• 1 c. steel-cut oats, gluten free, (Bob Red's Mill has gluten free oats)
  • 4 c. water
  • 1/2 c. coconut milk or vanilla almond milk
  • 2 T. cocoa powder
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 2 T. coconut palm sugar
  • 2 T. raw honey
  • Nuts, for garnish

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Breakfast of champions?  Check.  Feed the chocolate craving first thing in the morning? Check. Slow Cooker “Gluten Free” Hot Cocoa Oatmeal is a hearty and flavorful oatmeal that gives you a protein and chocolate fix in one!

  1. In a large bowl, combine the water, milk, vanilla, and honey. Add the cocoa, sugar, and sea salt. Lastly, add oats.
  2. Coat inside of a 4-Quart slow cooker with oil or use a Slow Cooker Liner. Pour in Oatmeal mixture.
  3. Cover and crock on LOW 1-2 hours, and then set to WARM when you head for bed.
  4. In the morning, give the oatmeal a good stir and top with some shaved chocolate and nuts to serve.(Note: If you like it really sweet, you can always add more honey or sugar right before serving.)

Happy Crocking!

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Paleo Hot Cocoa Oatmeal

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