Slow Cooked Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Apples and Cinnamon

Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Put the ingredients for this oatmeal recipe in a slow cooker when you go to sleep, and it’ll be ready when you wake up in the morning!

Total Time: 7 hrs. 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 7 hrs.
Yield: 10 servings, about 1 cup each

Nonstick cooking spray
1½ cups water
1½ cups unsweetened almond milk
3 cups steel-cut oats
2 medium apples, chopped
¼ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
2 Tbsp. ground flax seed

1. Lightly coat inside of slow cooker with spray.
2. Add water, almond milk, oats, apples, salt, cinnamon, maple syrup, and flax seed; mix well. Cook for 5 to 7 hours on low (or 2 to 3 hours on high), or until edges are brown but not burned.

Tips: Times can vary. In order to make sure oatmeal doesn’t burn, test it out the first time during the day to see how long it takes the oatmeal to cook in your slow cooker. Leftover oatmeal can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days, or frozen in individual portions.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 251
Total Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 87 mg
Carbohydrates: 44 g
Fiber: 8 g
Sugars: 6 g
Protein: 9 g

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Grain/Carb

P90X3 Portions
½ Protein
½ Carbs

Body Beast Portions
1 Protein
1 ½ Starch
½ Fruit
1 Balanced Liquid

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½ Purple
2½ Yellow

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