Slow cooker porridge

We do so many porridge variations that people get to enjoy on our brilliant meal plans. But this is the most searched for porridge recipe of ours, EVER!

No more “I don’t have time to make porridge”. Wake up to creamy delicious slow cooker porridge made overnight with rolled oats, whole milk and honey or maple syrup.

Weave it into your life as part of an eatnaturally plan to help you get slimmer and healthier!
  • Serves
    2-3
  • Prep
    5 mins
  • Cook
    6.5 hrs
  • Difficulty
    Easy
There are a few caveats with this recipe because slow cookers vary in their heat settings and sizes. So the larger the cooker the more solid it will make your porridge because of the surface area. This is best made in a smaller cooker with some depth. One with a timer is important because any longer than 6.5 hours and you risk it drying out. Try it once and see how you need to tweak it for your own particular slow cooker. 
Ingredients
  • 100g of rolled oats
  • 1.2L of whole organic milk
  • 2-3 tbsps of acacia or mild clear honey, or maple syrup, to taste
Instructions
Lightly butter the inside of your slow cooker to help stop the porridge sticking.

Add the oats and milk and give it a good stir. Don’t add the honey yet as it can make the porridge burn more easily.

Put the lid on and set the temperature to low.

This will take no more than 6.5 hours so if your slow cooker has a timer use it, in fact a bit less is wise. Now you have time to check out the rest of your eatnaturally plan!

Wake up and eat the porridge! After adding the honey or maple syrup that is :-)

I like my porridge naked (the porridge, not me) but you can add any of these: sliced banana, chopped apricots, swirl of cream (this I do love), chopped nuts, ground brazil nuts and flaxseeed, any fruit you like.

Enjoy many porridges! Join eatnaturally for everyone and make life easier and more oaty! You'll be energised, health and happy!
Nutrition info
Oats are particularly high in manganese which is for healthy bone formation, healthy skin and helping to control blood sugar. They also give us essential fibre. A happy gut is at the heart of good health, and our gorgeous easy meal plans will make your gut the happiest it's been for a long time! 

Milk delivers calcium, it also provides a really good amount of vitamin B12 for red blood cell production, energy and DNA production and brain/nervous system health. It gives us iodine for healthy thyroid as well as vitamin D to enhance bone health.

Honey and maple syrup provide minerals.

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The family ate porridge, and believed in everything, even the weather forecast.
Saki
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