anyway, this slow cooker beef chilli is a firm favourite in our home and here is a little sneak peek at the end result. If you want to get on with cooking this then skip near the end of this post for my slow cooker beef chilli recipe card. If you’re looking for some inspiration for other slow cooker recipes then be sure to check out my Easy slow cooker recipes (UK recipes).