Friday, August 8, 2014

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats (original recipe)

(The price below is for a 4 pack of these steel cut oats!)

I fell in love with the ease of overnight refrigerator oats. I love the fact you can have a delicious, nutritious breakfast just by opening the refrigerator in the morning. I decided to try something different from the bananas foster one I had been making, so I threw together a pumpkin pie overnight oats.

My first version wasn't very good because it's very easy to over do nutmeg. After a few trial and error batches, I've come up with what works great for our family. It's very simple to do, so I hope you try it out and love it as much as we do!

We prefer to use fresh pumpkin puree, but I know that's not always available for everyone. The recipe is for one serving/jar of overnight oats but if you buy a large (29oz, I believe) can of pumpkin puree, it should make roughly 8 batches total. If you want this sweet like a pie and don't want to add whipped cream, I'd recommend adding a bit more syrup to sweeten it since there won't been any whipped cream to sweeten it.

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Refrigerator Oats
Serves 1, shown made in a 16oz. mason jar
Ingredients:
  • 1/4c steel-cut oats
  • 1/4c pumpkin puree
  • 1T pure maple syrup
  • 1t chia seeds
  • 1/2c milk
  • 1/2t cinnamon 
  • A sprinkle of ginger
  • A sprinkle of nutmeg
  • Whipped Cream to top (optional)
  • Crumbled Graham Cracker to top (optional)
Directions:
  1. Measure dry ingredients (oats, seeds, spices) and put in jar. Add pumpkin.

  2. Add syrup, and milk.
  3. Stir well. 
  4. Cover and place in fridge.
  5. Enjoy in the morning hot or cold. Add whipped cream and/or graham cracker if desired. 



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