Monday, September 3, 2012

Breakfast Prepared While You Sleep!

Apple Cinnamon Slow Cooker Oatmeal

2 cups rolled oats (not quick oats)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 Granny smith apples (or any other type), diced
1/2 cup evaporated 2% milk 

Coat the inside of a slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add all the ingredients to the slow cooker, then pour in 6 cups of water. Cover and set on low heat for 8-9 hours.

**Add raisins, honey, ground flaxseed, dried blueberries, chopped walnuts or almonds before serving, if desired.  Can also substitute grain sweetened chocolate chips (gluten free) and unsweetened cocoa powder.

Serving Size: Makes 6 one-cup servings
Calories: 157.7
Total Carbs: 9.6 g
Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
Protein: 3.7 g (w/o nut options)

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