Wake up to a warm breakfast and the aromas of autumn
Homemade Crock-Pot Yogurt
The bacteria and probiotics in yogurt help with your gut’s digestive functions, and the fermented dairy product adds a substantial amount of protein to your diet. All you need to make your own homemade yogurt is a half-gallon of milk, a half cup of plain yogurt as your starter, and about 12 hours. Add some fall flare to yogurt by mixing in a tablespoon of apple butter or topping it with a dusting of cinnamon. Click here for the recipe.
Slow-Cooker Apple-Spice Oatmeal
These steel-cut oats are cooked on low heat for eight to nine hours with signature fall ingredients like apples, cranberries, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Slow-cooking the oats gives them a hearty texture that simply can’t be replicated in the microwave. Click here for the recipe.
Slow-Cooker Overnight Porridge
Slow-Cooker Pumpkin French Toast
Pumpkin French toast is a fitting addition to any fall brunch menu, but you might be surprised to hear that this dish is pretty healthy because the only sweetener a one-third cup of brown sugar. Most of the flavor comes from the canned pumpkin and other fall-inspired seasonings include cinnamon, vanilla extract, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves. Click here for the recipe.
Slow-Cooking Stone-Ground Grits
Stone-ground grits are bigger than quick-cooking grits; they also retain more of the rich corn flavor. Cooking grits on the stovetop requires hours of cooking and stirring, but the slow-cooker solves both of those problems. A warm bowl of grits topped with a little shredded cheese is a filling breakfast that will prevent the midday munchies. Click here for the recipe.