Happy First Day of Fall! Or at least I’ll claim that; Wikipedia has the real explanation of the Autumnal Equinox here. Though I’d been hankering for pumpkin all month, it seemed like I should wait until fall to open a can. I’ll admit I’m pretty picky about what pumpkin I get; I don’t like extra sugar or really any other ingredients except organic pumpkin. This brand from Whole Foods Market fits the bill:
Here are the nutritional stats in case you were curious; good fiber and carbs:
I was hoping for a nice, brisk morning to give me that cozy fall feeling, but I’m pretty sure the temperature reading was 74 degrees! Oh well. I made ahead some steel cut oats the night before then plopped in some pumpkin, spice and maple syrup before warming it up.
I have to say steel cut oats & pumpkin wasn’t my favorite mix; plus, in retrospect this looks like a bowl of chili almost! Not worried though, that just means more pumpkin experimenting to do. Happy Fall day everyone!