Superhero Oatmeal

Superhero Oatmeal

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Yield
8 servings
Preparation time
10 minutes
Cooking time
6 hours
Total time
6 hours, 10 minutes
Ingredients
4 cups rolled oats
1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1⁄4 teaspoon ground cloves
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
2 large apples (peeled)
2 large carrots (peeled)
1⁄2 cup chopped dates or raisins
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups milk (or alternative milk)
2 cups water
  walnuts, diced apple, dates, or raisins (optional toppings)
Instructions

Coat inside of slow cooker with cooking spray.

Mix together oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. Grate apples and carrots in a food processor or hand grater.

Place all ingredients into slow cooker (except for toppings); stir well to combine. Cover with lid and cook on low 6 to 8 hours.

If desired, serve topped with walnuts, diced apple, dates, or raisins. 

Notes

Per serving: 274 calories, 4 grams fat (2 grams saturated fat), 5 milligrams cholesterol, 195 milligrams sodium, 53 grams total carbohydrates, 6 grams fiber, 8 grams protein.