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Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

With six core ingredients and only 15 minutes of active prep time, this pumpkin spiced oatmeal is the prefect choice for any fall morning!
Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

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Want a comforting breakfast recipe to cozy up to on these chilly, autumn mornings? Filled with fiber and helpful in lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of heart disease, oatmeal is a great choice. This warm cereal can be pretty darn delicious, especially when jazzed up with healthy proteins, low-fat dairy, and fruits and veggies. Try a take on a traditional favorite Thanksgiving treat and enjoy Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal for a healthy breakfast, perfect for any fall morning!

Serves 1

What You'll Need:

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup low fat, skim, soy, or almond milk
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  •  1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt

Optional Toppings: 

  • 1 tbsp chopped pecans
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Splash of milk
  • Crumbled graham cracker

What to Do:

  1. In a medium sized pot, heat the oats and milk of choice over medium heat.
  1. When it comes to a low boil, turn the heat down to medium-low and add pumpkin.  Heat and stir for 5-7 minutes.
  1. Add spices and vanilla and stir frequently for another 5-7 minutes.
  1. Pour into a bowl and add toppings.
  1. Grab your slippers, a good book, a cute puppy, and enjoy!

(Adapted from Oh She Glows)

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