Spice up your oatmeal with this autumn oats recipe! A half cup serving of pumpkin has 100 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin A. It also boasts 4 grams of fiber and only 42 calories which makes it an excellent weight management food. Perfect for breakfast, this tasty oatmeal also makes a sweet guilt-free dessert.
1 cup of almond milk
½ cup of large gluten-free oats
1 banana, chopped
1/8 tsp of cinnamon
½ cup of canned organic pumpkin
dash of nutmeg
dash of cloves
handful of pecans
1. In a small pot add almond milk, oats, cinnamon and chopped banana; heat on med-high and cover for a few minutes.
2. Uncover and mash banana with a fork, cover and turn down to medium. Continue to cook for 10 minutes, uncovering to mash the banana and mix some more.
3. After about 10 minutes stir in the pumpkin and cover for another 2 minutes. Turn off heat and add the nutmeg, cloves and another dash of cinnamon.
4. Top off with pecans and enjoy with a cup of Bigelow’s Pumpkin Spice Tea!
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