Pumpkin-Pie Oats Recipe

Pumpkin-Pie Oats Recipe

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.

Ingredients:

Serves 1

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

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Directions:

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!

5. Enjoy!

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Danielle Wesierski is an international model turned Holistic Nutritionist (CNP) with a passion for food and culture. The desire to look and feel your best, combined with the importance of eating whole foods, inspired these recipes that transform healthy food into flavorful dishes! Visit her blog for more recipes begoodtoyourbody.ca