Slow Cooker Overnight Oats
Written by: Sarah Muniz RD, LDN
It’s autumn now and generally this is the season when people start to bring out their slow-cookers from the back of their pantries! This overnight oatmeal is prepared in a slow-cooker and allows you to wake up to a warm bowl of delicious oatmeal. Oatmeal is a good source of fiber, which helps to keep you full throughout the morning! Store the rest in the fridge and reheat for a warm nutritious breakfast every day of the week.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Makes: 8 servings
8 cup water
2 cups steel-cut oats
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup dried apricots, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
- Combine water, oats, dried cranberries, dried apricots and salt in a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker.
- Turn heat to low. Put the lid on and cook until the oats are tender and creamy, about 7 to 8 hours.
Serving Size: 1 cup cooked
Calories: 188, Fat: 3g, Protein: 6g, Carbohydrates: 34g, Fiber: 6g, Sodium: 80mg