Pumpkin + Cream Cheese Oats!

Today calls for a celebration — 1st pumpkin oats of the fall season that is!!!

I woke up so excited for this this morning (yea, I’m wack like that) and even though it is STILL raining and gross out (what’s up with this weather Richmond?) I knew that I had a fantastic brekkie to start my day and all was well! 🙂

But not only did I decide that it would be pumpkin kinda day, but that cream cheese was going to have to be added to the mix… bc I am obsessed. Period.

Here’s how it went down:

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk + 1 cup water
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin
  • 1 tsp LF cream cheese
  • 1 tsp pumpkin butter
  • cinnamon
  • pumpkin pie spice

Stove-top style whoop whoop!  Just cook the oats in milk/water for a few minutes, then add half the banana, pumpkin, spices and pumpkin butter to finish cooking.  Swirl in cream cheese at the end.  Top with rest of banana, some pumpkin butter and pumpkin pie spice 🙂

Fall surprise

Fall surprise

They turned out wonderfully!! I loved the swirl of cream cheese throughout the oats – uber deelish 🙂

I also made some pumpkin spiced iced coffee to go with (coffee + vanilla soy milk + pumpkin spice) — easy peasy.

Lucy Dog was BEGGING me to let her model her favorite doggie shirt for you guys this morning (she can be so persistent!!!) hahaha.  So she posed, like a statue?

Statue Dog

Statue Dog

Here’s a close up of the shirt

Not normal.

Not normal.

At the end of the photo shoot Lucy was pooped and just wanted to be left alone! What a diva 😉

Give me some space lady!

Give me some space lady!

Hi.  My name is Stephanie.  And I buy clothing for my dog.

Phewwwww it feels so good to get that one off my chest hahahaha.  But for real, I got a few of these around the house for fun, and she actually gets excited when I go to put one on her… not sure why? 

Well, The Man is still sleeping and probably will be for a while considering it’s his only day off all week :/  I think I’m gonna use this morning to do some baking in le kitchen.  I have been dying to make OhSheGlows banana doughnuts and also to try making my pumpkin ‘cookies’ again with some modifications! 

Plus we are headed over to his parents later for chili and football and I’d love to have some treats to bring along!

 I’ll be back later to share how everything turns out 🙂  Happy Sunday peeps!

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10 responses to “Pumpkin + Cream Cheese Oats!

  1. So cute!! I always want to buy clothes for my cats but the dear husband will not let me. Sigh.

  2. Ahahaha. I love Lucy’s outfit!

  3. Those oats look good – more ideas for Pumpkin Butter use, which is GREAT by the way.

  4. Breakfast looks delicious! I love pumpkin! Your dog is so cute! I love the outfits. I can’t wait till I get a dog and be able to dress him up too! Happy baking!

  5. looove the pedigree princess tshirt–soo cute!

    your breakfast looks amazing, and i can’t wait to see all the treats you bake today!!

    have a wonderful sunday 🙂

  6. foodieinthecity

    Yep, totally just went to Angela’s site. Those doughnuts are being made in my household pronto!

    I love that you are obsessed w/ the pumpkin and cream cheese combo now too. It can’t get much better 🙂

    Have a wonderful day dear!

    • Adding the cream cheese to the cookies really kicked it up a notch (Emeril?) — once I find something I like I really stick to it (ehh hmmm pbloco much haha)! 🙂

  7. goodness gracious great bowl of oats!

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