Morning Protein: Pumpkin Oatmeal Mug Bake – Hiland Dairy

Morning Protein: Pumpkin Oatmeal Mug Bake


Experts recommend that adults try to consume 30 grams of protein with every meal.

Getting to that magic number 30 can seem daunting…until you realize that in many cases, all you need to do is ‘Just Add Hiland.’ A glass of Hiland Dairy Milk here or a scoop of Hiland Dairy Cottage Cheese there can pump up the protein in a way that’s not only nutritious, but delicious too!

In fact, check out this tasty recipe that packs in 30 grams of protein. All you need is a coffee mug to cook this simple breakfast. It’s sure to warm you up on a crisp, fall morning. Plus, it will help keep you full and focused!

Pumpkin Oatmeal Mug Bake




Combine eggs, oats, 1/3 cup milk, canned pumpkin, chia seeds, cinnamon and salt in a microwave-safe mug. Microwave at 50% power for about 4 minutes, checking center to see that all egg is cooked through. Serve with an 8-ounce glass of milk and an optional drizzle of maple syrup.

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