Slow Cooker Apple-Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal
 
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A delicious, no-fuss, healthy breakfast that's prepared the night before, this slow-cooker oatmeal is infused with comforting apple and cinnamon flavors. A lifesaver for busy mornings! Recipe source: Adapted from The Yummy Life
Serves: 4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 and ½ cups fat-free milk (we used almond milk)
  • 1 and ½ cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked steel-cut oats
  • 3-4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, cut into 5-6 pieces (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flax seed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Generously spray the inside of a 3.5 quart (or larger) slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
  3. Stir and cover.
  4. Set cooker for 7 hours. Remember, cooker times can vary widely.
  5. Top with garnish of your choice - raisins, sugar, milk, butter, nuts, etc.
  6. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Enjoy!
Recipe by Lemon Sugar at http://lemon-sugar.com/2013/04/slow-cooker-apple-cinnamon-steel-cut-oatmeal.html/