With much of the UK and beyond covered with a blanket of snow, there’s nothing better than treating yourself to some indulgent (but healthy) comfort foods. Our blog this week, is dedicated to bringing you some “winter food” inspiration. We are sharing some of our best loved recipes to tempt you out of your blanket and into the kitchen!
Never underestimate how well a healthy warming meal can go down when the temperatures plummet. Eating well doesn’t mean you have to spend hours slaving away to create a meal. Slow cookers are an amazing tool that can ensure a tasty meal is ready for you when you come home from work or from a day of play. Equally we’ve included some links to great quick meals which can be on the table within 40 minutes!
This is an amazing mouth-watering recipe which caters for everyone. Vegan friendly, served with rice it makes a filling meal, suitable for the whole family. This can be ready within 30 minutes, perfect for a midweek meal. https://www.dropit21.com/recipe/chana-masala/
One of our most popular recipes, a fantastic family meal, warming hearty and slow cooker friendly! https://www.dropit21.com/recipe/lamb-tagine/
Slow cooker Aubergines
Sometimes, some recipes are just too tasty not to share! This little gem is full of fantastic ingredients, vegetarian and can be popped in the slow cooker in the morning! BBC Good food is an amazing archive of fantastic recipes, it’s always worth checking it out!
Spanish chicken has become a real staple in our D21 community – this can be added into the slow cooker once the chicken has been sealed and cooked for 4-6 hours on high or just cook on the hob as per the instructions in the link – one word for this one….Yum!
Herby rice with roasted veg, chickpeas & halloumi
Another quick vegetarian meal, tasty, filling, healthy, easy to make and a great addition to any winter’s evening. Ticks all the boxes here!
A warming chicken dish that can be enjoyed with or without the addition of wine, it’s just as tasty. 40 minutes in Comfort food at its best. From kitchen to plate in 40 minutes!
Prawn Coconut curry
This curry tastes fantastic and can be on the table in 25 minutes! Quick healthy food at its best! Serve with baked cauliflower rice or your favourite choice of rice. This recipe is dairy free and very indulgent