Cooking Time:7–8 hours
Ingredients1 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
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!
- In a large bowl, combine the water, milk, vanilla, and honey. Add the cocoa, sugar, and sea salt. Lastly, add oats.
- Coat inside of a 4-Quart slow cooker with oil or use a Slow Cooker Liner. Pour in Oatmeal mixture.
- Cover and crock on LOW 1–2 hours, and then set to WARM when you head for bed.
- 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.)