Slow Cooker Cranberry Orange Oatmeal

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Author Notes: Oats are an ideal breakfast food, giving you with long-lasting energy and providing you with a helpful nutrient - beta-glucan - that has been shown to reduce levels of bad cholesterol. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: Healthline


Serves 8

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups steel-cut oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup protein powder
  • 4 cups fresh orange segments
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1/2 cup honey or agave nectar
  1. Place first 7 ingredients in a lightly greased 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours.
  2. Stir in protein powder and top each serving with 1/2 cup fresh orange segments, 1 Tbsp. walnuts, and 1 Tbsp. honey/agave.

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