Date & Pumpkin Oatmeal

The best way to start the day is with a substantial breakfast, and date and pumpkin oatmeal definitely fits the bill. Sweetened with date paste, you’ll love the combination of oats, walnuts, and pumpkin.

Photo of Date and Pumpkin Oatmeal made with all natural DateME Date Paste

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • pinch of salt
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ cup coconut milk or other milk
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2-4 Tbsp. DateME Date Paste
  • ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • Optional garnish: sugar coated cranberries

Directions

  1. Place rolled oats, water, and sprinkle of salt in a pot over medium heat. Once the water begins to boil, reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook for about 3 minutes, or until the oats begin to thicken.
  2. Add the coconut milk, pumpkin puree, date paste, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract.
  3. Stir for 3-5 minutes, or until the date paste has melted and blended into the oats. If the oats are too dry, add a little additional milk.
  4. Divide the oats into 2-3 bowls and top with chopped walnuts, additional milk, and any add-ins you like, such as sugared cranberries or nut butter.

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