Pumpkin Pie

October 15, 2011

Beautiful fall day ready to get going!!


Up for a run at 7 this morning – skies were blue, leaves were red and orange. These are the days I wait all year for!!

I actually ran to the farmer’s market, which I have been SO sad not to go to all summer with bakery + busy-ness. I stopped in to see the sisters behind No Bull burgers and chatted for a while. They are so nice! Came home with a pack of burgers frozen in my hand!! Dropped them off and kept running. Think I covered about 4 miles?


Overnight pumpkin oats were waiting for me


The mix

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • Cinnamon
  • Pinch salt
  • Cville Cluster
  • Biscoff


Coconut tea!


Like my giant gourd!? [twhs]


Bakery time, then Anne P time, then wine time!

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1 Janelle October 15, 2011 at 8:01 am

Morning ! I’m having pumpkin overnight oats as we speak :-) hope you have a great productive weekend !


2 Zoe @ loseweightandgainhealth October 15, 2011 at 8:05 am

I am going to try those overnight oats tomorrow – they look good. I like the photos of the pumpkin on the steps. Congrats for supporting the Farmers Market. I always like to support the little guys and local producers :-)


3 Dad October 15, 2011 at 8:08 am

What’s that number mean?


4 Rebecca October 15, 2011 at 8:16 am

pumpkin pi! Haha, so clever :)


5 Dad October 15, 2011 at 8:24 am

I thought that number went on forever. Does it wrap around the back of the pumpkin?


6 KathEats October 15, 2011 at 8:47 am

It’s how many days it would take to eat the pumpkin if you cooked it first


7 Dad October 15, 2011 at 9:14 am

In your case it might be hours, not days.


8 KathEats October 15, 2011 at 1:20 pm



9 Amy October 15, 2011 at 12:37 pm

Ha it reminds me of the line in “Stupid for Your Love” by Brendan James that says “I still remember 30 numbers after 3 point 1-4 pi, don’t ask me why…”


10 KathEats October 15, 2011 at 1:20 pm

<3 that song!


11 Jen on the Edge October 15, 2011 at 8:09 am

You have inspired me to try pumpkin with my oatmeal this morning. Yum.


12 Katie @wholelivingimprint.tumblr.com October 15, 2011 at 8:10 am

Hi! Good for you already getting your run in; I am hoping to get a long run in later this morning.

I just had a bowl of vegan overnight oats with iced coffee; truly the perfect way to start the day!

And the giant gourd in your picture is beautiful btw!


13 Ali @ Peaches and Football October 15, 2011 at 8:14 am

Awesome morning run! Your oats look marvelous Kath. Have a super Saturday!!


14 Lynda @ Healthy Hoboken Girl October 15, 2011 at 8:14 am

What a nice start to a fall Saturday morning. Have a great weekend!! I’m cracking open my can o’pumpkin today!! Yum!!


15 Katie @ Talk Less, Say More October 15, 2011 at 8:16 am

I had overnight oats yesterday and so wished I had some leftover pumpkin to throw in…yum! yum!


16 Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table October 15, 2011 at 8:22 am

This bowl of oats may be my idea bowl – especially with that Biscoff on top! Have a great day!


17 coco October 15, 2011 at 8:31 am

what a great way to start the morning!!! :) have a fun day Kath!


18 Julia H. @ The Petite Spiel October 15, 2011 at 8:31 am

Your first picture reminded me of a [super corny] joke I know.

What do you get if you divide the circumference of a pumpkin by its diameter?
Pumpkin pi!



19 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) October 15, 2011 at 8:38 am

Sounds like you are off to a great start to a great day! I hope you have an incredible weekend!


20 Hilliary @ Happily Ever Healthy October 15, 2011 at 8:49 am

Great way to start your morning! I am having pumpkin spice coffee from trader joes! Just cannot get enough pumpkin! Have a fabulous day!


21 Ashley @ My Food 'N' Fitness Diaries October 15, 2011 at 8:50 am

I’ll have to try your pumpkin overnight oats combo – looks fantastic! And I agree, these are the beautiful fall days that I love so so much!


22 Cait's Plate October 15, 2011 at 8:53 am

HAHA! I love the “pumpkin pi” :)

Have a wonderful Saturday and enjoy your time with Anne!


23 Katie @ Peace Love and Oats October 15, 2011 at 8:54 am

those oats look good! I made myself pumpkin yogurt this morning! Half greek yogurt and half pumpkin, with some cereal thrown in! Can’t get enough!


24 katie @KatieDid October 15, 2011 at 9:10 am

You should roast up the pumpkin.. I didn’t think it would be anything special but it was amzinggg!!


25 Lynn @ the actor's diet October 15, 2011 at 9:19 am

I miss Michael Scott.

And I agree you should make Dorie greenspan’s stuffed pumpkin recipe!!!


26 Aditi October 15, 2011 at 9:20 am

What kind of coconut tea do you drink? I have been on the look out for some and haven’t been able to find any!


27 KathEats October 15, 2011 at 1:20 pm

It’s one I ordered from Adagio teas


28 Meghan @ Day-to-Day Crazy October 15, 2011 at 9:38 am

There’s nothing better than the perfect fall day! Here in Alberta (Canada) it tends to go straight from summer to winter it seems, but we’ve actually had a fall this year! I love it. :)


29 Gina @ Running to the Kitchen October 15, 2011 at 9:48 am

The math geek in my loves the shout out to pi on the pumpkin :) Have a great day!


30 Ann @ Running With Chopstix October 17, 2011 at 10:11 am

Agreed! That definitely made me giggle a little.


31 Angel7 October 15, 2011 at 9:57 am

I have never been to the farmer’s market where we live, but would like to go when it opens up again.



32 Sarah@The Flying ONION October 15, 2011 at 10:04 am

Oh gosh. Coconut tea. That sounds so nice. 😀


33 Lindsay @ biking before bed October 15, 2011 at 10:04 am

I love the nerdy pumpkin pie picture. It made my morning. Glad you finally got to the farmers market!


34 Karen October 15, 2011 at 10:08 am

Ha…you are clever!

And, I miss Michael Scott too.

Have a beautiful day, Kath!


35 Deva @ Deva by Definition October 15, 2011 at 10:08 am

I have Pi memorized to the 9th digit (it was an extra credit assignment in high school), so the reference on your pumpkin made me giggle.


36 Laura @ Backstage Balance October 15, 2011 at 10:23 am

Pumpkin Pi, lol. Funny!


37 Katelyn @ Chef Katelyn October 15, 2011 at 10:39 am



38 Hope October 15, 2011 at 10:45 am

I love the oats! Such a good use of pumpkin. Have a great Saturday! :)


39 Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin October 15, 2011 at 11:00 am

I didn’t get to go to the farmer’s market either all summer because I worked every Saturday! :( I’m so glad I can go now that I’m back at school!


40 Kelly @ Foodie Fiasco October 15, 2011 at 11:26 am

Love your overnight oats!


41 Becca October 15, 2011 at 11:37 am

I love how all of your dishes and linens match today. I’m a bit obsessed with matching…

Also, Pumpkin Pi(e) is cute. I plan on sharing this image with friends and family. Thanks for the laugh!


42 Alaina October 15, 2011 at 11:39 am

Your pumpkin breakfast looks so good! I love the clusters and biscoff on top.

I am loving these fall temps for running too. Easily my favorite time of year! :-)


43 kathleen @ the daily crumb October 15, 2011 at 11:51 am

love killing two birds with one stone and exercising/running (literally!) errands at the same time. breakfast looks delicious and it sounds like you have a great little saturday planned. enjoy!


44 Molly @ RDexposed October 15, 2011 at 12:01 pm

TWHS needs to catch on more!


45 Katelyn October 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm

Your overnight oats look delish! I just have to tell you that I stopped in the Great Harvest in my neighborhood-in Carmel, Indiana-and had the veggie sandwich on Dakota bread. It was probably the freshest veggie sandwich I’ve ever had. Also, the new owner here, Jerry Lecy, mentioned that he helped with training out west with you and Matt! :)


46 KathEats October 15, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Yeah!! Tell Jerry we said hello :)


47 jane October 15, 2011 at 12:33 pm

what does twhs mean?


48 KathEats October 15, 2011 at 1:21 pm

“that’s what he said” – kind of a dirty joke!


49 blair October 15, 2011 at 12:51 pm

had to google twhs :)


50 Lee October 15, 2011 at 1:01 pm

Haha, the gourd + TWSS comment made me snicker!


51 Lauren @ What Lauren Likes October 15, 2011 at 1:14 pm

I need to make pumpkin overnight oats! I have haven’t yet this fall! :)


52 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) October 15, 2011 at 2:08 pm

I am sad about not going to our farmer’s market this year too. :( Maybe I’ll stop by next week before it’s too late!


53 Anon October 15, 2011 at 3:32 pm

How do you incorporate the Greek yogurt into the oats? I watched your youtube about milk + water + banana + oats and have yet to try it but am never sure with your yummy looking breakfasts at which point to incorporate which ingredient. Do you mix it into the oats while it’s still on the burner? That’s like the best of both world!

Also i actually for the first time ever just clicked on your banner ad – and entered for a free trip to Greece through Fage (we just got back from our honeymoon there and would die to go back) – if we win I’ll be sure to drop you a thank you 😉


54 KathEats October 15, 2011 at 5:03 pm

These were actually overnight oats -which are soaked in milk and yogurt overnight and never cooked. I don’t cook yogurt – it separates!


55 Anon October 15, 2011 at 9:24 pm

Right after I posted, I went into your oatmeal tab and learned alll about overnight oats – fascinating. Thanks!


56 KathEats October 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm
57 Katie October 15, 2011 at 5:25 pm

Love the TWHS comment. My husband and I are big Office fans and we say “that’s what she said” all the time. Our 4 year old son started saying it months ago and the a lot of the time he says it at appropriate times. I’m sad that the farmer’s market season is coming to a close. I think our Sunday one is still going on so I was just thinking that I need to try and make it tomorrow, but I’d also like to go apple picking because it’s the last weekend at one of the orchards. I want fall to stay forever, no W-word season for awhile!


58 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey October 15, 2011 at 9:33 pm

hahah It took me a while to get the pumpkin PI thing – <3 it!


59 Erika October 16, 2011 at 4:11 pm

hey Kath! wondering when you put your morning bowl of deliciousness together, what you are shooting for, what you are thinking in terms of carbs/proteins/dairy?
I am trying to make your oat concoction in the morning & have been adding chia seeds, sunflower butter, dollop of jam. But i am always wondering, “should i do more chia seeds? should i do a shot of hemp protein powder” for more protein? Just wondering how you think when you put your plates/bowls together.

Thank you for the education :) -E!


60 KathEats October 17, 2011 at 7:48 am

I don’t aim for a number of grams or calories of any of those – I just make sure to include them near to their serving sizes. So for carbs it’s either 1/3 cup oats plus granola/muffin or 1/2 cup oats, which is a serving. For dairy, it’s usually 1/3 cup milk in my oats or maybe 2/3 cup dairy in overnight oats or 1 cup yogurt. Just depends on what I’m having. And fats almost always come from nut butters. I stick to 1/2 -1 tbsp chia seeds.


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