Saturday, December 12, 2009
Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
With the race weekend over and academic classes almost complete, I feel like I can finally sit down and share something I have been munching on during these cold winter mornings. I know a number of people have their own special additions to oatmeal and I would love to hear your ideas! Here is my super simple pumpkin pie oatmeal.
1 packet plain instant oatmeal
1/4 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup water
pumpkin pie spice, to taste
stevia, to taste
Mix, microwave, enjoy!
I have also used my homemade frozen steel-cut oats and bulked it up with the pumpkin and seasonings. It is a perfect pumpkin pie substitute and a warm filling breakfast.
So how do you do your oats in the winter?
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I'm still trying to like oats. The toppings and mixes look and sound great, but something about the texture of the oats get me. I'll keep trying though!
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pumpkin pie oatmeal sounds like a great yummy breakfast!
I love this! awesome!
I usually do a maple and brown sugar oatmeal... nuked in the microwave and gobbled up
Mmmmm, I will be making this soon. Sounds wonderful. I usually eat a packet of organic cranberry instant oatmeal, handful of frozen berries (usually blackberries), add the water and microwave for 2 minutes, stir in splenda and top with a drizzle of honey and a little granola. It keeps me full all morning long and it is sooooo good!
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