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Overnight, Slow Cooker, Apple Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Overnight, Slow Cooker, Apple Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal
This is one of my favorite breakfasts. I put it in the Crock Pot before I go to bed at night and wake up the next morning to the scrumptious aroma of cinnamon and apples. A hearty, nutritious breakfast is ready to eat right away. I make this for myself and have enough leftover for 4 to 5 breakfasts. My friend, Sandy, first shared this recipe with me several years ago. Why are steel cut oats good for you? Nutritional Info (per 3/4 cup serving): 149 calories, 3.6g fat, 27.3g carbs, 3.9g fiber, 4.9g protein; Weight Watchers PointsPlus: 4 pts Step-by-step photos for making Overnight, Slow Cooker, Apple & Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal Step 1. view on Amazon: steel cut oats, gluten-free steel cut oats, ground flaxseed Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. view my Crock Pot on Amazon Step 5. Step 6. Here's how it looks after 7 hours of cooking. It gets crusty around the edges. The finished dish tastes kind of like a combination of apple pie and oatmeal. Here's a lovin' spoonful for you! Freeze & reheat. Ingredients Related:  Oatmeal/Granola

Healthy Breakfast Bread Pudding This is my new favorite easy, make-ahead breakfast. Yummy, healthy goodness in a jar, and under 150 calories! I try to limit my carbs; but sometimes I've just gotta have something sweet and bready for breakfast. This is a way to do that with low calories, low fat, low (or no) sugar, 100% whole grains, and all kinds of nutrition. Plus I can make these up several days ahead, so they're ready for a quick grab-and-go breakfast on those busy mornings. I kind of stumbled into this recipe. Nutritional Info (for one jar with 1/4 cup magic muffin batter, 1/4 cup low-fat sweetened vanilla yogurt, 1/4 cup fresh blueberries/raspberries/blackberries): 148 calories, 1.6g fat, 29.4g carbs, 3.6g fiber, 5.7g proteinWeight Watchers PointsPlus: 4 points Step-by-step photos for makingHealthy Breakfast Bread Pudding Step 1. Read about flour, buttermilk, and sweetener substitutions in my Magic Muffin post. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Step 6. Step 7. Step 8. MICROWAVE OPTION. Step 9. Step 10. Step 11.

8 New Refrigerator Oatmeal Flavors Muesli, summer porridge, and refrigerator oatmeal are all names for this popular make-ahead, no-cook, healthy grab-and-go mason jar breakfast. This is a follow-up post to one from a few months ago that included detailed instructions for making 6 different flavors of refrigerator oatmeal. Since that time, I've had many requests for new flavors from readers. The Basics + the 6 Original RecipesIf you are new to making refrigerator oatmeal, I encourage you to begin by reading my first post. step-by-step detailed photos for assembling these grab-and-go jars, along with tips on ingredients and supplies that are needed.recipes for my 6 original flavors of fridge oats: →Mango Almond→Blueberry Maple→Apple Cinnamon→Banana Cocoa→Banana Peanut Butter→Raspberry Vanilla. Learn the basics and view the original 6 recipes: click to view detailed step-by-step photos, tips, andthe 6 original recipes for making refrigerator oatmeal 8 More Flavor RecipesHere are more flavors that I've been enjoying recently.

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Cooking View Lest you think I’ve been giving pumpkin all the love so far this fall, let me set the record straight. Both pumpkin and apples have been seeing plenty of action in my kitchen in the last few weeks in many forms. Surprisingly the leading apple dish so far is not a dessert at all. It’s this apple cinnamon baked oatmeal. This rendition of baked oatmeal arose when I signed up to bring in breakfast for my coworkers. A bit of brainstorming and scrounging through our pantry led to this variation on one of our other favorite breakfasts, baked pumpkin oatmeal.

Banana Oatmeal Cups with Chocolate Chips I’m shocked at how good these came out. SHOCKED. I totally made them on a whim this morning while rummaging through my kitchen looking for something to eat at breakfast. I had a gross of bananas just about turning overripe, oatmeal and 2 eggs. That was really it and nothing sounds good. Then I remembered the Berry Oatmeal Cups and asked the toddler if he wanted to make muffins. So we (toddler and I) really did LOVE these. 3 mashed bananas (the more ripe the better!) Preheat oven to 375 degrees Mix all ingredients except the chocolate chips together, and let sit while you prepare the muffin pans. Spray a muffin pan and/or liners with with non-stick spray. Stir the chocolate chips into the oatmeal batter. Divide batter into 15 muffin cups. Bake 20-30 minutes, you’ll see the edges just starting to brown and they will be firm to the touch. The muffins may stick when hot but are removed easily when cooled for a bit.

Baked Oatmeal with Strawberries, Banana and Chocolate Recipe This extra easy baked oatmeal recipe with fresh strawberries, bananas and rich chocolate is one of our favorites. Make this the morning of or, if you’re short on time, prepare it the night before and bake in the morning. Feel free to play with the add-ins to our recipe. We love adding strawberries, banana and chocolate, but add whatever you love. This oatmeal casserole was so popular, we created another version: Hop on over to our Blackberry Baked Oatmeal drizzled with a quick caramel sauce. There’s something special about entertaining in the morning — it’s casual, laid back and really can start the off right. If you take a read through the comments below, you’ll see so many who have shared this baked oatmeal recipe with family or friends (some have even taken it to work). Make Ahead and Freezer Friendly Baked Oatmeal You can mix all of the ingredients for this baked oatmeal recipe the night before cooking and then bake in the morning. Easy and Adaptable: So Many Recipe Substitutions!

Overnight, No-Cook Refrigerator Oatmeal Don't miss my follow-up post to this one with8 MORE REFRIGERATOR OATMEAL FLAVORSplus FAQs and more tipsCLICK HERE This easy, no-cook "summer porridge" has make-ahead convenience and is packed with nutrition to get your day off to a healthy start. Make it in individual mason jars for a perfect serving size and an easy grab-and-go breakfast straight from the fridge (it's eaten cold). Take it along to work or anywhere. Apparently this kind of cold yogurt & oatmeal mixture has been around for awhile. I played around with some different flavor combos, and created single portion recipes that will fit in a half-pint mason jar. ch-ch-ch-CHIA seeds. Sources: Dr. In addition to chia seeds, this refrigerator oatmeal has protein- & calcium-packed yogurt and fiber-rich oats. Step-by-step photos for makingRefrigerator Oatmeal First, I'll show you the basic procedure for making refrigerator oatmeal. RECIPE LINKS. Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. view on Amazon: white plastic jar lids Step 4. Step 5. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Homemade Granola {Simple and EASY recipe } Thanks for stopping by! To get the newest recipes subscribe or join us on facebook or pinterest. Today I have a super yummy and easy recipe to share with you. My mom makes homemade granola all the time and it is one of my faves. Every time I visit she sends me with a bag to take home. She’s always taking care of me. { Homemade Granola } This homemade granola is pretty easy to make and is great served on yogurt with fresh cut strawberries. Ingredients 5 cups rolled old fashioned oats 2/3 cup canola oil 1/2 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup brown sugar optional: 1/2 cup coconut optional: 1/4 cup pecans chopped Instructions Mix ingredients in a large bowl and stir until combined. Enjoy! Jamielyn Nye is the owner and managing editor of I Heart Nap Time.

no-bake energy bites I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days. Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer my idea of a more comforting alternative. Pasta. When life is good, and when life gets crazy, I turn to pasta. And just as it has for years, this one hit the spot. Read more This past Friday night was meant for celebrating. The weather was sit-out-on-the-deck-in-the-cool-evening-breeze perfection. And a very special birthday girl turned the big 3-0. Friends, meet Stacey. Read more TGIF, friends. Hope that you all have had a lovely week, and that a relaxing weekend lies ahead. Read more Ever since my friends and I met for a tapas happy hour at our neighborhood Spanish restaurant a few weeks ago, I’ve had sangria on my mind. Read more Read more I’ve always said that I like a good balance of cooking and baking in my life.

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