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Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal

Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal

Eric-Fitness Together Newtonville

Here is a delicious, nutritious, seasonal oatmeal that can kick start your day! Pumpkin is high in antioxidants and fiber so enjoy the fact that such a great tasting item is healthy.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats
  • 3 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • Brown sugar to taste

Preparation:

Place oatmeal in a microwave-safe bowl and stir in milk. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir in pumpkin puree, spice and cinnamon. Heat for 40-60 seconds, or until heated through. Stir in raisins. Sweeten with brown sugar if necessary and enjoy.

Stovetop method

Bring milk to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in oats and cook on a medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add pumpkin and spices and stir until heated through. Stir in raisins just before serving.

Serves 4.

-Eric

Fitness Together Newtonville

Recipe by:

Fiona Haynes: http://lowfatcooking.about.com/od/breakfastandlunch/r/pumpoats.htm

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