Pumpkin Pie Protein Oatmeal

Nov 20, 2019

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups steel-cut oats
  • 7 cups water (more or less, depending on your consistency preference)
  • 1½ cups pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 T pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp salt
  • chopped pecans for topping (optional)

Directions:

Combine steel-cut oats, water, pumpkin and salt in slow cooker and stir until fully combined. Cook on the low setting for 6-8 hours. Before serving, add pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract, stirring well. Let the oatmeal cook for additional 30 minutes if needed to thicken. Stir and top with chopped pecans. Makes 8 1-cup servings.

Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories: 300 Protein: 28g Carbs: 40g

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