Well I know I said I was done with pumpkin recipes, but saw this yesterday and tried it and it is warm and wonderful. I guessing you could also do this with grits or even Malt-O-Meal.
Serves 1 so double or triple depending on how many you are feeding.
1/2 c. milk of choice (or half and half)
1/2 c. water or more milk of choice
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c. oatmeal
1/4 c. canned pumpkin
1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
Sweeten at the table as desired with sugar, brown sugar, or maple syrup
Raisins and walnuts (Optional)
1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
Combine all ingredients on the stove top and bring to a boil. Stir over medium heat until desired thickness is reached and oatmeal is done. You can make this in the microwave also with an envelope of microwave oatmeal. Add ingredients and follow instructions on the box for cooking time.
Variation - put brown sugar on top and bake the already cooked oatmeal under the broiler until it gets all caramelized and crusty.
Have a warm breakfast this morning. It is nippy out there.
Be happy and may God bless you and yours.