Easy Chia Pudding

So I am going to be posting more healthy desserts/breakfast items and decided to share this chia pudding recipe! Chia seed pudding it is very easy to make and is a great source of high quality plant based protein, vitamins and minerals. It is also gluten-free.

Chia seeds were used by the Aztecs and Mayans back in the day. “Chia” means “strength” in ancient Mayan. No wonder these guys were amazing warriors!

  • Chia seeds are loaded with antioxidants

  • Antioxidants fight the production of free radicals, which can damage cell molecules and contribute to aging and diseases like cancer.[1]
  • Good source of fiber

  • Fiber helps feed the friendly bacteria in your intestines, keeping your gut flora fed, which is important for optimal health.[2]
  • There are many good benefits to reap from incorporating chia seeds to your plant based diet, and this chia pudding is one of many ways to do it. Let’s start the Plant Based Mojo!

    Ingredients

    Yields: 2 servings

    • 1 cup unsweetened plain almond milk
    • 4 tablespoons chia seeds
    • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

    Method Of Preparation

    1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl, then transfer to mason jars. Store in the refrigerator for 4 hours or over night.
    2. Taste for seasoning and adjust with more maple syrup to taste if necessary.

    Finish

    Add fresh fruit of your choice and cinnamon. You can add vanilla extract if you like. If it is too thick you can add more milk. Enjoy your easy chia pudding!