Breakfast

Blue Matcha Chia Pudding

Blue Matcha Chia Pudding is a great meal prep breakfast idea to make at the start of the week. It's made with simple and wholesome ingredients and comes together in under 5 minutes. Top it off with fresh fruit or berries for a complete meal.
blue chia seed pudding in a jar with strawberry slices

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • This Matcha Chia Pudding is healthy and full of omega-3’s.
  • It’s quick and easy to make and takes less than five minutes.
  • It’s a perfect meal prep breakfast idea for the entire week.
  • Matcha chia pudding is made with only 5 ingredients.
  • Chia pudding is a healthy and filling snack or breakfast.
  • This recipe is low sugar and low carb.
  • Matcha is a great source of antioxidants and tastes amazing.
  • Chia pudding is vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, plant-based and dairy-free.
  • Try my classic chia pudding or my matcha chia pudding recipe.
blue chia pudding in a bowl

What Is Blue Matcha?

Blue Matcha is a beautiful, vibrant powder that is made from the petals of a flower that is indigenous to Thailand. It’s rich in antioxidants that are known for stimulating collagen production and reducing inflammation. You can use it in lemonade, to make a blue matcha latte or as a food coloring.

What Are The Benefits Of Chia Seeds?

  • Chia seeds are high in protein and fiber which is great for digestion.
  • They can help manage blood sugar levels.
  • Chia seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids which is great for heart health.
  • They’re great for energy levels and can help you power through a workout.
  • They are are high in antioxidants.
all the ingredients you need to make blue matcha pudding.

Ingredients And Substitutions

This matcha chia seed pudding only requires five simple ingredients. You technically only needs three, but I love to add in vanilla and a little bit of sweetener.

You can use black chia seeds or white chia seeds. I usually get a package at Trader Joe’s or from Mamma Chia online.

I use almond milk for this liquid portion in this recipe. You can use any type of nut or seed milk for a non-dairy/vegan recipe. If you aren’t vegan, you can use regular milk as well.

Blue matcha powder is essential for this matcha chia seed pudding recipe.

vanilla extract adds a bit of sweetness that I encourage you to add. If you don’t have this ingredient, you can skip it.

I love adding in a little bit of sweetener like maple syrup. You can also use honey, agave, or date syrup. You may also omit the sweetener.

How To Make

This healthy chia pudding is incredibly easy to make and takes less than five minutes to put together. This longest part is letting them sit in the fridge for a minimum of 15 minutes.

1. Mix together chia seeds and matcha powder.

blue matcha powder and chia seeds

2. Add in almond milk, vanilla extract and maple syrup and whisk until all the ingredients are well incorporated.

blue matcha powder, chia seeds, almond milk and maple syrup in a bowl.

3. Cover and let sit in the fridge for a minimum of 15-20 minutes.

the blue chia pudding

Tips And Tricks

  • Combine matcha powder and chia seeds first to avoid any clumps. Use a wooden matcha whisk for best results, or sift the powder into the chia seeds.
  • Add in almond milk and liquids last to avoid chia seeds sticking together. Whisk really well for 1-2 minutes, scraping the sides as needed.
  • Use a wider, deep bowl rather than a smaller one to avoid the chia seeds sticking together.
  • If your pudding is lumpy in the end, simply take a spoon and break up the lumps.
  • Adjust the ratio of liquid to chia seeds depending on your preferred consistency. I like mine to be in the middle of runny-thick.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does this chia pudding last?

When stored in the fridge in an airtight container, this pudding will last all week long, about 5-7 days.

What can I eat this pudding with?

I love to top mine off with strawberries, blueberries, coconut or even raspberries.

What does matcha taste like?

Matcha is a bit on the earthy side, but it’s not overpowering in my opinion. When made with a little bit of sweetener it tastes amazing.

a hand holding a jar with strawberry slices that are topped with blue chia pudding.

Other Chia Recipes You May Like:

If you make this blue matcha chia pudding recipe, I would really appreciate a comment and rating down below, under the recipe card. Don’t forget to take a picture and tag me over on InstagramTiktok or Pinterest!

Blue Matcha Chia Pudding

Blue Matcha Chia Pudding is a great meal prep breakfast idea to make at the start of the week. It's made with simple and wholesome ingredients and comes together in under 5 minutes. Top it off with fresh fruit or berries for a complete meal.
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PREP TIME:
5 minutes
COOK TIME:
20 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
25 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

Chia Pudding

  • 1/3 cup chia seeds
  • 2 tsp blue matcha powder
  • 1 + 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 2 tsp maple syrup, agave, honey or date syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Toppings
  • Fresh strawberries

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

4 servings

Directions

  1. Start by mixing together the chia seeds and blue matcha powder with a whisk until there are little to no clumps left.
  2. Next, add in the almond milk, vanilla extract and maple syrup, whisk for 1-2 minutes or until ingredients are well combined.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 15 minutes.
  4. Mix well and top off with your favorite toppings.

Notes

  • chia pudding is best stored in an airtight container and enjoyed within 5-7 days.
  • Combine matcha powder and chia seeds first to avoid any clumps. Use a wooden matcha whisk for best results, or sift the powder into the chia seeds.
  • Use a wider, deep bowl rather than a smaller one to avoid the chia seeds sticking together.
  • If your pudding is lumpy in the end, simply take a spoon and break up the lumps.
  • Adjust the ratio of liquid to chia seeds depending on your preferred consistency. I like mine to be in the middle of runny-thick.

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