1 cup dry steel cut oats
2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
2 cups water
1 vanilla bean pod, seeds scraped
2 tablespoons grade A maple syrup
2 teaspoons cinnamon
Sea salt to taste
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
Additional Topping Ideas!
Banana, Blueberries, other fruit
Shaved almonds, peanut butter, walnuts
- Grease the inside of your slow cooker with coconut oil or a teaspoon of butter.
- Pour milk and water into slow cooker, along with the steel cut oats. Scrape the vanilla bean pod beans with a knife, and discard the pods. Add in maple syrup, sea salt, cinnamon and flax.
- Turn slow cooker on low, and cook for 8 hours, or overnight. Wake up to a house smelling of maple goodness! Separate into bowls, top with desired toppings, and enjoy.
Recipe slightly adapted from thenutritiouskitchen.com