Thursday, October 27, 2016
Pumpkins, more than just decorations. They are everywhere right now and such an amazing source of Vitamin A to protect your eyes, lots of fiber for heart health, gut health and weight loss. the orange color, beta-carotene fights certain cancers, and boosts your immune system. Do you need any more reasons to add pumpkin to your meals?
How about trying pumpkin overnight oats?
1/3 cup non dairy milk
1/3 cup unsweetened plain pumpkin
1/3 cup old fashioned rolled oats
3 teaspoons chia seeds
1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)
1/2 t vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spices
Mix above in a jar and leave in the refrigerator overnight.
In the morning add more "milk" if it seems to thick.
Top with pumpkin seeds, or pecans.
Enjoy this nutritious treat for breakfast or a snack!