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Healthy Breakfast Recipe for the First Day of Fall

Pumpkin Spice Granola Recipe

We’re only a few days away from the first day of fall, so say hello to apple, squash and pumpkin flavored recipes! September 22 is the official first day of Autumn and here at Abt, we’ve decided there is no better way to celebrate one of our favorite seasons than with a pumpkin flavored breakfast recipe. After all, breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day and we’ve got just the Pumpkin Spice Granola recipe to make it even better. It’s extremely easy to make and it’s made with real pumpkin & tons of pumpkin pie spice. You can combine it with milk and fresh fruits for a cereal substitute, mix it in with pretzels, dried fruits, and chocolate for the perfect trail mix, or create a delicious yogurt parfait! The possibilities are endless, so let’s get started!


We used 2 cups of regular oats, 1 cup of pecan halves, and 1 cup of pumpkin seeds
(feel free to switch it up and use whatever nuts you prefer)


2 cups regular oats

1 cup pecan halves

1 cup pumpkin seeds

*for the sweet pumpkin sauce*

1/4 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup melted coconut oil

1/4 cup pumpkin puree

1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon salt


To begin, start by whipping up the sweet pumpkin sauce and pouring it over the oats and nuts you’ve chosen to use.


Next, stir it all up with a spatula.


Then, spread out an even layer on a baking sheet and pop it in the oven until it is crisp (about 15 minutes).


Lastly, remove from the oven to let the granola cool and enjoy!


Heat oven to 350°F.

Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray or line it with parchment paper.

Set aside.

Combine the regular oats, pumpkin seeds and pecans in a large mixing bowl.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, melted coconut oil, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, and salt together until smooth.

Pour the maple syrup mixture over the oats and nuts, use a spatula to stir until everything is evenly mixed.

Spread out the granola mixture evenly on a greased or parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

Remove and let the granola cool until it reaches room temperature.

Serve immediately, or store in a sealed container for up to 2 weeks.


Use Pumpkin Spice Granola 3 different ways: mix with trail mix, combine with yogurt for a delicious parfait, or add milk and fresh cut up fruit for breakfast!

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