10/15/12

Crock Pot Steel Cut Oats

Crock Pot Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal

Required ingredients:

  • 1 c. steel cut (Irish) oats
  • 4 c. skim milk, soy milk, rice milk, or almond milk

Optional toppings:

  • Dried cranberries
  • Dried figs
  • Raisins
  • Fresh or dried blueberries
  • Maple syrup
  • Brown sugar
  • Coconut milk
  • Banana
  • Strawberries
  • Walnuts
  • Almonds
  • Ground flax
  • Wheat Germ

In a slow cooker, combine all required ingredients and set to low heat. Cover and let cook for 6 to 9 hours.

Stir and remove to serving bowls. This method works best if started before you go to bed. Then your oatmeal will be finished by morning.

Tips
Add toppings right before you eat the oatmeal.

 

10/15/12

Overnight Oatmeal

Overnight Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 cup milk (soy, almond, cows, etc.)
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 apple chopped
  • 2 tablespoon chia seeds, or 1/4 cup walnuts
  • vanilla extract
  • cinnamon

Directions:  Combine all ingredients in a bowl.  Cover and place in refrigerator over night.  It will be ready to eat in the morning.  If using chia seeds, add about another 1/4 cup of milk since they absorb a lot of fluid too.