Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Your slow cooker isn’t just for dinner anymore! Whip up a delicious and hearty breakfast in the slow cooker — just prepare the night before and set to cook on low all night while you sleep. Wake up to a delicious and warm breakfast with little effort!

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Ingredients:
1 cup steel-cut oats
1/3 cup chopped dates
2/3 cup rains or craisins
1/3 cup chopped fried figs
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/3 cup chopped almonds, walnuts, or pecans
4 cups water
1/2 cup half-and-half or plain nonfat yogurt

Directions:
1. Mix all ingredients together in a slow cooker.
2. Set on low and cook 8-9 hours. Stir to combine and serve. Top with toasted nuts or fresh fruit, if desired.

Yield: 8 servings

Recipe adapted from shape.com

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