Top 3 Chia Seed Pudding Recipes


by Anita Petrov June 18, 2018

Looking for an idea to add to your meal plan for the week?

Chia Seed Pudding is a great one! Packed with omegas, antioxidants, fiber, iron, calcium and protein. This little treat is easy to prep in less than 5 minutes and perfect on the go if needed. 

What is Chia Pudding ?

Chia pudding is a breakfast delight. Made overnight with a milk base, popular choices are either almond or coconut milk. Add sweeteners such as honey, maple, vanilla along with different toppings.

 

Why is Chia good for you?

They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiberiron, and calciumOmega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the "good" cholesterol that protects against heartattack and stroke. medical news today

 

Chia seeds are an unprocessed, whole-grain food that can be absorbed by the body as seeds (unlike flaxseeds). One ounce (about 2 tablespoons) contains 139 calories, 4 grams of protein, 9 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates and 11 grams of fiber, plus vitamins and minerals. webmd 

 

How much prep time is needed?

The beauty of this meal is that it takes 5 minutes or less to prep depending on how creative you get with your toppings. This is a great item to add to your meal plan for the week. It is healthy, easy and the kids will love it too!

 

What toppings can you add?

There are so many toppings you can add. Mix and Match some below for some amazing flavors!  

Various fruits: Strawberrries, Blueberries, Kiwi, Mango, Banana

Nuts: Slivered Almonds, Walnuts, Cashews

Seeds: Pumpkin, Flax

Flakes/ Nibs: Coconut flakes, Cocoa Nibs, Chocolate chips

Protein: Soy, Whey or any protein powder  

 

Here are a few of our favorite recipes:

  1. Simple can sometimes be one of the best.This recipe from the lemon bowl is great to kick start your chia pudding obsession. 

This creamy, maple-infused chia seed pudding is a naturally vegan breakfast recipe made with just five simple pantry ingredients. Allowing the chia seeds to soak overnight turns them into a tapioca-like pudding dream.

 

 Simple Chia Pudding

Recipe Here

 

  1. Did someone say chocolate?? Yes, please!! Minimalist baker knows how to peak our interest!

Simple, 6-ingredient chocolate chia seed pudding that's naturally sweetened and so thick and creamy. Loaded with nutrients and perfect for breakfast, a snack, or dessert!

 Chocolate Chia Pudding Chocolate Chia Pudding

Recipe Here

 

  1. For all my banana lovers.. don’t forget the banana split from eating bird food!! 

A healthy banana split inspired chia pudding with bananas, berries, toasted coconut flakes and cacao nibs!

 Chia Pudding

Recipe Here 

 




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