Slow-Cooker Breakfast Meals
While-You-Were-Sleeping Steel-Cut Oats
In a 3 1/2- to 4-qt. slow cooker, combine 2 cups steel-cut oats, 8 cups milk (or water), 1 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. ground ginger, 1/4 tsp. ground cloves, and a pinch of nutmeg. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours. Stir to reincorporate spices. Sweeten to taste with maple syrup (or brown sugar), and serve with toppings like milk, chopped nuts, fresh fruit, and/or dried fruit.
NUTRITION PER SERVING, NO TOPPINGS (10 servings) 235 calories; 12g protein; 6g fat (3g sat. fat); 33g carbs; 4g fiber; 1 0 g sugar; 2mg iron; 255mg calcium; 208mg sodium.
Recipe by Suzy Scherr
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