red power breakfast recipe

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 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