Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oatmeal – The Oatmeal to Calm Your Stomach

Welcome to day 4 of love your oatmeal week! Today’s oatmeal reminds me of my favorite quick bread. Since this is cold and flu season you may find yourself with a tummy ache at some point. Ginger is a great way to soothe your tummy. Plus it tastes good too!

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oatmeal

2 to 3 servings

**This recipe uses a smaller slow cooker that’s 1 1/2 to 2 quarts

  • 1/2 cup steel-cut oats
  • 2 cups Unsweetened So Delicious Coconut Milk
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons sweetener
    (I used agave)
  • For serving: raisins (optional)

The night before: Spray your crock with some oil to help with clean up later. Add everything except agave and raisins. Cook on low over night (7 to 9 hours).

In the morning: Stir your oatmeal well. It may seem watery at the top but if stirred it should become a more uniform consistency.  Stir in agave or other sweetener. Top each serving with a few raisins if you like.

**See Page Link on Menu Bar to get to Slow Cooker Oatmeal FAQS)

Comments

  1. Hi Kathy! I’m completely bowled over (forgive the pun!) by all of these incredible slow-cooker oatmeal recipes made with So Delicious Coconut Milk, and I can’t wait to try each and every one of them. Thank you for making mornings so delicious with your recipes. I’ve tweeted a link to your post and shared it on our Facebook page, where, btw, we’re in the midst of our 100 Days of Change Giveaway! We’re giving away a great change-for-the-better prize each day and a grand prize trip-for-two to Thailand! I hope you’ll check it out: http://facebook.com/sodeliciousdairyfree

    • Kathy Hester (geekypoet) says:

      Thank you so much for your kind words and post. Perhaps I’ll have a So Delicious creamy soup week sometime soon too.

      I guess I better bring out the big oatmeal guns for the rest of the week! ; )

  2. Stephanie says:

    I am not a HUGE fan of the coconut milk brand you recommend and I was wondering if you could use canned coconut milk instead?

    • Kathy Hester says:

      You can, but it will be much heavier and have lots more calories. Just use your favorite kind of nondairy milk or even water.

  3. Do you think blackstrap molasses would be okay for this recipe? I’ve searched online for a gingerbread oatmeal recipe I like and yours looks the best.

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