• 2 cups old fashioned oats (I get this in bulk from my food co-op, if you used the quick cooking ones, it might be even creamier)
  • 6 cups water, I think you need more than usual because of the long cooking time
  • cinnamon (optional)
  • dried fruits (optional)
  • spices (optional)
  • 1 Put the oats and the water, along with anything else you want to add to the mix in the crock pot, turn on to low, and go to bed thinking about what a great breakfast you're going to have!
  • 2 I scoop it out of the crock pot and eat it with maple syrup, or blueberry syrup, or pourable fruit, and soy milk–yum!
  • 3 To reheat leftovers, I usually add a little water, and stir it a couple of times while microwaving until it's hot.
  • 4 You can add other flavorings as you like, such as dried fruits, other sweet spices, diced apples, etc.
  • 5 I usually put raisins on after it's cooked because I like them chewy.
  • 6 I've been meaning to try dried cranberries.