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Simple Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

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This 4-Ingredient Chia Pudding is made with almond milk, chia seeds, vanilla and sweetener of choice. It’s a healthy snack or after dinner dessert that is loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats!

How to make Chia seed pudding

Chia seed pudding is so easy to make and also extremely versatile! You can add different flavors, sweeteners or toppings to make it your own! For the sake of this recipe, we are sticking to an original vanilla flavor that is sure to be loved by all.

When chia seeds are mixed with liquid, they become a gel-like substance, similar to a chia egg. But to make chia seed pudding, you want to use a creamy liquid like your favorite milk. My favorite milk is almond, but coconut, oat or any other milk or nut milk will work for this recipe!

To start, you will want to mix the chia seeds with milk and stir well. For your sweetener, I like to use agave, however you can use date syrup, maple syrup, honey or any other liquid sweetener. If using a sugar base, you may need to alter the recipe and add more milk.

It’s really that simple, add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix really well. Store in a container with a lid in the fridge for up to 2 hours and your end result will be a delicious and healthy chia seed pudding.

Top if off with your favorite fruit and more

Now when I stated above that the possibilities are endless, I meant it! You can top the chia pudding off with your favorite fruit, chocolate, nuts and so much more!

For the vanilla, I like to keep it simple and add strawberries and cacao nibs. The strawberries give this pudding a sweet taste, while the cacao nibs add a nice crunch and texture. See below for many more topping ideas

Chocolate chia seed pudding- add cacao to the mixture before adding the chia pudding to the fridge for chocolate chia seed pudding

Top it off with your favorite nut nutter for more healthy fats

Sprinkle with your favorite protein bar for extra protein and texture!

Add protein to the mixture before adding the chia pudding to the fridge for protein chia pudding!

There are so many options that you can do to switch up this healthy snack or dessert. Get creative with it!

Chia seed pudding as a snack or dessert

Chia seed pudding tastes great as a mid-day snack or after dinner dessert. It is all vegan, plant-based and gluten-free!

Chia seed pudding is healthy because it is high in fiber, high in protein and high in healthy fats!

Simple Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

Recipe by Hannah KlingCourse: SnackCuisine: American
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes

This 4-Ingredient Chia Pudding is made with almond milk, chia seeds, vanilla and sweetener of choice. It’s a healthy snack or after dinner dessert that is loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chia seeds

  • 1+1/4 cup almond milk

  • 2 tsp agave

  • 1 tsp vanilla

Directions

  • Add all ingredients to a medium bowl and mix until well incorporated.
  • Cover and store in the fridge for a minimum of 2 hours or over night.
  • Mix well and top off with your favorite toppings!

Notes

  • Did you make this recipe? Don’t forget to tag @lovelydelites on Instagram!

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