Oatmeal may not be quite as fast as cereal to prep, but studies show it'll keep you full longer [wysiwyg:citation:%3Ca+href%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov%2Fpubmed%2F25612907%22+rel%3D%22%22%3EEffects+of+oatmeal+and+corn+flakes+cereal+breakfasts+on+satiety%2C+gastric+emptying%2C+glucose%2C+and+appetite-related+hormones%3C%2Fa%3E.+Geliebter%2C+A.%2C+Grillot%2C+C.L.%2C+Aviram-Friedman%2C+R.%2C+et+al.+Annals+of+Nutrition+and+Metabolism%2C+2015%3B66%282-3%29%3A93-103.][wysiwyg:citation:%3Ca+href%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov%2Fpubmed%2F24024772%22+rel%3D%22%22%3EAcute+effect+of+oatmeal+on+subjective+measures+of+appetite+and+satiety+compared+to+a+ready-to-eat+breakfast+cereal%3A+a+randomized+crossover+trial%3C%2Fa%3E.+Rebello%2C+C.J.%2C+Johnson+W.D.%2C+Martin%2C+C.K.%2C+et+al.+Journal+of+the+American+College+of+Nutrition%2C+2013%3B32%284%29%3A272-9.]. This take on the Thanksgiving favorite has all those familiar, comforting flavors so you can enjoy a taste of the holiday any day of the year.

Recipe adapted from Oh She Glows.

9 Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup (optional)
  • Pinch cinnamon (optional)

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 304
  • Protein 12 g
  • Carbs 41 g
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Sugars 16 g
  • Sodium 404 mg
  • Fat 11 g
  • Saturated 5 g
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Directions

  1. In a pot over medium heat, cook oats and milk until boiling.
  2. Turn heat to medium-low and add pumpkin. Stir for 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add spices and vanilla, and stir frequently for another 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Pour into a bowl and add toppings as desired.