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Overnight Oatmeal

Winter 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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Here is an easy way to serve a crowd a hearty breakfast before facing the elements for a day of winter sports. You can assemble it in the slow cooker in the evening and wake up to a bowl of hot, nourishing oatmeal. The slow cooker eliminates the need for constant stirring and ensures an exceptionally creamy consistency. It is important to use steel-cut oats; old-fashioned oats become too soft during slow-cooking.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I made this exactly as the recipe calls for, but I added a bit of vanilla and some cinnamon. It was great, but my 4 year old and 22 month old didn't like it. It made way too much for just me to eat (because my husband wouldn't try it! lol...

67 Reviews for Overnight Oatmeal

01/14/2014
Anonymous

I agree with another comment about adding vanilla and cinnamon.

I put the extras into individual containers I could heat at work if running late, or heat quickly in the morning. The extras lasted over a week when kept in the refrigerator. Not sure how it would do freezing.

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11/12/2013
Super-easy delicious slow cooker oatmeal recipe

This is a great, easy way to make steel-cut oats. Put it in the slow cooker the night before and wake up to a hot, healthy breakfast. MAKE SURE YOU SET YOUR SLOW COOKER TO LOW. I missed that part of the directions and cooked it on high for an hour before I realized my mistake. It turned out fine, but only took 5 hours total because of the error. That may be why some people have experienced burning. I would suggest added some cinnamon. This recipe makes a lot, but you can save the leftovers and re-heat.

Easy, yummy, healthy
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06/17/2013
Anonymous

how do i freeze and reheat? could i just use some granny smith apples (fresh) cut up, with some cinnamon, brown sugar, raw honey and raisins if i have them? would that work?

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06/17/2013
Anonymous

how do i freeze and reheat? could i just use some granny smith apples (fresh) cut up, with some cinnamon, brown sugar, raw honey and raisins if i have them? would that work?

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04/12/2013
Anonymous
Pumpkin oatmeal

I add a can of canned pumpkins to my slowcooker steel cut oatmeal recipe. I also sprinkle in some pumpkin pie spice. It turns out delicious!!

If I don't have pumpkins, I add chopped apples and some vanilla to the recipe.
Both ideas turn out great.

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