This little jar of soaked chia seeds makes the perfect breakfast or snack. Chia seeds have been labelled a superfood for good reason! High in fibre, antioxidants, omega 3 ALA, vitamins and minerals, they really are one powerful little seed.
Prepared the night before, your chia seeds will soak up all of the liquid, leaving you with a delicious wholesome pudding with a creamy texture and subtle sweetness. With lots of fibre to keep systems moving and tummies full, good fats to get you glowing, and vitamins and minerals, chia pods are a versatile, delicious and nutritious way to start your day.
Your insides will shine from the benefit this Chocolate Almond Chia Pudding brings. 100% vegan, gluten free, and lactose free, it’s a healthy breakfast anyone can enjoy.
¼ cup (4 tablespoons) chia seeds
1 cup (250ml) almond milk, or milk of choice
1 tsp cocoa powder
1 cup of frozen or fresh berries
½ tsp maple syrup to sweeten
Combine chia seeds, milk, cocoa powder, and maple syrup (if desired) in a container or bowl. Stir to combine, then stir again after 5 minutes. Let soak covered for at least 30 minutes, or overnight.
This chia pudding is perfect for preparing the night before so you have a nutritious snack ready to grab and eat.
To serve, add fresh berries, or heated frozen berries cooked over a low heat in a saucepan for 3-5 mins.
Optional extras: dark chocolate shavings, shredded coconut, coconut yoghurt.
Makes 2 serves.