Sweet Potatoes are not a Nightshade

Avoiding nightshades is hard.  I’m constantly saying “I can’t eat that.”  In the winter it is nice to have something hearty and warm.   I currently think one of the easiest ways to make sweet potatoes is in the crockpot.  I wrap them in foil.  No wholes poked in them. No oil.  Just the sweet potatoes wrapped in foil.  I put them in the crockpot on low for 8 hours.

When the 8 hours are up I take them out.  Leave them in the foil and allow them to cool.  I store them in the refrigerator.  When I want one, I unwrap, split in half and heat it up in the microwave.



Oatmeal in the Crock-Pot – What’s for Breakfast?

January is National Oatmeal Month.  I love oatmeal,  I eat it ll year round.  I just recently started making it in the crock-pot so I only need to make it once a week.  I store the cooked oatmeal in the refrigerator and heat it up a serving at a time in the microwave.  I’ve been having my oatmeal in the morning with SoDelicious Coconut Milk Eggnog on top.  I also like to top oatmeal with brown sugar.  I am pretty much a purist when it comes to oatmeal.  Maybe one of this years goals will be to try new oatmeal toppings.  What is your favorite topping for oatmeal?



Oatmeal in the Crock-Pot

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 2 cups Gluten-Free Steel Cut Oats
  • 6 cups Water


  1. Place oatmeal and water in crock-pot, set on low for the night.
  2. If you would prefer to add some sweetener feel free to add a half cup of brown sugar or other sweetener.
  3. In the morning give the oatmeal a stir and transfer to a container to keep in the refrigerator for the week.

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