Satisfy Your Chocolate Craving With This Chia Seed Pudding

This chocolate chia seed pudding is a delicious, filling dessert in a cup. 

 It’s sweet and rich, yet healthy enough to enjoy as breakfast. 

If you’ve never had a chia seed pudding, it’s a new kind of breakfast in a cup that packs more nutrients than your usual breakfast. 

And instead of having the velvety texture of pudding, you have a spoonful of rich yet seedy chocolate cream. 

If you are one who loves poppy seeds on everything, you’ll love chia pudding. 

Chia seeds have a ton of health benefits. They one of the best anti-inflammatory foods you can eat to fight inflammation.

 Not only that, chia seeds are loaded with good-for-you nutrients like fiber, protein, and heart-healthy omega-3s. 

What’s more, chocolate chia pudding is as easy to make as your morning coffee.

All it takes is a few ingredients and a glass jar to store. 

To make, simply add all ingredients in a container and give it a good mix. Sore it in the fridge overnight and you’ll have a delicious on-the-go meal you can actually get excited about. 

 If you’re following the keto diet, this chia seed recipe also makes a great low-carb breakfast option. 

 Just substitute the maple syrup with keto-friendly sweeteners. All you need are five ingredients — plus the toppings of your choosing. 

Prep Time
5 minutes

Cook Time
5 hours

Total Time
5 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp raw honey or maple syrup (or keto sweetener)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • GARNISH (optional)
  • mint leaves
  • coconut shaves

Instructions

    1. In a small bowl, combine the first four ingredients except for the vanilla. Stir together until combined. Add the chia seeds and stir them thoroughly. 
    2. Pour mixture into a mason jar and refrigerate overnight or until it reaches the desired thickness. I usually leave it in the fridge overnight. 
    3. Sprinkle the fresh fruits and the shredded coconut chips on top. Enjoy!
    4. In a medium-size bowl, add the cacao powder, maple syrup, vanilla extract, dairy-free milk, and chia seeds. Whisk together until all ingredients are combined.
    5. Leave the mixture in the bowl for 15 minutes without stirring for the chia seeds to gel. After 15 minutes, whisk it together one more time.
    6. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator overnight for a minimum of 4 hours. 
    7. Remove the chocolate chia seed pudding from the fridge and stir together with a spoon. Serve into small dessert-sized glasses. Top with your favorite fruit, chocolate shavings, or other garnishes.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1


Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 463Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 134mgCarbohydrates: 65gFiber: 15gSugar: 43gProtein: 7g

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