Overnight Chia Seed Pudding: Quick and Basic Recipe

February 16, 2017

Overnight Chia Seed Pudding

 

Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients, packed with fiber, omegas, potassium, and magnesium, the superfood seeds are great for boosting energy, improving endurance, and even helping regulate digestion. Unlike flax seed, they don’t have to be ground in order for you to absorb the nutrients.

 

Vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, no bake/raw, oil-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free. High in anti-inflammatory omega-3s, this simple chia pudding is a make-ahead recipe that will save you time, fill you up on fiber, and help you debloat. Just make this in advance (preferably before bed) so it has time to thicken up. This overnight chia pudding recipe is great to make in a mason jar so you can easily transport it to work.

The consistency of the chia pudding will vary based on the kind of milk you use, don’t worry if it looks a bit thick or thin when you first try it out. If it’s too thick, try adding a touch more almond milk. Pop it in the fridge, and look forward to a special treat the next day.

Overnight Chia Seed Pudding: Quick and Basic Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbs chia seeds
  • 1/2 tbs honey
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • Coconut and Dried Apricots (or any preferred toppings)

Directions:

  1. Mix chia seeds, coconut milk, and honey together in a small bowl or glass mason jar. Let it set in refrigerator overnight.
  2. Chia seeds will expand and turn into pudding the consistency of applesauce. Remove it from the fridge.
  3. Serve chilled with sliced fruits or toppings of choice.

 

For this recipe, we used shredded coconut and dried apricots for toppings but feel free to top the pudding with your favorite fruit, spice or cocoa powder. Enjoy!


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