Skip the packets of instant oatmeal and wake up to this hearty version with whole ingredients instead. You’ll get extra health points for flaxseed—it’s rich in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, which may help lower cholesterol levels.
2 cups rolled oats
2 cups water
2 cups almond milk
1 package (1.2 oz.) freeze-dried apples, crunched into smaller pieces
2 tbsp. ground flaxseed
2 tbsp. honey
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1. Spray the inside of a slow cooker with oil.
2. Put all ingredients into slow cooker.
3. Cook on low for eight hours.
Serves four; serving size is 1¼ cups. Each serving provides: 264 calories, 5 g total fat (1 g sat fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 16 g sugar, 7 g protein.
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