Overnight Oatmeal with Apricots & Buttermilk


  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup dried apricots (or dried fruit of your choice), snipped into small pieces
  • 3 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup buttermilk, milk, or cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons wheat bran or your favourite fiber


Rub the bottom of a crock pot with butter or coconut oil. Mix the oats, sea salt and apricots. Pour in the water, milk, and vanilla and stir. Add the wheat bran or other fiber, if you want. Turn on low and cover. Cook for 7-8 hours. Serve with extra milk and sweetener if desired.

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