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Chia Pudding 3 Ways

Three different ways to make super simple and nutritious Chia puddings! A nutrient dense, make ahead breakfast that is kid friendly.

Course Breakfast
Diet GlutenFreeDiet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 199 kcal
Author Amy Rains

Ingredients

Nutty Mocha

  • 3 tbsp almond butter
  • 2 tsp cacao powder
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup (optional)
  • 1 tbsp chopped nuts for garnish

Raspberry Lemon

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 tbsp raw honey
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • fresh raspberries for garnish

Apple Cinnamon Raisin

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup diced apples
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup (optional)
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Begin by stirring together chia seeds and unsweetened milk, and choose the flavor you want following one of the steps below. 

  2. For the nutty mocha, stir in almond butter, cacao powder, instant coffee, and maple syrup. Let sit for at least one hour in the fridge. When firm, serve with chopped nuts.

  3. For the raspberry lemon, in a medium saucepan, cook raspberries, honey, lemon juice, and lemon zest over medium heat. Cook for 7-10 minutes, or until mixture is bubbly and well incorporated. Stir into the chia seed mixture. Let sit in the fridge for at least an hour or overnight. When firm, garnish with fresh raspberries (optional).

  4. For the apple cinnamon raisin, stir in vanilla extract, apples, raisins, syrup, and cinnamon. Stir in the chia seed mixture. Let sit for at least one hour in the fridge. Once firm, serve and garnish with additional cinnamon.

Recipe Notes

*Use any dairy-free milk: coconut, almond, cashew, flax, etc. My preference is my homemade cashew milk: soak 1 cup raw cashews in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Drain the water, add the cashews to the blender along with 4 cups filtered water. Add 1/4 tsp sea salt, and 1 tsp vanilla extract. Blend for a few minutes until smooth!

**Nutrition facts are only for the Nutty Mocha flavor

Nutrition Facts
Chia Pudding 3 Ways
Amount Per Serving
Calories 199 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Sodium 167mg7%
Potassium 197mg6%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 337mg34%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.