This keto PUMPKIN NOATMEAL makes the perfect fall breakfast! Packed with healthy fiber from the hemp, chia, and flax and loaded with pumpkin and warm spices, this is the perfect start to a chilly day.
Honestly, I was never much of an oatmeal fan back when I was eating carbs.
I mean, why waste the carbs on something like a bowl of oats? 😉
These days, though…I just crave it.
Warm, hearty, filling, nutritious. It seems like the best way to start the day and so I had to come up with an alternative.
I’ve shared a keto oatmeal topped with fresh berries and a drizzle of warm almond butter awhile ago and it’s a total favorite around here.
I doctored that recipe up a bit to make it pumpkin flavored.
We use Thrive Market for a lot of our specialty ingredients and keto snacks or products. Their prices tend to be cheaper than the local stores and I love that you can so easily sort products by diet.
Like Costco, this is a membership site, but we find that it’s more than worth it based on the amount we save over the regular grocery store.
They have monthly or yearly plans. Check it out here.
Hemp Hearts: Hemp hearts (or hemp seeds) are a superfood! They’re the seed of the hemp plant, a great source of protein, packed with vitamins and minerals, and they’re high in both fat and fiber. We use this brand.
Chia Seeds: Another super food containing loads of vitamins, antioxidants, fiber, and protein. We use this brand.
Flax Meal: Another fantastically healthy seed! High in omega-3 fats, lignans, and fiber. We use this brand.
Sweetener: I’ve long been a fan of Lakanto Monkfruit. It’s a 1:1 sugar replacer, tastes like sugar, and has ZERO impact on blood glucose, which means you can count it as zero net carbs. We use it so much that we asked the company for a coupon code for our readers. Use THATLOWCARBLIFE for 20% off your order at lakanto.com.
Add water, hemp hearts, pumpkin, flax seed, chia seed, sweetener, pumpkin pie spice, and a pinch of salt to a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.
Stir constantly until the mixture is thick. This will take 3-4 minutes.
Stir in a little vanilla and pour the mixture into a serving bowl.
We like to top our pumpkin noatmeal with some chopped pecans and a drizzle of cream.
A bit of maple syrup substitute would also be delicious here!
This will reheat well in the microwave or on the stove. Just add a splash of cream or almond milk and heat until warm.
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- Add the water, hemp hearts, pumpkin, flax, chia seeds, brown sugar substitute, pumpkin spice, and salt to a small saucepan over medium heat.
- Bring to a low boil, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 3 minutes.
- Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
- Divide between two bowls and sprinkle with the pecans. Drizzle with a bit of cream, if desired.
- Serve hot.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 348Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 79mgCarbohydrates: 22gNet Carbohydrates: 3gFiber: 7gSugar: 0gSugar Alcohols: 12gProtein: 17g
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