Chia Pudding

Thrown together in just a couple minutes! Be sure to make this in advance (I like making it before bed) so it has time to thicken up.

For the chia pudding:

  • 3 cups unsweetened almond milk

  • 1/2 cup chia seeds

  • 1-3 tablespoons of honey or pure maple syrup, to taste

Suggested toppings:

  • Granola

  • Fresh fruit

  • Coconut flakes

  • Honey or Pure maple syrup

  • Cinnamon

  • Nuts and seeds

Directions:

  1. Whisk the almond milk, chia seeds, and sweetener together in a large bowl.

  2. Cover and chill in the fridge for 2.5-3 hours, or overnight.

  3. Stir well before serving. Portion into bowl(s) and add your desired toppings. Leftovers will keep in an air-tight container in the fridge for 3-5 days.

Why I love this:

A single serving of chia seeds has 18% of the recommended daily intake (RDI) for calcium and 27% of your daily RDI for phosphorus, which promote bone health.  It also has  33% of your RDI for fiber, which promotes healthy digestion.  Chia seeds are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, with nearly five grams in a one-ounce serving.