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