This Chia Seed Pudding Recipe* is a super simple, healthy, and great tasting pudding that you can make for breakfast or enjoy as a snack any time. This is so easy, but requires a little planning in that it is going to taste best when it’s made ahead. In fact, I suggest you keep a bowl in the fridge so you have it available when you want a healthy snack.
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Chia seeds are on the forefront of clean eating. I’m hearing lots of people talking about them, and let me tell you, what I’ve heard is true! Honestly, I’ve noticed a big difference in my personal endurance since I’ve been incorporating them in my own eating. I add chia seeds to oatmeal, salads, smoothies, and more. When they are dry, chia seeds are kind of similar to poppy seeds. When you soak them, they plump up, and I would describe them as sort of like tapioca, sweet and soft on the outside, with a crunchy-type of center.
::Learn more about this super food and the benefits of Chia Seeds HERE.
Adapt this Chia Seed Pudding with your own add-ins to suit your tastes. (This recipe is gluten-free. You can keep it dairy-free depending on what you choose as your add-in options.)
- Cocoa powder (1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon)
- Fresh Coconut
- Chocolate Chips (for the kids!)
- One ripe banana, mashed
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- Dash of vanilla
- Half cup milk (Make this recipe dairy-free by using Almond or Coconut Milk)
- Combine ingredients, cover, and refrigerate
- Sweet with a drizzle of honey according to taste. If your banana was very ripe, you won't need any additional sweetener.
- Add your favorite toppings: Cocoa powder (1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon), Almonds, Walnuts, Pecans, Flaxseed, Fresh Coconut, Craisins, Raisins, Chocolate Chips
More Chia Recipes:
- Try this recipe for Dark Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding HERE.
Add Chia Seeds to any of these recipes:
*This Chia Seed Pudding recipe is adapted from Angela’s Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl at Oh She Glows.