Energizing Chia Seed Pudding: A Nutritious and Delicious Treat

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Chia seeds have become very popular recently because of their value and how versatile they are in recipes. These small seeds are rich in fiber, protein, omega 3 fatty acids and various nutrients making them a fantastic ingredient for a diet. One of the ways to include chia seeds in your daily routine is by making a smooth and satisfying chia seed pudding. In this post, we’ll walk you through a to-follow and adaptable recipe that will help you whip up a nourishing and delicious treat.



1/2 cup chia seeds
2 cups almond milk (or any plant based milk you prefer)
2 3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey (adjust to your taste)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Dash of salt
Your choice of toppings (such as fruits, nuts, granola)


1. Mix the chia seeds, almond milk, maple syrup or honey vanilla extract and salt in a bowl until blended.

2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a lid. Chill it in the refrigerator for least 2 hours or overnight.
This method allows the chia seeds to soak up the liquid resulting in a pudding texture.

3. Once the pudding sets, gently mix it to ensure there are no lumps. If it is too thick, add some almond milk until you reach your desired thickness.

4. Portion out the chia seed pudding into bowls or jars. Top them with your toppings like berries, sliced bananas, nuts or a sprinkle of granola.

5. Serve the chilled chia seed pudding. Savor this delightful treat!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Chill time: 2 hours or overnight
Serving size: 2-3


For Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding, incorporate 2-3 tablespoons of cocoa powder for a chocolate flavor.
In the Mango Coconut Chia Seed Pudding, substitute coconut milk for almond milk and garnish with mango and shredded coconut.
For Peanut Butter Banana Chia Seed Pudding, mix in 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and top with banana slices and a drizzle of honey.

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Health Benefits

Chia seeds provide an array of nutrients.

  • Chia seed pudding made with around 1/4 cup of chia seeds per serving offers a range of benefits.
  • It supplies 11 grams of fiber.
  • Contains 4 grams of protein.
  • Provides 5 grams of fatty acids.
  • Offers 18% of the recommended daily intake (RDI) for calcium.
  • Contains 30% of the RDI for magnesium.
  • Supplies 27% of the RDI for phosphorus.
  • Provides 12% of the RDI for zinc.

    Enjoying chia seed pudding is a tasty way to add this superfood into your diet. Its smooth consistency and ability to be customized with flavors make it a great option for breakfast, a snack or dessert. The blend of fiber, protein and healthy fats in chia seeds helps you stay full and content while the array of micronutrients promotes health and wellness. By trying out toppings and flavor combinations, you can create delicious versions of this treat. Give this recipe a go to savor the goodness of chia seeds in an nourishing manner!

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