5 Healthy and Delicious Slow-Cooker Breakfasts for Fall

Wake up to a warm breakfast and the aromas of autumn
Slow-Cooker Apple-Spice Oatmeal

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These steel-cut oats are cooked on low heat for eight to nine hours with signature fall ingredients like apples, cranberries, cinnamon, and nutmeg. 

Whether breakfast is really the most important meal of the day is up for debate, but skipping it will surely set you up for a day of overeating. Rushing out of the house in the morning makes having breakfast difficult, but it doesn’t have to be a frantic scramble; your morning meal can be planned and cooked the night before with a slow-cooker.

 

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From a nutritional standpoint, an ideal breakfast is one that includes a balance of complex carbohydrates and protein. The low and slow heat of a Crock-Pot or other slow-cooker makes fiber-packed steel-cut oatmeal or homemade yogurt attainable breakfasts that fit your dietary needs. Slow-cooked grains and porridges are especially dense and hearty, which keeps you satiated throughout that day.

The best part of the slow-cooker, however, is its ability to imbue ingredients flavor. Adding some classic fall spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice can transform a normal bowl of oatmeal or yogurt into a seasonal treat. Take advantage of your slow-cooker and the fall flavors, and never miss breakfast again.

Here are five healthy and delicious slow-cooker breakfasts for fall. 

 

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