Rooibos red power breakfast

red power breakfast

You can make a big batch of these in advance and reheat a steaming bowlful on chilly winter mornings.


  • 1 cup red espresso® Rooibos
  • 1 cup rolled oats (gluten free if available)
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 dates, de-pitted and chopped
  • ½ teaspoon Himalayan rock salt
  • 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 banana chopped
  • Greek yoghurt or almond milk, to serve
  • Fresh fruit, to serve
  • Toasted almonds, to serve


  1. Prepare red espresso® ground Rooibos  as you would coffee  using your coffee appliance:
  2. Add all ingredients except banana and cook for 15 minutes stirring regularly to prevent sticking. Add more water if needed.
  3. Add chopped banana and cook for a further 5 minutes continuing to stir.
  4. Serve with Greek yoghurt or almond milk, fresh fruit and toasted almonds.

Recipe development and styling by Peta Suzanne Oshry
Photography by Kate Cozens

Red Espresso (Pty) Ltd. is not affiliated with, endorsed or sponsored by Nespresso.

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