Preheat a 4-quart pot over medium heat. Sauté onion in olive oil with a pinch of salt for about 5 minutes, until translucent.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Coat an 8½ by 4½ inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
In a small saucepan, over medium heat, whisk together pumpkin purée, pumpkin pie spice, milk, syrup and vanilla extract.
In a large stockpot, cook ground beef or turkey over medium-high heat until browned, stirring frequently.
With the school year well under way, nothing rings more true than the adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
If you have time in the morning to wait in line for your Pumpkin Spice Latte before class, you have more than enough time to make breakfast.