Pumpkin Oatmeal

dairy free, gluten free

Good Morning!

Honestly, can you go wrong with pumpkin?? It’s a delicious squash full of nutrients and natural sweetness. I’ve been using it so often for recipes..by the end of this season, I will be tapped. out. on pumpkin. 

Health benefits of pumpkin >> https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/pumpkin

If you make one of my other pumpkin recipes, this is a great way to use up the leftover pumpkin purée!

Favorite toppings: pumpkin seeds, splash of milk, sprinkle of cinnamon, nut butter, maple syrup drizzle, flax seeds, yogurt 

I hope you enjoy this Pumpkin Oatmeal! 

serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cups oats (use gluten free oats to make gluten free)

  • 1/3 cup dairy free milk (or milk of choice)

  • 1/3 cup water

  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree

  • 2 tsp chia seeds

  • 1 tsp maple syrup

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon)

topping options:

  • pumpkin seeds

  • splash of milk

  • sprinkle of cinnamon

  • nut butter

  • maple syrup drizzle

  • flax seeds

  • yogurt 

Instructions:

  1. Add oats, milk, water, and chia seeds to a small sauce pan over high heat and stir occasionally

  2. Once bubbling, continuously stir as you add in remaining ingredients

  3. Lower heat to medium-low and let cook for 2-5 minutes or until desired consistency, stirring constantly to prevent the oatmeal from sticking

  4. Remove from heat, transfer to bowl, add fun toppings, and enjoy!!

~balancedboppliving~

Pumpkin Oatmeal

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