Creamy Pumpkin Oatmeal

Creamy Pumpkin Oatmeal

Creamy pumpkin oatmeal breakfast is tasting so good right now – the perfect Autumn brekkie.
Did you know pumpkin is rich in anti-oxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E some B vitamins as well as supplying a fantastic dose of fibre?
Pumpkin also contains minerals such as magnesium and potassium. Pumpkins are known to be anti inflammatory with its high levels of beta-carotene.

Ingredients to serve 4: 🎃🎃🎃🎃

  • 200ml water
  • 200g cut pumpkin
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 80 g oatmeal (flakes)
  • 300 ml soy milk (or any other milk)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp cardamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds (optional)
  • Sprinkle of Himalayan salt (optional)


Method:

  1. Cover the pumpkin cubes and raisins with water and bring to boil. Cook on low heat for ten minutes.
  2. Add soy or any other milk and bring to boil again.
  3. Add oatmeal flakes, cinnamon powder, cardamon powder, and turmeric.
  4. Cook for another ten minutes.
  5. Slightly mash/blend to your preference.
  6. Sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds @ salt and serve.

Iā€™m currently opting for a 16 hour daily fasting period over lockdown so this has been perfect for my brunch just before midday.