Pumpkin Oatmeal with Cranberry Compote

We just experienced the first snowfall of the year. Whenever that happens, I immediately pull out all my favorite sweaters and blankets because I love being cozy.

Hope you enjoy this deliciously cozy breakfast recipe.


Pumpkin Oatmeal with Cranberry Compote

Ingredients

Cranberry Compote
1/2 cup water
1 lemon or orange
4 tbsp sugar, either white or coconut
1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries
dash of cinnamon
dash of cloves

Pumpkin Oatmeal
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 cup water
3 tbsp pumpkin puree
Pumpkin pie spice or, dash or cinnamon and all spice
2 tbsp sugar, brown or coconut
Maple syrup


Directions

Cranberry Compote

  1. In a medium sauce pan, add 1/2 cup of water.
  2. Zest the lemon or orange into the water.
  3. Next, juice the lemon or orange into the water.
  4. Turn your stove on to high heat and add the sugar and cranberries.
  5. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Pumpkin Oatmeal

  1. While the cranberries are simmering, start cooking the oatmeal
  2. In another saucepan, add 1 cup of water and 1/2 cup or rolled oats.
  3. Bring to a boil and then turn the heat on low.
  4. Add the pumpkin puree, spices and sugar. Mix to fully combine.
  5. Leave on low heat, covered for 5 minutes.

Combine

  1. In a bowl, add your cooked oatmeal and top with the cranberry compote.
  2. Drizzle with maple syrup to taste.
  3. You may add additional toppings such as pecans, coconut flakes, pumpkin seeds, etc.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!
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