Recipe: Golden Milk Oats

A photo showing golden milk oats in a bowl with fruit on top

A warming, hearty and energising breakfast, inspired by the turmeric latte.

The perfect balance of protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats!


Serves 1

Total time: 20 minutes

Vegetarian, vegan (optional), dairy free (optional), refined sugar free, gluten free



  • ⅔ cup (60g) oats (certified gluten free, if needed, or brown rice flakes)
  • 1 cup (250ml) milk of your choice (e.g. almond, coconut or reduced fat cow’s milk)
  • ½ ripe banana, mashed
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp cinnamon 
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp plant based vanilla protein powder (optional)
  • 1 nectarine
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • ½ cup frozen berries



1. Bring oats, mashed banana and almond milk to boil in a pot and simmer, stirring occasionally for 15 minutes until creamy.

2. Stir in spices and optional protein powder, if using.

3. Spoon into a bowl and add toppings.



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