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A glass of raspberry chia pudding

Easy Raspberry Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding Recipe


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  • Author: Susan
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 Cup 1x
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

Are you in search of a scrumptious treat that's not only indulgent but also packed with wholesome goodness?

Look no further! Introducing my Easy Raspberry Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding recipe—a delightful concoction that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup of Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1/4 cup of Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon of Erythritol or Stevia Sweetener
  • 1/2 cup of Fresh Raspberries, Mashed
  • Unsweetened Coconut for Garnish


Instructions

  1. In a bowl or large mason jar, mix the unsweetened almond milk, chia seeds, vanilla extract, and powdered erythritol sweetener or stevia.
  2. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes, then whisk to break up any clumps of chia seeds.
  3. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight, stirring occasionally.
  4. In another bowl or cup, mash the fresh raspberries with a muddler, fork or blender until smooth.
  5. To assemble the chia seed pudding, layer the chia seed mixture and mashed raspberries in serving glasses or jars.
  6. Sprinkle unsweetened shredded coconut on top for garnish.
  7. Refrigerate the raspberry vanilla chia seed pudding until ready to serve.

Notes

  • Plan Ahead for Meal Prep: This recipe is perfect for meal prep. Make a big batch at the start of the week for quick breakfasts or snacks.
  • Utilize Fresh Berries: Incorporate fresh raspberries for a burst of flavor and a pop of color in your pudding.
  • Highlight Health Benefits of Chia Seeds: Chia seeds are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and fiber. They promote satiety and digestive health.
  • Choose Your Container Wisely: Mason jars or glass jars are ideal for storing your chia pudding mixture. They're convenient and eco-friendly.
  • Experiment with Different Seeds: Try both black and white chia seeds for variety in texture and appearance.
  • Paleo-Friendly Recipe: This recipe is paleo-friendly, making it suitable for various dietary preferences.
  • Incorporate Healthy Fats: Chia seeds are rich in healthy fats, which are essential for overall well-being.
  • Up the Fiber Content: Chia seeds boast an impressive amount of fiber. Just two tablespoons contain around 10 grams!
  • Appreciate the Tiny Seeds: Despite their small size, chia seeds pack a nutritional punch. They absorb liquid and develop a gel-like consistency, perfect for pudding.
  • Ensure a Pudding-Like Consistency: Give your mixture a good stir before refrigerating to achieve a smooth, pudding-like texture.
  • Don't Limit Yourself to Vanilla: While vanilla is classic, experiment with other flavors like chocolate or almond by adding cocoa powder or almond extract.
  • Consider Adding Coconut Yogurt: Coconut yogurt adds creaminess and a hint of tropical flavor to your pudding.
  • Indulge with Dark Chocolate: Incorporate dark chocolate chips for added richness and a touch of decadence.
  • Balance with Greek Yogurt: Greek yogurt provides protein and creaminess to your pudding while balancing the sweetness of the berries.
  • Mindful of Airtight Containers: Store your prepared pudding in airtight containers to maintain freshness and prevent spillage.
  • Opt for Vegan Alternatives: Use vegan yogurt instead of traditional dairy options for a plant-based alternative.
  • Enhance Flavor with Nut Butter: Add a dollop of almond butter or your favorite nut butter for extra richness and flavor.
  • Embrace Pure Vanilla Extract: Choose high-quality pure vanilla extract for the best flavor profile in your pudding.
  • Sprinkle with Coconut Chips: Top your pudding with crunchy coconut chips for added texture and a tropical flair.
  • Enjoy the Process: Making chia seed pudding is simple and enjoyable. Experiment with ingredients and ratios to find your perfect recipe!
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 56
  • Sugar: 1.5 g
  • Sodium: 94 mg
  • Fat: 2.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg