Winter Recipe – Overnight Steel-Cut Oats (SLOW-COOKER)
(Makes 4 servings)
Steel cut oats are a favorite fiber-rich, filling breakfast food to start off the day. Letting your slow-cooker do the work, overnight, will save precious morning time and will awaken you to a kitchen filled with autumnal aromas. Use of a slow-cooker liners can make clean-up a snap.
1 cup steel cut oats
2 apples cut in small cubes (or 1 cup dried fruit + extra 1/2 cup water)
½ cup chopped walnuts
4 cups water
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Optional: 1/3 tsp ground cloves
Combine all ingredients in slow-cooker, mix so ingredients are evenly distributed. Set slow-cooker on low setting, cover and cook for 8-9 hours.
Spoon into bowls. May serve topped with a splash or milk (or milk alternative).