Starting your family off on the right foot, with a healthy and hearty breakfast each morning, is what every mom wants. Unfortunately, life tends to get in the way of that. Who has an hour to spend standing over the stove making breakfast fare like pancakes, bacon, eggs, etc. and then another hour to spend standing over the sink cleaning up? Not this mom! Luckily, thanks to crockpot oatmeal recipes like this one, you don’t have to.
Crockpot oatmeal recipes, like this one, are perfect for concocting nutritious and filing breakfast options. They’re especially great during the chilly winter months when cold cereal just won’t cut it.
Simply follow this crockpot oatmeal recipe before you go to bed (it won’t take long…maybe 15-20 minutes) and when you wake up in the morning you’ll have a hot and tasty meal ready to go! Bonus: You can easily customize this crockpot oatmeal recipe with different toppings like fresh fruit, brown sugar, or maple syrup.
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1 fully ripe or slightly over ripe banana
1 cup steel cut oats
¼ cup walnuts, chopped
2 Tbsp. chia seeds
2 cups almond milk
1 ½ tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla
¼ tsp. salt
2 cups water
Non-stick cooking spray
Fresh banana (sliced)
1. Find an oven safe dish that fits inside your crockpot. (Note: Small glass casserole dishes work perfectly for this recipe.)
2. Place 2 cups of water in the bottom of crockpot.
3. Coat oven safe dish generously with nonstick cooking spray.
7. Stir well before serving.
8. To serve top with a sprinkle of brown sugar, fresh banana slices, or even a drizzle of a good maple syrup.
Give this oatmeal crockpot recipe a try and you’ll be the new supermom. Everyone at the breakfast table will have a happy (and full) stomach right up until lunch. Plus, waking up to the tempting aroma of this oatmeal crockpot recipe can’t be beat!