Pumped for Pumpkin Oats!
Here at Linked Fit we love oats - from oatmeal, overnight oats, baked oats, you name it, we love it! Oats are extremely versatile and satisfying. They are packed with both macro and micronutrients! To keep up with the spirit of fall, we wanted to provided a healthy pumpkin infused oatmeal worth making. You'll be able to cozy up and warm up with this pumpkin oatmeal.
Great source of dietary fiber
Helps to promote satiety
Aids in weight loss and overall body composition
Helps to control cholesterol
High in antioxidants
Helps with inflammation
Improved blood sugar levels
Helpful with digestion
Great source of carotene
Helps control blood pressure
Helps to manage blood sugar levels
Helps to protect against heart disease
Contains manganese and potassium
Good source of fiber
Milk of choice
Cook and mix
Overnight: Check out our overnight oats recipe
*Oats: Rolled oats (old fashion) tend to work best because they are less processed and wont break done like quick oats. Steel cut oats would be great too, but they will take longer to cook.
**Toppings: Seed and nut butters, fruits, nuts, Greek yogurt, chocolate ships, etc. Do be careful not to go overboard on your toppings.
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Amin, M. Z., Islam, T., Uddin, M. R., Uddin, M. J., Rahman, M. M., & Satter, M. A. (2019). Comparative study on nutrient contents in the different parts of indigenous and hybrid varieties of pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima Linn.). Heliyon, 5(9), e02462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02462