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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 290.8
  • Total Fat: 7.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 7.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 54.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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Crock Pot Oatmeal

Submitted by: FLYNNGALS

Introduction

Overnight recipe to give a healthy start Overnight recipe to give a healthy start
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    * 2 cups steel cut oats (not instant or rolled oats)
    * 6-8 cups water, depending on how long the oatmeal will cook
    * 1 tsp. cinnamon
    * 1/2 cup brown sugar
    * 1 tsp. vanilla
    * 2 apples, peeled and diced
    * 1 cup raisins
    * 1 cup sliced bananas
    * 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

There are many health benefits of oatmeal: It's full of fiber, reduces LDL cholesterol (the bad kind), has lots of protein, and may help prevent heart disease.

The problem with some crockpot oatmeal recipes is they don't use enough liquid. So by the time you wake up in the morning, the oatmeal is crusty and stuck to your slow cooker. This crockpot oatmeal turns out just the way oatmeal was intended to taste and can cook 8 to 9 hours without sticking.

Important: You must use steel cut oatmeal, such as McCann's Irish Oatmeal, not rolled oats or instant oats. Otherwise, your oatmeal will cook too fast and end up sticking to the crockpot.

Spray crockpot with nonstick cooking spray. If you're planning to cook the oatmeal 8 hours or longer, use 8 cups of water. If you want to cook it less than 8 hours, use 6 cups of water. Put first seven ingredients (through raisins) in slow cooker and cook on low. Just before serving, Stir in bananas and walnuts. Sprinkle with additional brown sugar if desired.

Serves 8.

(I got this from healthyrecipes.com, but want everything in my SP cookbook, so have added it here)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FLYNNGALS.






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  • This is delicious!! Even my kids liked it!! Thanks for sharing!! - 6/22/10

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  • I left out the fruit because my husband likes plain oatmeal. I added fruit after it was cooked. Very yummy!! - 3/5/09

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  • really tasty stuff=I used splenda brown sugar and left out the banana-did not have any and it was still really good stuff-thanks for sharing! - 1/5/09

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  • I left out the apple, raisins and brown sugar as I like to flavor the oatmeal each day when I eat it for variety. This is a great recipe; other's I have tried tend to stick and burn overnight. - 1/7/08

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