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Slow cooker oatmeal with apples and raisins

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    Slow cooker oatmeal with apples and raisins Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

    Oats are a great source of soluble fiber, which may help you maintain a healthy weight by keeping you feeling full and satisfied.

    Ingredients

    nonstick cooking spray
    3 medium apples, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    1/2 cup seedless raisins
    2 1/4 cups fat-free milk
    2 1/4 cups water
    1 1/2 cups steel-cut oats
    1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    *optional toppings: brown sugar, maple syrup, butter, dried cranberries, dried cherries, walnuts, ground flaxseed

    Directions

    1. Spray the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add apples, raisins, milk, water, oats and cinnamon. Mix well. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours.
    2. Add optional toppings, if desired.* Serve warm.

    Makes 8 servings

    Recipe contains: milk

    Carb choices per serving: 2.5

    *Option not included in nutrition facts.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Recipe tip

    This oatmeal is also great the next day! Store leftovers in the refrigerator or freezer in single servings. When reheating, add 1/4 to 1/3 cup milk to each serving and microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir and microwave on high for 1 more minute, or until oatmeal is cooked to your desired consistency. Add more milk, if needed.*