Recipes: Breakfast

Pumpkin Oatmeal with Blueberry Sauce

If you’re looking for cozy comfort in a bowl, look no further than Pumpkin Oatmeal with Blueberry Sauce. The pumpkin and cinnamon bring a creamy warmth to the dish, but the real secret ingredient is the boost of blue. Frozen blueberries sautéed with butter and maple syrup create a tasty, sweet-tart topping that will make your morning. It’s a healthy breakfast that feels more like an indulgent treat.


  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1 cup quick rolled oats
  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup, divided
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries


    1. In a saucepan, bring 1 cup wateto boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; stir in almond milk and pumpkin purée.
    2. Bring to a simmer; stir in oats, 2 tablespoons of maple syrup, cinnamon, and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender.
    3. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet set over medium heat; cook blueberries and remaining maple syrup for 3 to 5 minutes or until blueberries are warm and softened.
    4. Divide oatmeal among 4 bowls; spoon blueberry mixture over top. 
    • Substitute any preferred milk alternative for almond milk; water will also work.
    • Substitute honey for maple syrup if desired.