Eating a warming, nourishing breakfast when it’s cold helps to kick-start those dreary days – especially if you’re pregnant or chasing after tiny tots.
There’s no need to relegate the slow cooker to dinner duties, it’s the perfect cooking companion to get a hearty breakfast on the table with minimum effort. Whether you like a sweet twist to the most important meal of the day or love a savoury cook up, here are nine slow cooker breakfasts that will make mornings super easy.
Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa
A feast for the eyes as well as the belly, Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa, created by ifoodreal, will cook overnight and be ready for a burst of fresh fruit in the morning.
Slow Cooker Breakfast Burritos
Burritos for brekkie? Yes, please! Slow Cooker Breakfast Burritos can be wrapped up in the morning after cooking overnight – perfect for popping into a foil parcel and taking to early morning weekend sports. (via Pretty Providence)
Slow Cooker Bread
This one won’t take all night to cook, and it only takes seven minutes to prep. So you can pop it on early, and it’ll be ready for a smattering of honey or peanut butter in under two hours. (via eazy peazy meals)
Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Almond Granola
A delight for anyone with a sweet tooth, filling Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Almond Granola will get you going in the morning. Get the full recipe at The Seasoned Mom.
Slow Cooker Breakfast Frittata
A brilliant breakfast that will give you some equally delish leftovers for dinner, you can throw anything you like into a Slow Cooker Breakfast Frittata. Just follow the recipe at Running to the Kitchen to get you started.
Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats
A nourishing breakfast for mums-to-be or breastfeeding mummas, Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats are nutty and bitey and satisfying. (via Don’t Waste the Crumbs)
Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole
Think of Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole as an all-in-one big breakfast. Throw in eggs, sausage and a few other tasty morsels and you have a hearty brekkie to keep the family going until lunch. (via Taste of Home)
Slow Cooker Pancake Cake
This is another one that can be prepped early in the morning if you’re feeding a crowd. Who would’ve thought you can make pancakes in the slow cooker?! (via tbsp.)
Slow Cooker Banana French Toast
A decadent breakfast that would make a spectacular brunch on a lazy Sunday, Slow Cooker Banana French Toast is heaven on a plate. (via Diethood)
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