*Oatmeal is not a food product. It is food. Pick up a can of oatmeal and read the ingredients. Mine says 100% Whole Grain Rolled Oats.
*Canned pumpkin is the same way. Ingredient: Pumpkin.
*Mix the two with raisins, walnuts, and honey for a hearty breakfast made from real food.
*Oatmeal is like an off-white canvas welcoming your creativity. As an example of how creative one can get with oatmeal, try this recipe by Korean-American chef Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia in Louisville (a rocking city). Since coming across this recipe last month, I have made some new version of it at least once a week and our tub of Korean pepper paste is rapidly diminishing.