Diabetic Cooking

Pumpkin spice oatmeal

Preparation time: 5 minutes. Cooking time: approximately 5 minutes.


  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Artificial sweetener to taste


Combine oats, milk, pumpkin, and spices in a small pan; whisk together. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until oatmeal reaches desired consistency. Stir in artificial sweetener and serve.

Yield: 1 serving.

Serving size: 1 recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 292 calories, Carbohydrates: 48 g, Protein: 16 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 135 mg, Fiber: 9 g

Exchanges per serving: 3 starch, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 3.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.