Cardamon Spiced Oatmeal with Dates and Pistachio

Comforting oatmeal is always a good idea for breakfast. I like to play around with different ingredients to jazz up my oatmeal to make it delicious and nutritious. This recipe is inspired by my Middle-Eastern roots, combining the wonderful flavours of dates, pistachio and cardamon.Hope you enjoy this recipe, sahtein!

Oatmeal with dates, pistachio and cardamom

Cardamon Spiced Oatmeal with Dates and Pistachio

February 28, 2016

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Yields: 2


2 1/4 cup almond milk

1/3 cup oatmeal

2 tbsp. chia seeds

1 tbsp. hemp seed

1 tbsp. almond flakes

1 tbsp. coconut flakes

1 banana, mashed

4 dates, finely chopped

1 tbsp. pistachio, roughly chopped

1 tsp. cinnamon powder.

1/4 tsp. cardamom powder

Maple syrup or agave syrup


1Heat the almond milk in a saucepan. Add oatmeal and chia seeds, bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for a few minutes. Remove saucepan off the heat and add hemp seeds, almond flakes, coconut flakes,mashed bananas, dates, chopped pistachios, cinnamon and cardamom powder; mix ingredients together.

2Serve hot with maple syrup or agave syrup.