Recipe: Choc Chip Oatmeal Cookies

A plate of choc chip oatmeal cookies

The simplest and most wholesome chocolate chip cookies you’ll ever come across.

The ideal snack to fuel up on before training.


Makes 6 cookies

Total time: 25 minutes

Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free



  • 1 cup (100g) oats (certified gluten free, if needed, or swap for quinoa flakes)
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 30g dark chocolate, chopped



  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line a tray with baking paper.
  2. Mash banana, then stir in oats, baking powder, vanilla and chopped chocolate until well combined.
  3. Spoon onto baking tray to make 6 cookies, and bake for 15 minutes until golden.
  4. Allow to cool and enjoy!


This recipe is part of the HBF Run Meal Plan, created by Janina Gelbke, an ambassador of HBF Run for a Reason 2019.