Slow cooker whole chicken

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).

Delicious slow cooker roast chicken

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Airfryer roast potatoes – Absolutely delicious AND so simple!

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.

Airfryer roast potatoes

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7 great uses for your food processor (AD – Gifted)

We were gifted this food processor in exchange for coverage. I love spending time in my kitchen trying out new recipes, batch cooking and trying to save my family money. For me cooking is relaxing, and a great way to look after our family budget. We like to spend no more than £300 a month on grocery shopping and on occasion we have even lived on £100 for a month – as we like a challenge! I’ve recently been sent a new food processor and I want to share with you 7 great uses for your food processor.

A look at the Morphy Richards Prepstar

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Bolognese pasta bake

I’m a real fan of cooking from scratch. Often I will put a meal in my slow cooker. When I have the time to spare I look to cook fresh at dinnertime and this bolognese pasta bake was a recent meal I made. It took under 20 minutes from start to get it in the oven and it was delicious too. Hot, hearty, and cheap to make here is the recipe for my bolognese pasta bake. Scroll down near the end of this post to see a printable bolognese pasta bake recipe card.

Bolognese pasta bake

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Homemade croutons – Make use of your oven when cooking

I’m someone who loves to save money. A pound saved is the same as a pound earned. Often I try to make use of my oven being on. I will bake treats such as midnight cookies, or even cheese straws, when I already have my oven on. By making the most of the space in my oven I am saving energy, have nice treats at home and save money too. Homemade croutons are super simple, take just two minutes to prepare and taste delicious too! Scroll near the end of this post for my printable homemade croutons recipe card.

Homemade croutons

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