Apple Walnut and Pumpkin Butter Oatmeal

This one is really simple, you can easily make it on a weekday morning.  It also screams “fall!” and the fiber it contains will fill you up for longer then some other breakfast choices.  This will most likely prevent you from reaching for a unhealthy mid-morning snack.  As a side note, be careful when choosing a store-bought pumpkin butter.  They can be very high in sugar, very unnecessarily.  Mine is 5g sugar per tablespoon with only 4 ingredients, which is acceptable, but feel free to make your own or use canned pumpkin with a bit of brown sugar to substitute.  Enjoy :)

Apple Walnut and Pumpkin Butter Oatmeal

Serves: 1

1/2 cup quick cooking oats

3/4 cup water

1 tbsp. pumpkin butter

1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

1 small gala apple, diced

2 tsp. walnuts, finely chopped

 

Instructions:

  1. Combine oats and water in a microwave safe bowl and heat for about 2 minutes and 10 seconds until water is absorbed.
  2. Add diced apple, pumpkin butter and walnuts.  Sprinkle ground cinnamon on top.
  3. Mix and serve.

Nutrition Facts: 273 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated),  45g carbohydrate (7g fiber), 6g protein

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