Slow Cooker Maple Pear Walnut Cake Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Maple Pear Walnut Cake Oatmeal

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 242.8
  • Total Fat: 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 20.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 6.4 g

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Introduction

This one tastes like fall in a bowl! If you donít have maple extract, just use maple syrup as your sweetener to add that maple flavor. The maple really makes you think of the autumn leaves, the pear adds a little tart and a little sweet, and the walnuts add just the right amount of crunch. This one tastes like fall in a bowl! If you donít have maple extract, just use maple syrup as your sweetener to add that maple flavor. The maple really makes you think of the autumn leaves, the pear adds a little tart and a little sweet, and the walnuts add just the right amount of crunch.
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    **This recipe uses a smaller slow cooker, 1 1/2 to 2 quarts

    1/2 cup (40g) steel-cut oats
    2 cups (500ml) unsweetened coconut milk (you can use any non-dairy milk or even water instead)
    1 pear, chopped
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    1/2 teaspoon maple extract
    sweetener of choice, to taste (I used 1 packet Nu Stevia)

    Toppings:
    1/4 cup (30g) walnuts, chopped
    fresh grated nutmeg
    drizzle of maple syrup (optional)

Tips

Love this recipe? Check out Kathy Hester's cookbook OATrageous Oatmeals: Delicious & Surprising Plant-Based Dishes from This Humble, Heart-Healthy Grain for more fun ways to spice up your oats!


Directions

The night before: Spray your crock with some oil to help with clean-up later. Add all the ingredients except the sweetener and toppings. Cook on low overnight (7 to 9 hours).

In the morning: Stir your oatmeal well and add sweetener. It may seem watery at the top, but if stirred, it should be a more uniform consistency. Top with walnuts and a sprinkle of fresh grated nutmeg.

Serving Size:†Makes 2-3 servings

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