6 slow cooker recipes
Winter is the perfect time to bring out the slow cooker. Let these healthy recipes simmer all day - and enjoy a deliciously comforting meal when you get home.
Bring some Mexican flavour into your home with a warm, slow-cooked chili. Filled with delicious spices like cumin and paprika, this dish gets your body fired up, perfect with salad and tortilla bread. See the recipe at Spoonful.
Fill up on cosy baked potatoes, loaded with mushrooms and broccoli for an extra veggie-ful meal. See the recipe at Martha Stewart.
Potato and leek soup
Creamy, filling and deliciously satisfying, this soup is the perfect winter warmer. A sprinkle of chives brings the final flavoursome touch to this classic soup, served up with some thick, crusty bread. See the recipe at Slow Cooker Queen.
Easy Rogan Josh
This is one of the simplest curry recipes ever, rich with delicious Indian spices to keep you warm this winter. See the recipe at Kidspot.
Beef and winter veggie stew
Infused with thyme, garlic and onion, this beef and veggie stew was made to be savoured on a chilly day. Use a classic winter blend of carrots, potatoes, parsnip and turnip, or mix it up with your own favourite veggies. See the recipe on be. magazine.
Roasted carrot and cumin soup
Smooth and tasty with a kick of dried chili, this soup is full of vitamin A and antioxidants, which give you the benefits of glowing skin, healthy eyes and strong teeth. Serve up with swirls of cream, chives and cracked black pepper for a delicious twist. See the recipe at Ninemsn.