Apple and Cinnamon Steelcut Oats (Crockpot) / Weekly Recap

Hi Everyone,

Big day today!!!  I have for you a delish, comforting, please all recipe, a super fab giveaway and my weekly recap!!  So let’s get the ball rolling and let me show you what I woke up to this morning!!

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Yah baby!  This is my Apple and Cinnamon Overnight Oatmeal.  It is amazing!  It’s creamy, filling and so darn delicious!  My Husband actually asked me for a bowl of it this morning.  After all who can resist the smell of apples and cinnamon when you wake up?  You have to remember this is a big deal, since my Husband never eats breakfast!!!

I made this overnight oatmeal in my new Crock-Pot® Create-A-Crock™ slow cooker!  I am so loving my new funky design, check it out!

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I went to the Crock-Pot® Create-A-Crock™ slow cooker and they now have a design your own Crockpot, called Create-A-Crock!  You can even add photos to it!  I skipped out on adding the photos because I couldn’t decide what I wanted.  I spent days trying to decide and I opted for skipping on the photos!  It would make a great Christmas gift for Grandma, by putting pictures of the grand kids or in my case my grand dogs on it.  Or create a football themed crockpot and add photos of your Husband or Kids at the big game!  Bring it out during football season!  Your Hubby’s friends would get a kick out of it.  Totally cool!!

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I am loving my funky pink circles!  It’s so me!!!  To make my overnight oatmeal, all I did was add some steelcut oats, water, apples, vanilla and a pinch of cinnamon to a bowl that fit inside my crockpot, filled the outside of the bowl with water and went to bed.  Eight hours later I had creamy, hot delicious breakfast waiting for me.  When I saw the weather last night they said high 48  and I knew it would be hard to get out of bed, yet stand in my cold kitchen and make breakfast.  Not today I didn’t.  I threw on my pink bathrobe, ran to the kitchen and grabbed me some hot comforting oats.  I cozied up in front of the tv as I watched my cooking shows.  Perfect morning!!!  Here is the oatmeal before I turned on my new Crockpot.

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I didn’t add any sugar to my oats because my family has all different kinds of taste when it comes to oatmeal.  My Husband loves lots and lots of brown sugar, Little Jenny likes little sugar and me, I like maple syrup with a dollop of peanut butter!  Amazing and healthy too!!  Here are the oats fresh out of the Crockpot.

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Just look how creamy and delicious it looks!  This makes for a wonderful, filling breakfast for a school or workday morning.  No fuss no mess!!!  I chose this method of placing the oats in a separate bowl, because I didn’t want it to burn and I knew I wanted 8 hours of sleep so I wouldn’t have to wake-up and worry about burnt oatmeal.  There is no way I would want to scrub that in the morning!!!  If you have leftover oatmeal, you can always refrigerate it for a few days and heat it up in the microwave.  Unfortunately we do not have any leftovers, so I will be making it again this week!!

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Apple & Cinnamon Oatmeal - Crockpot
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 3½ cups
  • Serving size: A little over 1 cup
Prep time: 
Total time: 
A hearty thick bowl of steelcut oats made with apples and cinnamon and slow cooked in the crockpot.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup steelcut oats
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon, ground
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, diced
  • 1 pinch salt
Instructions
  1. In a bowl that will fit in your crockpot, add all of your ingredients and stir. Place the bowl in the crockpot and than fill the crockpot with water until the water comes up at least half way of the inner bowl. Set the your crockpot on low for 6 - 8 hours.
  2. Serve with brown sugar, maple syrup or nuts.
Notes
Calories per bowl: 231.2, Fat: 3.4, Sodium: 105, Potassium: 55, Carbs: 43, Fiber: 6.6, Sugar: 14, Protein: 6.7

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Ready for the giveaway?   Crock-Pot® Create-A-Crock™ slow cooker is  nice enough to let me give one of my readers a Crock-Pot Calendar Cookbook, three Crock-Pot seasoning mixes and a Crock-Pot slotted spoon.

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To win this fabulous little gift pack all you have to do is answer this question:  On the Create a Crockpot Website what design would you get?  Lots of choices from football teams to stripes, polk-a dots and Zebra and more.  Just go to  Crock-Pot® Create-A-Crock™ website here.

For extra entries:  Just be sure you tell me you did so

  • Sign up for email/subscribe to Peanut Butter and Peppers
  • Follow me on Twitter @JenatPBandP
  • Tweet my giveaway:   Win a Crockpot Gift Pack at Peanut Butter and Peppers http://wp.me/p2aEXh-2n0 @JenatPBandP #crockpotchic
  • Follow Peanut Butter and Peppers on Facebook and or Crockpot Slow Cooker
  • Follow me on Pintrest
  • Pin one of my recipes

I’ll pick a winner on Wednesday, December 19th and post the winner on Thursday’s blog.

Now for this weeks Weekly Recap

Monday:  Pomegranate Citrus Juice – This is so refreshing!!  My family just loved it!!!  The combination of pomegranates and oranges is wonderful together!

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Tuesday:  Sundried Tomato and Pesto Quick Bread – Loving this bread!  So good with soup and pasta and it’s healthy too!!!

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Wednesday:  Reese’s Monster Cookies – I love these cookies!  I gave them away for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap.  A thick cookie Reese’s Piece’s and Peanut Butter Chips.

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Thursday:  Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprints – Oh my!!  A perfect replica of a Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich!!  This is one cookie that you can’t keep your hands out of the cookie jar!!

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Friday:  Blueberry Muffin Bread – This bread is a perfect match to the traditional Blueberry Muffin!  It’s healthy and sweet!!!

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Saturday:  Candied Nuts – Oh my gosh!  I wish I never made these!!  I want to give them as a gift but I ate so many of them, that I don’t have very many left!  I guess I need to make more!!  Don’t forget I posted the link to watch Santa feed the reindeer’s before his big day!

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Well my Friends!  Time for me to make another Crock-Pot recipe!  I am thinking soup!!  My Husband has to go to the dentist so I have to make something that I know he can eat and is filling too!!!  Loving my Crock-Pot!!

Have a great Sunday!  Don’t forget to enter the CrockPot Gift Pack Giveaway!!!

Toodles,

Jen

P.S.  This weeks craving is Chocolate Peppermint Loaf Bread!  I can’t get enough of peppermint and chocolate together!

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Comments

  1. Howdy! Pease enter me in the giveaway. So far I’ve:
    -subscribed by email
    (sorry I don’t Twitter)
    -However, I did share the givaway on FB!
    -I’m following you on both PB&P and Crockpot
    (sorry, I don’tPinterest)

    Thank you so very much!
    Jenn Nashoba
    AKA: “Mother Clucker’s Farm/The Egg Report” on FB (pls message me there if a winner… thanks!!)

  2. I would love to win a Pittsburgh Steelers crockpot! Thanks for such a fun giveaway! Go Steelers!

  3. I receive your emails! Look forward to reading them when the posts hits my inbox!

  4. Follow you on Facebook!

  5. I follow you on Pinterest!

  6. I always look forward to your emails. You’ve given followers some great low-fat, low-sugar recipes!

  7. Please enter me, I only follow you by email but I love every email I receive. I look forward to recipes and the background you share
    I love how you get excited about cooking. YOU INSPIRE ME :)

  8. Great post. I’m watching cooking shows this morning too! I’m a big Packer fan so I’d definitely have to get a Green Bay Crock Pot.

  9. I follow you on email(g+) and I would choose the zebra stripe crockpot.

  10. I follow you on pinterest!

  11. I love the Eggplant Damask, think I would have that one, I’ve tweeted, and my Twitter is linked to FB so will show up on both. I use my Crock-Pot all the time and don’t know what I’d do without it. I follow you on Twitter, FB & Pinterest and also receive emails :)

  12. I would pick the Philadelphia Eagles design

  13. Follow you on twitter as mummytotwoboys1

  14. Confirmed email subscriber

  15. Follow you on pinterest as mummytotwoboys1

  16. Barbara Boucher says:

    I follow you on Pinterest. My choice is the 2.5 quart size in Paw Prints. I’ve been wanting a small one to go with my larger crock pot.

  17. Rusty *Sarah* H says:

    The zebra stripe would be great.
    I subscribed to email
    I followed on Twitter and tweeted
    https://twitter.com/sgholmgren/status/280354552157466624
    I follow Peanut Butter and Peppers and Crockpot Slow Cooker on FB
    Follow on Pintrest
    Pinned Apple and Cinnamon Overnight Oatmeal

  18. Great giveaway! I would love to have the Touch Screen Crock Pot – such a cool gadget, and would be a good upgrade from my current workhorse. Thanks for sharing, Jennifer!

  19. Giselle R. says:

    I would choose the beach theme for my custom crockpot. I also follow you on facebook and pinterest.

  20. Linda Allen says:

    I saw a yellow patterned on I really liked.

  21. I would get the pink anchors! I love nautical themed things :)

  22. I really like the peacock theme :)

  23. I am already subscribed to your blog

  24. I already follow you on twitter

  25. I already like your FB page and I just liked the slow cooker FB page

  26. I already follow you on Pinterest

  27. I would choose purple dots.

  28. Email subscriber.

  29. Helen McConkey says:

    I love your recipes… I am going to make the oatmeal tonight!

  30. On the Create a Crockpot Website what design would you get? I’d get the Baby Owls design! I love that one!

  31. This is Dallas Cowboys country, so that’s my first choice!

  32. I follow you on Pinterest as Blue Strong!

  33. I pinned your Overnight Crockpot Oatmeal as Blue Strong on the board Slow Cooker! One of many pinned! :)

  34. Katy Miles says:

    I follow you on Pinterest as katymiles77!

  35. Katy Miles says:

    I follow you on Facebook too! I picked the Beach design and add my own pictures to it!

  36. I like the black damask

  37. Jennifer, I love your crockpot, it’s the cutest i’ve EVER seen and I thick it totally fits your fun personality – it makes fabulous looking oatmeal too!

  38. Love love the crockpot. I would get a white smart cooker and put black design on it with black and white photos of my family. The meals you cook bring family together so it would be great to have your family on the cooker! I follow you on Pinterest and blog!!

  39. i would probably go for the beach or the damask in lavendar

  40. alreaqdy a substrber

  41. oh that is the cutest pink crockpot! And the oatmeal looks delicious. We have oatmeal almost every morning and I will definitely use your recipe!

  42. I always make my oatmeal in a crock pot. I use the steel cut oatmeal and it’s wonderful to wake up to the aroma of it cooking. I’d choose the black damask pattern. Would fit my kitchen decor. :)

  43. I love using the crockpot at least once a week!! I am rarely home and it makes it so easy to eat home cooked meals :)

  44. I love the create your own idea – think I may have to go buy a new crock pot! I would choose the blue paw print design

  45. I follow you on twitter – SarahLou1976

  46. I tweeted the giveaway – SarahLou1976

  47. I like your Facebook page :)

  48. Christine Savinelli says:

    I’d choose the Crock-Pot Countdown Touch Screen Slow Cooker 6.5qt.!

  49. I follow Peanut Butter & Peppers on Facebook!

  50. Crock pot black damask, follow facebook pb & peppers, crock pot facebook, follow pintrest.

  51. I would love the zebra one!

  52. I really like the zebra print or the damask black.

  53. George Gainer Jr. says:

    I would pick the New Orleans Saints print for the crock pot. I subscribe to emails, follow you on Twitter, tweeted the giveaway, and follow Peanut Butter and Peppers on FB.

  54. I would love the zebra stiped design.

  55. following on twitter
    bettycd

  56. folflowing on pinterest
    bettynj

  57. Like Peanut Butter and peppers on FB
    betty dennis

  58. pinned your Chicken Potpie Soup recipe
    http://pinterest.com/pin/415386765600540059/

  59. They have so many cool designs that I just can’t decide right now. Probably b/c I have to much on my mind! Lol.

  60. I’m already a subscriber by email!

  61. On the create a crock pot site, I’d get the 2.5 quart with purple polkadots! Also following on pinterest, Facebook, liked crock on Facebook & pinned your yummy sounding apple cider pancakes! Oh- almost forgot, subscribed to your newsletter too!

  62. I’d LOVE a 49ers crockpot!

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