Steel cut oats with apples and cinnamon
· Cost: $0.55
· Cooking time: 8 hours (only 3 minutes prep!)
· Calories: 250
· 1 cup oats, steel cut
· 4 cups water
· 2 apples, diced
· raisins, for garnish
· dash of cinnamon
Combine the oats, water and apples in the slow cooker. Cook on low setting overnight for approximately 8 hours. Garnish with raisins and sprinkle with cinnamon before serving.
We've heard over and over again that oatmeal is a great way to start your day. It’s good for you and especially good for those with diabetes. Steel-cut oats are even better for you than regular oatmeal, but they are a pain to make. use the slow-cooker overnight to prepare you steel cut oats. On the surface, the 8-hour cooking time can seem daunting, it all takes place while you're sleeping.
Additionally, the slow cooker allows for you to prep breakfast for the whole family at once.
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