Creamy Chia Seed Puddings

chia seed pudding with passionfruit and blueberries

These chia seed puddings are amazing!

 

1) They taste delicious as breakfast, a snack or dessert

2) They are ready in a flash with no fancy gizmo’s necessary

3) You can keep them prepared in your fridge all ready to go for when you are short on time

4) They are super nutritious and filling.

Chia Seed Puddings 

Base:

1/2 c of chia seeds 

3 to 3 1/2 c of nut milk (cashew is my favourite) 

Seeds of a vanilla pod or a dash of natural vanilla extract

1-2 tsp maca powder (optional)

Mix nut milk, vanilla and maca in a bowl. Add chia seeds and continue to stir with a fork until well mixed through.

Keep giving them a stir every few minutes while you prepare your toppings.

Mixture should start to thicken in 15-20 minutes or leave overnight.

Toppings:

Your options are unlimited here really…

Chopped fruit – bananas, strawberries, tamarillo, passionfruit…

Blended berries (as I have done here with raspberries)

Dried fruit

Dehydrated buckwheat

Cacao nibs

Once chia puddings are semi set,serve into bowls and top with your favourite fruits.For this once I simply blended 1 1/1 c of raspberries with the juice of an orange and poured on top. 

These keep in the fridge for days so are great to make on Sunday night for a busy week ahead. 

Sometimes I will also add a spoonful or two of a freeze dried berry powder (acai, goji, pomegranate, blueberry) into the nut milk if I am running a bit short of topping ideas. 

 

Enjoy,

Kate

 

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