Spice up your morning with a warm bowl of pumpkin pie–spiced oatmeal. Nutty oatmeal is cooked up with pumpkin puree and sweetened with a touch of honey. With this scrumptious pumpkin pie oatmeal, maybe you can forgo your pumpkin spice addiction (then again, maybe not!).
Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
- 2 cups (490 grams) low-fat milk
- 1 cup (240 grams) water
- 2 1/2 cups (200 grams) uncooked quick oats (certified gluten-free, if necessary)
- 1/4 cup (60 grams) canned pumpkin puree (certified gluten-free, if necessary)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 2 tablespoons honey
NOTE: No pumpkin spice? No problem! Add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg to the bread batter instead.
In a saucepan, combine milk and water and heat over medium-low heat for 2–3 minutes. Add oats, pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, salt and pumpkin pie spice to the pot, then stir until well combined. Allow the oatmeal to simmer for 2–3 minutes.
If the oatmeal is too thick, stir in a tablespoon of water at a time until it reaches the desired consistency.
Add honey, and stir. Enjoy!
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 cup oatmeal (230 grams)
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 284; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 8mg; Sodium: 231mg; Carbohydrate: 45g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 13g
Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 267mg; Iron: 14%; Vitamin A: 40%; Vitamin C: 6%; Calcium: 21%