Are you trying to make that you and your family eat a hearty, healthy breakfast in the morning?
Mornings can be very hectic, so trying to come up with quick and easy but nutritious vegan options for breakfast can be challenging.
Slow cooker to the rescue!
This healthy and delicious, overnight Apple-Cinnamon Oats recipe means one less thing you need to do before you start your day.
Of course, oats are a satisfying source of fiber and important nutrients.
Best of all, this make-ahead slow-cooker breakfast recipe will have your house smelling like freshly baked apple pie when you wake up in the morning.
This tasty, healthy vegan slow cooker apple cinammon oats recipe will have your house smelling like freshly baked apple pie when you wake up in the morning.
Do not substitute any other type of oats for this recipe. Cooking times are based on using steel cut oats only.
It very important to either line or heavily grease the sides of your slow cooker crock before preparing this recipe.
If you skip this step, the oats will stick to the sides and will be very difficult to remove.
Vegan Slow Cooker Apple-Cinnamon Oats
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 6-8 hours
1 c. steel cut oats
3 c. water
1 c. fresh apple cider
2 medium apples, cored and diced
1½ T. real maple syrup
1 t. ground cinnamon
½ t. ground nutmeg
½ t. ground allspice
½ t. salt, to taste
1 medium apple, cored and diced
½ c. pecans, chopped
Real maple syrup
Add oats, water, cider, apples, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and salt to greased or lined slow cooker crock and stir to combine.
Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Actual cooking time will vary depending on your slow cooker, so check for doneness after 5 hours and adjust cooking time accordingly.
To serve, allow to cool slightly before spooning into bowls and topping with fresh chopped apples, pecans, and some maple syrup, if desired.
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