2 cups old fashioned oats (we use Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Oats)
1 cup pumpkin
4 cups water
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
1/2 Tbsp. freshly ground nutmeg
2 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. ground cloves
2 tsp. vanilla
Optional toppings: brown sugar, flax meal, toasted pecans or walnuts, dried cranberries, milk of choice, etc.
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Boil, stirring, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add vanilla.