Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 t vanilla extract
  • optional: 1/4t cinnamon

 

 

 

 

Method:

  • Whisk all ingredients in bowl- including all extra flavours and fruits added
  • Pour mixture into small jars or glass container
  • Set for minimum of 4 hours or overnight
  • Add toppings as desired

Variations: 

Chocolate- add 1/4c cocoa when blending

Peanut butter- add 3T of peanut butter and blend with milk prior to whisking

Protein Boost- add 2T of 180 Protein Powder when whisking

Fruit- Add in lemon rind and a squeeze of lemon juice while whisking. After set, add a mix of chopped banana, blueberries and raspberries with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top

Sweet Dessert- Add 1/4c honey, maple syrup or some stevia when whisking. Stick to cinnamon as your sweetner if you want to do it all as a whole food breakfast

There are so many variations that you can add to this whole food recipe- so just mix and match and try different ideas to see what you like the best. It is great as a quick breakfast or a lovely dessert to take to a friends (easy to pre-make as seen in picture above).

Chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse. They are very high in protein and Omega-3 fatty-acids which are used to build cell membranes. This whole food breakfast contains a well-balanced amount of protein, fats and carbohydrates to set you up for the day- add the fruit as a garnish and it is full of a variety of minerals and vitamins.