You are busy. I get it.
You are also savvy enough to know that you don’t HAVE to do it all, except if you are anything like me as soon as that phrase has left your mouth, you are back to organising dinner, cleaning the house, packing bags and ace-ing your work life - We are our own worst enemies when it comes to modern day living (I hold my hand up) but one of the things that makes my life so much easier on a regular basis is a slow cooker.
Yep, you read that right folks, a slow cooker.
A slow cooker (if you don’t have one) should be a staple for a family kitchen. They are simple to use, relatively cheap to pick up and pretty easy to clean. With some careful planning you can cook up a storm in one place (limited mess) and with maximum taste.
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So.. Want to know 5 amazing ways you can win at life by using your slow cooker this week?
Of course you do - Let’s go.
1) BAKE OFF
With bake off back on our screens you may or may not have got the baking bug as part of your weekly watch. But autumn is the perfect time to enjoy (or share) some baked goods. This of beautiful aromas filling the house and the fact that a slow cooker bake off means that you don’t even need to be stood by your oven while this takes place. Here are some ace bakes you could try in a slow cooker this week.
2) THEME NIGHT
Why not pick a theme in advance and use your slow cooker to try some hassle free recipes that are new to your family. Pinterest is your friend on this topic and if you are looking for great dishes to try be sure to be following our Pinterest boards which reach over 140 thousand people each week! You can find our boards by clicking HERE.
Here are a few of my favourite theme night ideas you could try.
Not got time to read through these by want to find them later? Pin this image to your own Pinterest boards and enjoy when you’ve got more time
3) FREEZE AHEAD
Did you know you can prep meals in advance and then simply defrost and dump into your slow cooker - perfect for busy days. Check out this selection of freezer friendly dishes, double up on the quantities and enjoy one now and keep the other for a fuss free dinner on a time stretched night.
5) START THE DAY RIGHT
We all know it’s important to start the day with a good breakfast but have you ever thought of prepping it in your slow cooker? Why not check out these ideas to get you started.