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 six to seven 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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