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Healthy family recipe: Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Try a nice warm treat that is full of fiber courtesy of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Healthy family recipe: Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Denise Jeffery RD, LDN, is a clinical dietitian for Healthy Weight Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Its fall y’all and this breakfast is the pick of the patch. Try a nice warm treat that is full of fiber before you start your day. It is important to eat some fiber every day because it helps to protect your heart, your digestion and keeps you feeling full!

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

  • 1/2 cup cooked oatmeal  (Quick oats or original instant)
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon skim milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice                         


Cook oatmeal as per directions on package then add other ingredients together in a bowl and reheat if needed

Recipe from The Healthy Weight Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Nutrition in the Kitchen cookbook.

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