Pumpkin Spice Porridge

As soon as fall rolls around and it becomes acceptable to make pumpkin everything, this Pumpkin Spice Porridge becomes my go-to breakfast. It’s quick, easy, and incredibly creamy! You’d never know you were eating something healthy. Total oatmeal upgrade!

Pumpkin Spice Porridge

Vegan, Gluten-Free

Serves 2


  • 1 1/3 cup gluten-free rolled oats

  • 2 cups almond milk + a few extra tablespoons

  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree

  • 1 large ripe banana, mashed

  • 4 dates

  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds

  • Garnishes: fresh fruit, tahini, pumpkin seeds, puffed quinoa


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the oats, milk, pumpkin puree, mashed banana, dates, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract.

  2. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes until thick and creamy and oats are cooked, stirring occasionally. Stir in the chia seeds at the end.

  3. Pour a few spoons of almond milk on top of porridge and garnish with desired toppings.