3 Fall Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipes

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

As summer officially comes to a close today, we’re bringing you a few pumpkin breakfast ideas to wakeup your autumn tastebuds. You’ll find all of the recipes below packed with both real pumpkin and oats, a favorite fall combination of ours. Both ingredients are filled with fiber, which means together, they’ll easily leave you feeling satisfied well into lunchtime. Studies show when you eat foods heavy on fiber, you can feel full on fewer calories. That’s clearly good for your waistline. Now, let’s make it good for your tastebuds, too, by creating a heavenly, pumpkin-pie-in-a-bowl meal.

Although similarly spiced, you can guarantee the following recipes are all better for your health than a slice of pie, but perhaps even creamier and certainly easier to create, too. From a warm, to a chocolatey, to a make-ahead option, you pick your choice. Then say hello to fall with a bright dose of orange on your spoon.

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Guilt-Free Treats for the Holidays

Black beans substitute for flourBy Lizzie Meyers

For many people, the holiday season evokes the urge to bake. It’s the season of giving, and there’s no better way to spread holiday cheer than with homemade treats for your friends, family, coworkers and, of course, yourself. No one can resist a peppermint swirled brownie. Or two. Or three. Food is generally a gift we can all enjoy. However, addicting as these treats aften are, this doesn’t mean they need to be filled solely with unhealthy ingredients.

Head on over to the Greatist for some baking substitution ideas that’ll help keep your creations a little more guilt-free.