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Healthy & Delicious Pumpkin Oatmeal

pumpkin oatmeal

This pumpkin oatmeal recipe is a rich, delicious way to start your morning. The texture is almost like pudding, because the pumpkin makes this dish so rich. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes; Cook time: 5 minutes; Yield: 1 serving


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons pumpkin puree – you can use homemade or canned
  • dash of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk

Cooking Directions

  1. Combine all of your ingredients except for the coconut milk in a small pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer on medium low for 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer your oatmeal to a bowl, stir in the coconut milk, and serve!

Image Credit: photo by Becky Striepe

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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6:47AM PDT on Jun 18, 2014

This sounds good, will try it this fall

11:43AM PDT on Jun 15, 2014

i love the colour too

8:03PM PDT on Jun 12, 2014

Looks delightful! I love pumpkin.

7:45PM PDT on Jun 12, 2014

This is a recipe that I can easily live with.

8:08AM PDT on Jun 11, 2014


7:31AM PDT on Sep 11, 2013

Thank you for sharing. I will try the recipe!

6:12AM PDT on Aug 11, 2013

Thanks so much, will give this a try.

4:31PM PDT on May 21, 2013

Thank you for the delicious recipe!

8:20AM PDT on May 20, 2013

sounds yummy.

8:16AM PDT on May 20, 2013

Sounds yummy! Thanks! Maybe some fresh ginger would be a nice addition.

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