Pumpkin Oatmeal

I love Oatmeal!! But sometimes I want more per serving and don’t want to up the carb & calorie stats. I know many people have the same feeling with cereal servings. What we would consider a normal serving is twice what the stats are giving us 😦 So this time around I added canned pure pumpkin. It added a deelish pumpkin taste and fiber, giving me more oatmeal for a tiny bit more calories. A 1/2 cup serving has just 40 calories, .5 gram of fat, 9 carbs, and 5 grams of fiber (and I only used 8 tablespoons for the whole recipe!) I loved this recipe and it was husband approved 🙂 Success!


Pumpkin Oatmeal
4 servings

1 1/2 cups oatmeal
2 1/2 cups water
8 tbsp canned pure pumpkin
4 tbsp maple syrup
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground dry ginger
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
12 drops of stevia
3/4 tsp Celtic sea salt

Boil water and oatmeal together for about 8-10 minutes. Turn down the heat and add the pumpkin, maple syrup, spices, stevia and salt. Stir over heat until well combined and it has reached the desired consistency. Enjoy!

Per Serving: 240 calories, 3 fat, 44g carbs, 7g fiber, 15g sugars, 7g protein

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. VeggieGirl
    Oct 29, 2009 @ 05:13:36

    Today, October 29th, is National Oatmeal Day 🙂


    • marisashealthykitchen
      Oct 29, 2009 @ 10:24:56

      That is hilarious! I just looked it up and had no idea!!! THANKS!!! Perfect timing, of course right 🙂


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