OLD FASHIONED PUMPKIN PIE OATMEAL
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Serves: 7 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cup unsweetened almond or 1% milk
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked steel-cut oats
  • 1 TB ground flaxseed
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¾ cup canned pumpkin
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¾ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ cup raisins
  • Garnishes: chopped walnuts or pecans, brown sugar or honey to sweeten
Instructions
  1. Place all of the above ingredients, except for the garnishes in a 3-1/2 quart slow cooker. Stir well to combine ingredients. Cook on low heat for approximately 3 hours or longer until the oats are cooked and softened. Spoon the oatmeal in bowls and add the chopped nuts. If desired, sweeten with brown sugar, molasses, honey or Stevia.
  2. HOLIDAY OLD FASHIONED EGGNOG OATMEAL: Omit pumpkin, maple syrup and cinnamon and substitute eggnog in place of the milk in the recipe Use the regular or "lite" egg nog in your recipe.. Add ½ tsp almond extract to the recipe also. Serve with chopped nuts and sweeten as needed by adding honey, sugar or Stevia.
Notes
If desired, substitute 1 tsp maple flavoring or almond extract in place of the maple syrup. This will reduce the calorie and carbohydrate content.Calories per ¾ cup serving are 153 and carbohydrate content is 28 grams.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¾ cup Calories: 183 Fat: 0 grams Trans fat: 0 grams Carbohydrates: 36 grams Sodium: 65 mg Fiber: 4.5 grams Protein: 5 grams Cholesterol: 0 mg
Recipe by Honeydews Kitchen at http://honeydewskitchen.com/?p=443