Slow Cooker Orange Coconut Oatmeal

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It’s spring and my thoughts turn to green smoothies in the morning. I’m not giving up on oatmeal, but I probably won’t be posting a new oatmeal everyday for a awhile. I’m going to try and post a few of my smoothies over at Busy vegan in the neat future. I have experimented with a […]

Slow Cooker Orange-Flower, Date and Spice Oatmeal

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You may be tired of hearing it – but I love spring! The flowers, picking greens and lettuce out of my tiny garden, even the fact that I enjoy being outside again are all great reasons. It’s also my birthday month, so I guess coming into the world with all these lovely smells didn’t hurt […]

Slow Cooker Chocolate Walnut Blondie Oatmeal

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Cheryl loves walnuts and chocolate and wants me to make a batch of blondies or brownies. This is what I made for instead and she was actually happy with it! Make this into a brownie oatmeal by adding a few teaspoons of cocoa in the night before. Either way it’s bound to make a Friday […]

Slow Cooker Blueberry Lavender Rosewater Oatmeal

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I had the best lavender latte the other day and it got me craving some lavender oatmeal. This oatmeal is over the top and adds rosewater and blueberries to complement the lavender flavor. If you hate the flavors of rose or lavender this probably isn’t the oatmeal for you. But if you like them you’ll be in […]

Slow Cooker Banana Hazelnut Torte Oatmeal

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I love making oatmeal that remind me of  favorite desserts. This tastes like  a cake I had almost 20 years ago. (Or at least what it’s become in my mind.) The banana and chocolate go perfectly with the flavor of the hazelnuts.  This is a really simple oatmeal to throw together before you go to bed. You can […]

Slow Cooker Hot Cross Bun Oatmeal

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Happy Monday everyone! The weekend here was a little gloomy until yesterday afternoon when the sun finally came out. It was amazing! I’m hoping for a little more sun today to keep me perky. There has definitely been too many blah days the past week. This time Spring weather needs to come and stay! This […]

Slow Cooker Bourbon Pecan Pie Oatmeal

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The good news is this oatmeal definitely tastes more like dessert than most. The bad news is that it’s higher in calories than most too. It’s a perfect end of the week reward. You can use 1/2 the topping to make it more in line with the calories on the other oatmeals. Brown rice syrup is kinda high in calories and […]

Slow Cooker Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Oatmeal

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You know I can’t go too long without a cake flavored oatmeal for breakfast. This oatmeal can brighten up the most dreary day with a vanilla base flecked with pineapple and chopped cherries. I finally decided I’m going to  Eat Write Retreat in May and will hopefully learn some cool tips. I will definitely learn something about taking pictures, […]

Slow Cooker Banana Walnut Bread Oatmeal

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There’s nothing more soothing than a slice of homemade  banana bread. Find your comfort in this nutritious bowl of oats. It’s perfect to make for one of those days when you have a tough meeting, or just a too-busy day. Slow Cooker Banana Walnut Bread Oatmeal 2 to 3 servings **This recipe uses a smaller […]

Slow Cooker Strawberry Lemonade Oatmeal

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All I need is a few days in the 60s to be ready for Spring. A few days in the 80s and then I don’t want to go back! The weather here in NC obviously doesn’t share my opinion. It’s been cold and rainy  – I even had to scrape ice off my car the […]