Baked Almond Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

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I’ve been on a donut kick this weekend and this is the batch that got me started. I wanted a sweet treat with little or no white sugar and low-fat as well. Not always an easy feat. I’m not giving up white sugar altogether, but I would like to be able to use stevia instead […]

It’s Finally Nog Season!

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Many of you know about my oatmeal addiction, but did you know I tend to hoard vegan nog? At the end of the season I buy extra to last me through the rest of the cold, dark winter. So the end of October or beginning of November I start looking for it to appear on […]

Slow Cooker Coconut Banana Pecan Coffee Cake Oatmeal

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Sorry I missed posting the last 2 days. I have a confession to make. I spent those 2 days oatmeal-less. I cheated on my oatmeal with vegan sausage biscuits and I have to admit it was pretty darn tasty! Of course, what really made it special was that I ate them on Halloween biscuits. I […]

Slow Cooker Almond Macaroon Oatmeal

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This oatmeal is not based on the super fancy French macaroons. I grew up with macaroon cookies that were big piles of moist coconut that sometimes had almonds or chocolate chips in them. It has a bold and soothing flavor  plus it’s easy to throw together in the slow cooker when you think you just can’t do […]

Slow Cooker Coconut Cake Oatmeal

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I thought a yummy, moist coconut cake would be a great way to end Southern dessert oatmeal week. This is modeled after my favorite that has gooey white frosting on the outside, but a hint of lemon between the cake layers.

Italian Creme Cake Oatmeal – the Oatmeal Daydreams Are Made Of

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This oatmeal is based on another one of my favorite Southern cakes. The name makes you think it comes from Italy, but no it’s just another delicious idea from the Southern US. I’ve seen this made with walnuts or pecans or both. The nuts are usually in the batter with the coconut in the icing, but I’ve had so many variations I don’t think it really matters. Plus it’s oatmeal and you will mix it all together anyhow!

German Chocolate Cake Oatmeal – The Oatmeal of Incentive

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It’s day 7 of love your oatmeal week! This has some elements of the Almond Joy oatmeal, but this time we’ll be topping our oatmeal with a decadent pecan, coconut, caramel ‘icing’. If you need to have a lower key (or calorie)  breakfast just sweeten with your favorite sweetener and top with chopped pecans and coconut. I wasn’t feeling […]

Almond Joy Oatmeal – The Oatmeal of Love

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Happy Valentine’s day and day 1 of love your oatmeal week! It doesn’t matter if you’re making this for your special one or as a special treat to yourself – you can’t go wrong with coconut, almond, chocolate oatmeal. Almond Joy Oatmeal 2 to 3 servings **This recipe uses a smaller slow cooker that’s 1 1/2 […]