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Pumpkin Oatmeal

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 8 ingredients

This is a wonderful way to get into the holiday spirit at breakfast time, not to mention a whole load of cancer fighting nutrients too. This pumpkin oatmeal recipe is perfect for almost any...


Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsweetened pumpkin puree
  • 1½ cups regular, almond milk or soy milk
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (See Ann’s Tips)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped roasted pecans or walnuts
  • Maple syrup

Nutrition Facts

Calories

318 cals

Fat

15 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

6 g

Monounsaturated Fat

12 g

Carbohydrates

44 g

Sugar

9 g

Fiber

9 g

Protein

9 g

Sodium

424 mg

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the pumpkin puree, milk, raisins, pumpkin pie spice and salt until smooth. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add the oatmeal, then turn down the heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the oats are tender, about 8 minutes.
  3. Serve topped with pecans and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Chef Tips

1. If you do not have pumpkin pie spice, use ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon, ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg and ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves.

2. If you have a busy morning, combine all the ingredients and keep in the refrigerator and cook for just 3 to 5 minutes in the morning.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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