Steel Cut Oats

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

1 cup steel cut oats
4 cups of water (less water if you like thick oatmeal)
1/2 cup of half and half
1 pink lady or granny smith apple (diced)
3 cinnamon sticks
4-6 dashes of nutmeg (1tsp)
1tsp vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients into a crock-pot and cook on low for 8-10hours(overnight).  Yummy goodness when you wake up!!

Toppings or extras:
Throw in some dried cranberries or can do this in the beginning or on the top after the oats are all cooked.  Add some walnuts, pecans or sliced banana's if you want as well.  Brown sugar is not needed, as it is already taste it first :)

Yields 4-6 servings:
193calories per serving (4servings)
128 calories per serving (6servings)
Calories do not included added toppings or extra's

Black Bean Salad

1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup quartered grape tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon Olive Oil

Combine all the ingredients and toss well.

Yields: 4 servings (1/2cup each serving)
85 calories per serving, 4g fat, 3.3g protein, 14.8g carbs. 4.7g fiber

Dig in!!!!!

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