10 Easy, Healthy Chia Pudding Recipes That Could Pass for Dessert
When you're in need of a quick, no-cook, make-ahead breakfast, chia pudding checks all the boxes. You can even keep jars of it in the fridge for snacks or dessert. But sweet, satisfying chia pudding offers more than convenience. It boasts all the nutritional benefits of chia seeds, such as fiber, protein, omega-3s, and antioxidants. Dig in.
Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
"Not only is this such a healthy and easy recipe but it's also delicious! It's difficult to eat healthy when you're a student living on your own with little time to cook," says monicake. "But this is a great solution for my constant chocolate cravings!"
Raspberry Chia Pudding
"I love the recipe for not using sugar. I substituted almond milk as I didn't have any rice milk on hand. Tasted great! It was a perfect way to use fresh-picked raspberries and still avoid sugar," Kathleen Smith says.
Almond Strawberry Chia Seed Pudding
"My daughter loves this, too. She will even choose it over ice cream!" says alosiewski. "After preparing this, I like to divide it into pint size jars to sit overnight. Perfect for grabbing quickly in the morning on my way out the door."
Chia Greek Yogurt Pudding
"Very good flavor! I love the addition of the cinnamon. Definitely don't leave it out," says France C.
Cacao Nib Chia Pudding
Blend this creamy, dairy-free cacao nib pudding, and you'll forget you're eating chia seeds.
Chia Pudding with Strawberry Puree
Serve this sweet, slightly tart Chia Pudding with Strawberry Puree as a light dessert all spring and summer.
Blueberry Chia Pudding with Almond Milk
"So easy and delicious! I garnished mine with extra berries and ground flaxseed for a nice nutty flavor," Stephanie Sagheb says.
Mexican Mocha Chia Seed Pudding (Keto)
Coffee, unsweetened cocoa powder, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper bring a kick to this chia pudding.
Chia Seed Pudding
"I have been experimenting with chia seed recipes, and I really liked this one," reviewer Sugarplum says of this basic recipe. "The maple syrup added just enough sweetness without it being too sweet."
Chia Coconut Pudding with Coconut Milk
"My kids enjoyed this and kept eating more! I added fruits like fresh pineapple, kiwi, pears, and granola since I didn't have strawberries. It's a keeper," says Sagittaloha.
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