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Easy and Healthy Christmas Breakfast

easy healthy Christmas breakfast

My aunt made these. Aren’t they beautiful?!

Sometimes people think that I eat healthy 24-7-365. I do eat healthy. But I do also indulge. Especially this time of year. It’s hard not to when sweets and treats are all around. And, why would I want to miss out? I don’t!

But sometimes even the delicious goodies get tiresome. I start to dislike feeling the sugar highs and lows. I remember why I like to eat healthy–I feel better! So, I back away from the boxes of chocolate, the decorated cookies, and the egg nog (I like the almond milk or coconut milk versions). And I look for my usual healthy food.

Healthy Christmas Breakfast

Oatmeal is my usual breakfast. I’ve mentioned that a few times in my blogs, and I use my rice cooker to make my oatmeal overnight

But sometimes I want to fancy it up a bit. This recipe offers a balance of healthy, while feeling like it’s a treat. I think I’m going to make this easy and healthy Christmas breakfast.

Apple Pie Oatmeal in a Slow Cooker
Healthy and easy enough to have every day. But yummy enough to feel like a treat.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup steel-cut oats (choose gluten-free if you want or need to)
  2. 4 cups unsweetened almond milk
  3. 2 medium apples, chopped
  4. 1 tsp coconut oil
  5. 1 tsp cinnamon
  6. 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  7. 2 T maple syrup (or honey) * you can modify the amount based on your own sweet tooth
Instructions
  1. Add everything to your slow cooker
  2. Stir
  3. Cook on low for 8 hours (or high for 4 hours)
  4. Stir it again before serving in bowls and adding your fave topping (raisins, slices of apple, pear, cacao nibs, your choice)
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