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Pumpkin Pecan Maple Oatmeal

Deep into winter, it's time to spice-up your plain bowl of oatmeal with this delicious recipe filled with pumpkin, pecans and maple syrup. 

 Pumpkin Pecan Maple Oatmeal
By Joey Mock, RD, LD, CLT


  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 ¾ cups soy, almond, or low fat cow's milk
  • ¼ cup canned pure pumpkin
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped pecans
  • Pure maple syrup, to taste

  1. Combine oats and milk in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a boil stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer, continuing to stir, about 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Continue to simmer about 1 minute until heated through.
  4. Top with pecans and a drizzle of maple syrup and serve immediately.
  5. Enjoy!
Adapted from: Damn Delicious Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal recipe