Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe

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This is a great choice before your workout and on those chilly fall mornings. Steel-cut oats have no gluten, so they are not a problem for anyone who is grain-sensitive or suffers from Celiac disease.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe: Serves 4, Calories per serving: 360


  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1/4 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin (organic preferred)
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice* (or cinnamon)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon agave syrup
  • Chopped raw walnuts (optional)


Follow cooking instructions for steel-cut oats. While it cooks, mix in canned pumpkin and all remaining ingredients.

*If the pumpkin spice has refined sugar in it, use plain cinnamon instead.


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Dr. Robert Zembroski is a Physician, Board-Certified Chiropractic Neurologist, Clinical Nutritionist, specialist in Functional Medicine, author and public speaker. Twenty-one years in private practice helped Dr. Zembroski to become an expert in health topics from heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, hormone-related issues, neurological dysfunction and more. Currently, Dr. Zembroski is the director of The Darien Center for Functional Medicine, in Darien, Connecticut. For more from Dr. Zembroski visit

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