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Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

This 3-ingredient Chia Seed Pudding recipe is the best for creating a simple base. Create different flavors like vanilla, chocolate raspberry, banana nut, lemon blueberry, or peanut butter and jelly.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Refrigeration: 2 hours
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 193 kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • 2 cups milk oat, almond, cashew, or coconut
  • 2-4 Tbsp. sweetener* honey, pure maple syrup, or monk fruit
  • 1 tsp. vanilla optional

Optional Toppings:

  • See Recipe Notes for ingredient amounts

Instructions

  1. Whisk together milk, sweetener, and vanilla in a large bowl. If making the chocolate or banana pudding, mix in the cocoa powder or cinnamon as well.

  2. Stir in the chia seeds by hand and then let it sit. Give it a stir after 5 minutes and then again after 10 minutes.

  3. Transfer the chia seed pudding to four 6-ounce glass jars and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to overnight.

  4. Give the pudding another good stir and then serve with additional toppings. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information is calculated without any optional toppings.

Optional Toppings: The amounts listed below are for an entire batch of 4 chia seed puddings:

  • Chocolate. ¼ cup cocoa powder mixed into the pudding, and ½ cup raspberries and shredded coconut on top. Also, be sure to use 4 tablespoons of sweetener to counteract the bitterness from the cocoa powder.
  • Lemon Blueberry. 1 cup blueberries that has been microwaved for 30-60 seconds, and 1 tsp. lemon zest.
  • Banana Nut. 1 tsp. cinnamon mixed into the pudding, and 2 sliced bananas and ¼ cup toasted pecans on top.
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly. ¼ cup peanut butter, and ¼ cup grape jelly.

Meal Prep and Storage:

  • To Store: Seal in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3-5 days. Stir before serving.
  • To Freeze: Place in a freezer-safe airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
Nutrition Facts
Chia Seed Pudding Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 60mg3%
Potassium 151mg4%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 258IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 307mg31%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.