Ginger, Turmeric, Cardamom, Buckwheat Honey Oatmeal

Ginger, Turmeric, Cardamom, Buckwheat Honey Oatmeal

YIELD: Makes 1 serving


1/2 - 3/4 cup - milk of choice

1 packet (approx. 1 oz.) - plain instant oatmeal

1/4 tsp. - ground ginger

1/4 tsp. - ground turmeric

1/4 tsp. - ground cardamom

2 tsp. - buckwheat honey

1 T - toasted pistachios, chopped (optional)

2 tsp. - dried cranberries, optional


Heat milk in a microwaveable mug in microwave until boiling, approximately 1 minute on high.

Pour packet of oatmeal into serving bowl. Add ginger, turmeric, cardamom.

Pour heated milk on top of oatmeal and stir, adding more milk as needed until desired consistency is reached.

Top with honey, pistachios and cranberries.


Turn this into an especially delicious treat by using coconut milk or topping with coconut whipped cream.

Get creative with toppings! Any type of dried fruit and nuts work well with this recipe.

Recipe courtesy of chef Jenny Dorsey, made for the National Honey Board