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Slow Cooker Morning Glory Oatmeal

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup no sugar added dairy free milk we used coconut milk
  • 1 cup large oats
  • 2 large grated carrots or 4 smaller ones
  • 1 small grated zucchini
  • ½ cup raisins rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger or ¼ teaspoon ground
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3 tablespoons raw pumpkin seeds
  • tablespoon grated orange zest about 1 orange
  • pinch vanilla powder (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
  • 1 or more tablespoons maple syrup or agave nectar
  • ¼ cup of either hemp hearts pumpkin seed, chopped walnuts or pecans (optional, for topping)

Instructions

  • In a large slow cooker, combine all ingredients except the last two (sweetener and toppings)
  • Set on "low" and cook overnight for 6-8 hours.
  • Serve with drizzle of maple syrup or honey and hemp hearts, seeds or toasted nuts if desired.

Notes

I cooked mine on low setting for 6 hours and it turn out great. If you plan on cooking it overnight, set your slowcooker on warm and you can leave it there for 8 hours.