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15 Slow Cooker Oatmeals And Healthy Breakfasts To Prep Overnight

Breakfast prepared at night means waking up will be less of a fight.
12/19/2014 07:00am ET | Updated January 7, 2015

A daily ritual of breakfast in bed is a long-shot wish: You might be able to swing it if you've got buckets of money and a crumb catcher built into your sheets.

The next-best thing? A healthy breakfast, more elaborate than a bowl of cereal or a sad granola bar, all ready for you as you groggily wake. A meal that'll lure you out of bed with its aroma alone. A kitchen overflowing with the scent of hot breakfast even before your alarm goes off. This is all possible.

With a tiny bit of prep work the night before, you can have anything from a piping hot serving of lavishly accessorized breakfast quinoa from the slow cooker to carrot cake overnight oats come morning . You'll hardly have to lift a finger -- just a spoon -- to enjoy a breakfast fit for a king.

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole
Iowa Girl Eats
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2
Slow Cooker Vanilla Bean Steel Cut Oats
The Nutritious Kitchen
3
Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls
Creme de la Crumb
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4
Slow Cooker Easy Quiche
A Spicy Perspective
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5
Slow Cooker Quinoa Energy Bar
Food Faith Fitness
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6
Slow Cooker Apple Pie Oatmeal
Domesticate-Me
7
Slow Cooker Veggie Omelette
Diethood
8
Slow Cooker Sticky Pecan Buns
Amy's Healthy Baking
9
Slow Cooker Vanilla Bean And Almond French Toast
The Naptime Chef
10
Crock Pot Tater Tot Egg Bake
Julie's Eats & Treats
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11
Slow Cooker Cheese Grits
Spicy Southern Kitchen
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12
Slow Cooker Creamy Banana French Toast
Diethood

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1
Maple Brown-Sugar Oatmeal With Sweet Potato
Foodie Crush
2
Crunchy Baked Oatmeal With Caramelized Strawberries
How Sweet It Is
3
Breakfast Quinoa
How Sweet It Is
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4
Apple-Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal
Annie's Eats
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5
Black Cherry And Walnut Baked Oatmeal
A Beautiful Mess
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6
Hot Oatmeal, 9 Ways
A Beautiful Mess
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7
Savory Sriracha Oatmeal
The Sriracha Cookbook Blog
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8
Steel Cut Oats With Apples And Raisins
Annie's Eats
9
Chocolate Chip Blueberry Breakfast Quinoa
How Sweet It Is
10
Carrot Cake Oatmeal
Annie's Eats
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11
"Perfect Oatmeal"
Blooming On Bainbridge
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12
Vanilla & Brown Sugar Breakfast Polenta
Brown Eyed Baker
13
Toasted Coconut Oatmeal
Macheesmo
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14
"Instant Oatmeal That Doesn't Suck"
Macheesmo
15
Oatmeal With Kimchi & Fried Egg
Mango & Tomato
16
Dark Chocolate Oatmeal
Pastry Affair
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17
Steel Cut Oats With Caramelized Onions & Ricotta
In Jennie's Kitchen
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18
Creme Brulee Oatmeal
Steamy Kitchen
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19
Chai Oatmeal
Dinner With Julie
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20
Nutella Oatmeal With Sliced Bananas
Simply Scratch
21
Chocolate Cherry Overnight Oats
Edible Perspective
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22
Steel Cut Oatmeal With Maple Sautéed Apples
Erin's Food Files