October 23, 2011

Slow Cooked Pumpkin Oatmeal

This is a delicious recipe sure to keep you satisfied. It is packed with fiber to keep you full for longer, and of course breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I put this recipe into my slow cooker before bed and woke up to a delicious meal.

By itself, this oatmeal is not very sweet. I sprinkle some brown sugar in top. My dad likes it with maple syrup. If you add maple syrup and whipped cream, then this can also double as a nice warm dessert. You can also add more agave syrup to the slow cooker as well.

I set this for 6 hours overnight. There may be variations in the amount of time this recipe needs to cook, but 6 hours seems a pretty reasonable amount of time.

Slow Cooked Pumpkin Oatmeal

Makes 8 servings, serving size 1 cup

Cooking spray
1.5 cups steel cut oats
15 oz can 100% pumpkin
5 cups water
1/4 cup agave nectar
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Spray the crock pot with cooking spray.

2. Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 hours.

Nutritional Information
Calories: 162
Fat: 2
Carbohydrates: 33
Fiber: 5
Protein: 5
Sodium: 151
Points+: 4


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