Chia Seed Pudding

Dave and Steve eat this for breakfast pretty much every morning. Its a really wholesome breakfast that is packed with nutrition, great for your digestion, brain function and a powerful start to the day. We usually mix our chia pudding first and while it is thickening up, prepare our fruit toppings.  

Prep time : 10 mins | Total time : 10mins | Serves 1 | Difficulty: Easy

Chia seed pudding is a super wholesome breakfast and really simple to make. Dave has been eating it for breakfast everyday for the last 4 years. It is packed with fibre, omega 3 essential fatty acids and also protein as well as lots of antioxidants. There is a process to making it, we always soak our chia seeds along with some ground flax seed, some cacao nibs, other seeds we might have and soak them in oat milk. The ratio is approximately 1 part chia seeds to 5 part plant milk, mix with a fork and leave to sit while you prep your fruit to top. We usually leave the chia pudding to sit for about 10 minutes and often have to add a little more milk till it reaches a pudding like texture that the fruit sits on top of it without sinking.

You can top your chia pudding with a huge assortment of toppings. We usually pile on the fresh fruit. If you have a sensitive gut then you are better focusing on berries such as strawberries, blueberries and raspberries, kiwis are also easy on sensitive guts as are oranges and grapes as they are all low in FODMAPS.

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Chia seed pudding


Dave and Steve eat this every morning for breakfast. Its a really wholesome breakfast that is packed with nutrition, great for your digestion, brain function and a powerful start to the day. We usually mix our chia pudding first and while it is thickening up, prep our fruit toppings.

Takes 10 minutes

Serves 1

Ingredients
 

  • Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp chia seeds
  • 150 ml rice milk/oat milk
  • 1 tsp almond butter
  • Fruit to top with such as:
  • Strawberries kiwi, raspberries, blueberries, apple, pear, banana.
  • some soy yogurt
  • Optional garnishes:
  • cocoa nibs/desiccated coconut yogurt to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Method;
  • Put the chia seeds and milk in a bowl and stir with fork for 30 seconds to incorporate all the seeds and the milk and then leave it rest and sit for 10-15 minutes or overnight
  • Prep your fruit by chopping it into bite size pieces – kiwi, strawberry, raspberry, blueberries, banana, kaki fruit, apple, pear to name a few..
  • Once the chia seeds have been soaking for 10-15 minutes or so, use a fork and mix them for approx a minute breaking them up till they reach a nice lose consistency, you may need add a little more milk if too thick. Top the soaked chia seed pudding with your fruit, the teaspoon of almond butter and soy yoghurt. Arrange everything so that it looks really pretty and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 345kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 11gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 12gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 80mgPotassium: 308mgFiber: 18gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 338IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 539mgIron: 5mg
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2 Comments

  1. latestMod says:

    Just made this chia seed pudding and it’s absolutely delicious! The addition of vanilla and lemon is such a nice touch. I’ll definitely be making this again.

  2. Neet and angel says:

    I’ve been trying out chia seed pudding for a few weeks now and I’m obsessed with the texture and the boost of omega-3s. Your recipe is my go-to now, the addition of vanilla and honey is a game-changer. Would love to see some more chia seed pudding variations on the blog!

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