Healthy Chia Seed Pudding. Best Selection + No Hassle Returns. There are a TON of chia seed recipes out there (and I have dozens posted here on EBF), but if you're chia newbie, chia pudding is an awesome first-timer recipe because you'll get a real sense of their absorption power, the gel-like texture chia seeds create and their ability to help keep you full. Chia seed pudding is a simple and delicious way to easily get the benefits of chia seeds.
Pure maple syrup and vanilla extract are used as this recipe's primary sweeteners. Domesticate ME suggests using almond milk, as most chia seed pudding recipes call for, but notes that you can substitute it equally with soy, coconut, or regular milk. If you're looking for an even creamier texture, you can swap almond milk with another protein-heavy superfood—Greek yogurt. *For more flavor ideas, check out our Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding and PB&J Chia Seed Pudding! You can cook Healthy Chia Seed Pudding using 5 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Healthy Chia Seed Pudding
- It’s 1/3 cup of Chia Seeds.
- It’s 1.5 cups of Milk.
- You need 2 tbs of Runny Honey (or Maple Syrup).
- You need 1 tsp of Vanilla Extra.
- It’s 1 tsp of Cinnamon.
When you're in need of a quick, no-cook, make-ahead breakfast, chia pudding checks all the boxes. You can even keep jars of it in the fridge for snacks or dessert. Chia Seed Pudding Recipe with Almond Milk. Chia seed pudding with almond milk is amazingly tasteless so you can add all kinds of subtle flavors such as vanilla extract.
Healthy Chia Seed Pudding instructions
- Place all ingredients into a bowl. Mix very, very, very well and cover with saran wrap..
- Place bowl into the fridge for thirty minutes. Stir again..
- Return back to the fridge for at least another 2 – 3 hours. The result is a thick pudding similar to rice pudding..
I love using almond milk for vanilla-flavored chia pudding. Natural vanilla isn't very strong so it's hard to taste it when there is other dominant flavors accompanying it. You can also sprinkle them on top of cereal, yogurt, vegetables or rice dishes. Chocolate pudding is a classic, but this one's packed with unexpected ingredients—like prunes and tahini—in addition to chia seeds, raw cacao powder, and almond butter. Strawberry Coconut: Use coconutmilk for the milk of choice in the base recipe, and garnish with sliced strawberries or layer the pudding in a glass between layers of chopped berries (as shown in the photo below).