All I can say is chocolate chia pudding ... yum!
Healthy eating is all about eating good fuel for your body AND eating for pleasure. This delicious treat fits both categories. It's chocolatey goodness that's made with chia seeds. Chia seeds are rich in protein, iron and fibre. The result is a gelatinous or pudding-like consistency similar to tapioca pudding. It's also quite low in sugar.
Feel free to play with the recipe. The richest version is made with the canned coconut milk (coconut and chocolate - awesome!). I love orange chocolate and mint chocolate so sometimes I add a drop or two of mint extract or orange blossom water.
Chocolate Chia Pudding Ingredients
3 TBSP chia seeds
1 cup milk (dairy, plant-based alternative, canned coconut milk is especially delicious)
1 TBSP cocoa powder
1.5 tsp sugar
Chocolate Chia Pudding Directions
- Combine all ingredients in a container with a lid.
- Stir well to thoroughly combine.
- Leave at room temperature for 30 minutes to allow gel to start.
- Refrigerate overnight.