5 Ingredients: Chia Pudding

Have you tried chia seeds? They plump up when soaked and when combined with a milk (or a dairy alternative like coconut milk) create a cool, creamy pudding.

Love chia seeds? This easy-to-make, creamy pudding is bursting with fiber, omega-3 fat and tropical flavors.

What is Chia Pudding?

One of the most magical characteristics of tiny chia seeds is how they can act as an thickening agent. When introduced to liquid such as milk, soy milk, almond milk or coconut milk, the seeds expand and soften, creating a pudding-like concoction. Create a mixture of your favorite flavors and after a few hours in the fridge, indulge in the velvety goodness.

Tropical Chia Pudding

Serves: 4
2 ¼ cups vanilla coconut milk
1 tablespoon honey
½ cup white chia seeds
½ cup chopped fruit (suggestions: pineapple and mango)
2 tablespoons toasted pumpkin seeds
Equipment: 4 (4-ounce) ramekins (optional)

In a large bowl, combine coconut milk, honey and chia seeds; whisk well. Transfer mixture to 4 ramekins (if using) and transfer to the refrigerator to set for at least 4 hours or overnight. Serve topped with fruit and pumpkin seeds.

Nutrition Info Per Serving

Calories: 151; Total Fat: 7 grams; Saturated Fat: 2 grams; Total Carbohydrate: 21 grams
Sugars: 11 grams; Protein: 4 grams; Sodium:  9 milligrams; Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
Fiber: 7 grams

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