Slow Cooker Pumpkin Oatmeal is the perfect breakfast to enjoy on a cool fall morning.
Now that September is officially here, I'm ready to embrace all things fall.
Fall is my favorite season and I just love everything about it. Last week I felt the first signs of fall here in Michigan.
On my morning walks with my toddler, Franklin, I had to add an extra layer. After enjoying the cool, crisp mornings, I love to warm up with a bowl of oatmeal.
Last year I started using the slow cooker to make a large batch of oatmeal to enjoy throughout the week.
One of my favorite oatmeal recipes that I shared last year was my Slow Cooker Banana Nut Oatmeal. With fall almost here, I wanted to create a fall inspired oatmeal recipe.
You can put everything in your slow cooker at night and wake up to the smell of fall coming from the kitchen!
I like to use a programmable slow cooker when making a recipe overnight. This way you don't have to worry about overcooking your oatmeal.
This Slow Cooker Pumpkin Oatmeal is packed with fall flavor!
why you'll love this oatmeal
This oatmeal is warm, cozy and perfect for enjoying on a cool fall morning.
This oatmeal with pumpkin is a hearty, satisfying breakfast option.
It's so easy to make thanks to the slow cooker. You can just add all the ingredients to the slow cooker and let it do all the work.
This fall inspired oatmeal is great for meal prep too. This recipe makes a large batch of oatmeal which is great for meal prepping.
how to reheat the oatmeal
During the week, I like to reheat to the oatmeal on the stove top with a splash of almond milk.
The oatmeal tends to thicken up as it cools. The extra almond milk or water helps loosen up the oatmeal so it's not as thick.
To serve the oatmeal, I top it with chopped pecans or walnuts and a drizzle of maple syrup. The perfect breakfast for fall.
- 1 ½ Cups Steel Cut Oats
- 1 15 ounce Can Pumpkin
- 3 Cups Water
- 2 Cups Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
- 3-4 Tablespoons Pure Maple Syrup, or to taste
- 3 Tablespoon Chia Seeds
- 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
- Pinch of Salt
- Maple Syrup
- Add all of the ingredients to your slow cooker. Stir to evenly mix the ingredients
- Cook on high or 3 ½ to 4 hours or on low for 7 hours.
- To serve top pecans and a drizzle of maple syrup, if using.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 260Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 34mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 8gSugar: 12gProtein: 7g
Nutrition information is just an estimate per serving.