Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

Quick and tasty hot breakfast

When I was little my mom would cook rice porridge with pumpkin. She wanted to encourage eating healthy food.

Thinking about my childhood I decided to make oatmeal with pumpkin. I know some kids don’t like to eat cooked vegetables. Sometimes blending veggies into purée is a great idea to “hide” healthy ingredients into a dish. For this tasty recipe the kids don’t even notice the pumpkin in the oatmeal (at least smaller ones). You can sprinkle the oatmeal with extra cinnamon and nutmeg for a bit of spice.

Enjoy!

oatmeal pumpkin spice

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

Quick and tasty breakfast
Course Breakfast
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Cooking pot

Ingredients
  

  • 120 grams rolled oats
  • 450 grams water
  • 100 grams pumpkin raw
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions
 

  • Cut pumpkin into cubes and bake it in the oven or cook it in a pot.
  • Blend pumpkin into purée.
  • Bring water to a boil in a pot.
  • Place oatmeal into the pot and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from stove.
  • Add pumpkin purée, cinnamon, maple syrup and nutmeg to the oatmeal and serve hot.
Keyword oil-free, sugar-free

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