Friday, December 17, 2010

Pumpkin Caramel Oats

Caramel pumpkin oats

I know, I know.  I'm breaking my self-declared blogging hiatus.  But this breakfast was too good to keep all to myself.

This was an oat-alicious breakfast of moderation.  After doling out about 1/3 cup of oat bran, 1/3 cup of oat meal, and two heaping spoonfuls of pumpkin puree into a mug, I stirred in just a smidge of each of the following:
  • cinnamon 
  • vanilla extract
  • vanilla protein powder
  • sugar free caramel flavor (the kind you put in coffee)
  • caramel macchiato creamer
  • raisins
Then I microwaved the whole mess for just over a minute (until the concoction began to bubble and threaten to overflow the the mug), removed, stirred again, and sprinkled a bit of coconut shavings over the top.

All I can say is yum.  And it was so easy, with no measuring tools required.  Use your eyeballs and your tummy's intuition and you'll be good to go.

Enjoy!

4 comments:

  1. Ummmm ... wow. My mouth is watering and my stomach is growling now! :)

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  2. cyclicalunemploymentDecember 22, 2010 at 8:42 AM

    this is such a great idea! very creative/delicious!Katherine

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  3. How did you know I have a half used can of pumpkin puree in my fridge and was just wondering what to eat for lunch?? Thank you for the idea!!

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  4. Lindsay and James CoDecember 30, 2010 at 9:43 AM

    oh I wish I would have seen this before Christmas! My dad would have loved to get his hands on this dish. Caramel.....good!LC

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