Crock Pot Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

 

Courtesy of The Yummylife

 

Ingredients

2 apples, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2-1/2 to 3 cups chopped)

1-1/2 cups almond milk

1-1/2 cups water

1 cup uncooked steel-cut oats or whole oats

2 tablespoons brown sugar (or substitute maple syrup or other desired sweetener)

1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon ground flax seed

1/4 teaspoon salt

Optional garnishes: chopped nuts, raisins, maple syrup, additional milk or butter

 

Directions

Coat inside of 3-1/2 quart (or larger) slow cooker with cooking spray.

Add all ingredients (except optional toppings) to slow cooker.

Stir, cover, and cook on low for approx. 7 hours (slow cooker times can vary).

Spoon oatmeal into bowls; add optional toppings, if desired.

Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Freezes well.

 

To reheat single servings: Put 1-cup cooked oatmeal in microwave proof bowl. Add 1/3 cup fat-free milk. Microwave on high for 1 minute; stir. Continue cooking for another minute, or until hot.

Recipe can be doubled in 6-quart or larger slow cooker. Increase cooking time 1 hour.

 

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

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