Pumpkin and oats: two of highest quality carbs you can get. That’s why I pumpkin spice oatmeal is one of my go-to meals nearly every time I have a carb-up. I throw in some vanilla whey isolate for extra protein and all the usual spices, and include a handful of raisins for a bit of texture and extra sweetness too.

Carb-Up Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Recipe



  1. Add all ingredients into your Instant Pot and stir together well.

  2. Set the Instant Pot to ‘Steam’ on high for 4 minutes then allow the pressure to release naturally for 20 minutes.

  3. Release any remaining pressure (if any) then open the pot. Stir and add to bowls. Serve hot with fat-free Greek yogurt, extra almond milk, cinnamon, raisins or sweetener if desired.

What’s your favourite carb-up oatmeal recipe? Did you give this low-fat, carb-up Instant Pot pumpkin spice oatmeal recipe a try? Please share your thoughts in the comments. Or if you share pics on Instagram, tag me so I can see your creation. Enjoy!