This pumpkin oatmeal will be your favorite fall breakfast. This delicious and creamy oatmeal flavored with pumpkin and pumpkin spice is super east to make.
We have so many pumpkin recipes here on the blog. From pumpkin pie brownies to crustless pumpkin pie and pumpkin bread pudding, there’s a little something for everyone. Today we’re talking pumpkin breakfast by making this easy pumpkin oatmeal recipe!
Pumpkin pie oatmeal – An oatmeal that tastes like pumpkin pie!
How cool is that? This pumpkin oatmeal tastes like pumpkin pie and it’s healthy, vegan and ready in ten minutes! Imagine starting your day with pumpkin pie, pretty fun, right?
This pumpkin spice oatmeal is a delicious breakfast that you can make quickly in the morning or, if more convenient for you, overnight. It requires very few ingredients; in fact, you probably have everything you need in your pantry right now. I love to use almond milk and pumpkin puree for this recipe because it makes really creamy oatmeal. I’ve also added some almonds to this pumpkin oatmeal to give it a little crunch. A bowl of this healthy pumpkin spice oatmeal keeps you full for several hours which is great for busy days.
How to make pumpkin oatmeal
Start by placing quick oats and almond milk in a sauce pan and stir to combine. Cook over medium heat for about five minutes. Once the oatmeal is cooked, add in pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, almonds, almond butter and maple syrup. Stir well and cook for another two to three minutes, stirring occasionally until flavors are combined. Serve in two bowl and top with chia seeds, flax seeds and chopped almonds.
“How can I make overnight pumpkin oatmeal,” you may ask!
Overnight oatmeal is a great option for meal prep as you can do it ahead of time and have breakfast ready for the rest of the week. To make over night oatmeal with pumpkin:
- Mix quick oats, almond milk, almond butter, maple syrup, pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice in individual jars.
- Top with chopped almonds, chia seeds and flax seeds and seal the lid.
- Refrigerate the oatmeal overnight.
- When ready to serve, transfer the oatmeal to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for about two minutes until warm. You can also serve it cold.
Want to jazz things up in this pumpkin spice oatmeal?
- You can use peanut butter and peanuts instead of almond butter and whole almonds.
- Add chocolate chips to make this into chocolate chip pumpkin oatmeal.
- Instead of almond milk, you can use cashew or coconut milk as well.
- Use honey or molasses instead of pure maple syrup.
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Notes and tips for making this pumpkin spice oatmeal:
- The recipe requires 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice. You can always add more if you like. If pumpkin pie spice is not available, use a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.
- Quick oats cook very fast. If you’re using old fashioned rolled oats, cook them longer so they are soft. Make sure you stir the oatmeal occasionally.
- You can mix all the ingredients in a container and store in the fridge overnight. Heat later using a microwave or stove top.
Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal
- 1 cup Quick Oatmeal
- 1 cup Almond Milk Unsweetend
- 1/2 cup Pumpkin Puree
- 1 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 1 tablespoon Chopped Almonds
- 1 tablespoon Almond Butter
- 3 tablespoon Maple Syrup
- 1 tsp Chia Seeds
- 2 tsp Flax Seeds
- Mix quick oatmeal and almond milk in a sauce pan.
- Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes until fully cooked.
- Add pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice , chopped almonds, almond butter and 2 tablespoons maple syrup.
- Stir and cook for another 3 minutes.
- Pour cooked oatmeal in two bowls and top with whole almonds, chia seeds, flax seeds and one tablespoon maple syrup.
- You can use peanut butter and peanuts instead of almond butter and almonds.
- You can combine all the ingredients and store in the fridge overnight. Then microwave in the morning for about two minutes or heat on the stove.
- You can add chocolate chips for more flavor.
- You can use honey or molasses instead of pure maple syrup.