Slow Cooker Creamy Almond Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Creamy Almond Oatmeal

This slow cooker creamy almond oatmeal is made with steel cut oats and just the right amount of sweetness. What better way to start your morning? It is so easy to prepare and includes ingredients that satisfy you until lunch time. Best of all, the almond milk along with a little honey makes this breakfast seem like an indulgence. As a matter of fact, it might be hard to tell you’re eating something healthy and nutritious!

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Slow Cooker Creamy Almond Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Creamy Almond Oatmeal

Serving Size: 3/4 cup | Calories: 290 | Total Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat 0 g | Cholesterol 9 mg | Sodium: 75 mg | Total Carbohydrates: 46 g | Dietary Fiber: 5 g | Sugars: 19 g | Protein: 12 g | SmartPoints: 10 |

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup steel cut oats
  • 2 cups almond milk, unsweetened
  • 3 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons diced almonds

Directions

Combine in slow cooker the oats, almond milk, honey, salt, and cinnamon. Whisk ingredients until well combined.

Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours, or until desired consistency. Sprinkles almonds on top and serve.

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22 Comments on "Slow Cooker Creamy Almond Oatmeal"

  1. Anita  May 17, 2012

    I'm always confused by the coconut milk…is that the coconut milk in the can or in the carton in the dairy section??

    Reply
    • skinnyms  May 18, 2012

      Anita, We use only canned because the carton has a lot of junk. It can usually be found in the Asian section or organic section.

      Reply
  2. Karly  May 18, 2012

    How long is the oatmeal good for and how should I store it?  In the fridge?

    Reply
    • skinnyms  May 18, 2012

      Karly, Oatmeal is best eaten
      right away. If you store in the frig
      be sure to add more liquid
      when reheating to thin it out just
      a bit. Thanks!

      Reply
  3. Lrpeach  July 9, 2012

    What size crockpot do you use for this recipe?

    Reply
  4. Monique  July 11, 2012

    I tried this using quick oats and it was it unsuccessful. It never dried out. Make sure you use the steel cut oats. Apparently it's the oat that will soak up the liquid 🙂

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  5. Fourschindlers  July 11, 2012

    Is there any sweetness to this at all? And is the almond milk in the carton or can you find that in a can as well?

    Reply
  6. Harosearch  July 14, 2012

    So this doesn't cook into hard pieces? The picture looks like the oatmeal is hard like a granola.

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  7. Allisone  July 28, 2012

    Tried this last night. Is it supposed to be dry like granola? I'm not sure if I didn't cook it long enough. I used steel cut oats but it is mushy like normal oatmeal consistency. I did not find there to be much flavor to it but oatmeal doesn't have much flavor anyway. Any suggestions on adding something healthy to sweeten it up more, or just use more honey? Thanks!

    Reply
    • Skinny Ms.  July 28, 2012

      Allisone, I like 2 teaspoons honey, sucanat or palm sugar to 1 serving oatmeal. Feel free to add 1 additional teaspoon of any of these until you've reached the desired sweetness.

      Reply
  8. Jackie  August 10, 2012

    OH–we can not wait to give this a try!  Sounds amazing

    Reply
  9. Jennymartin116  August 12, 2012

    What a yummy oatmeal…it's a fave

    Reply
  10. Justaskerica  August 21, 2012

    This states it makes 2 cups. How many servings is it supposed to be? Thanks, Erica

    Reply
    • Skinny Ms.  August 21, 2012

      Justaskerica, It makes 4 – 1/2 cup servings or 2 – 1 cup servings. Just double the recipe if you'd like more.

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  11. Shawna  September 6, 2012

    How is there 0g of sugar when there is a Tbsp of honey in the recipe?

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    • Skinny Ms.  September 6, 2012

      Shawna, That's a mistake…I'll correct it! Thanks.

      Reply
  12. Kshell  September 6, 2012

    I usually sleep 8hours. This would be great in the morning but will it ok cooking that long?

    Reply
    • Skinny Ms.  September 7, 2012

      Kim, I'm afraid it might dry to out…you would need to add more liquid.

      Reply
  13. Diane Stewart  October 30, 2013

    can anything be substituted for the coconut? My husband is NOT a fan!

    Reply
    • Skinny Ms.  October 31, 2013

      Diane, Replace the coconut milk with either Almond or Regular Milk. Omit the coconut flakes and you’re good to go! 🙂

      Reply
  14. Uryummyrecipes  June 22, 2017

    Really fantastic….

    Reply

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