Chia Pudding Three Ways – Raw, Vegan and Gluten Free

Chia pudding needs no introduction. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have already noticed my obsession with chia pudding and some of my favorite flavors. Some of the reasons I like chia pudding are: making chia pudding is easy and doesn’t require a long list of ingredients, it is delicious and choke full of nutrients, it makes for a wonderful make ahead on the go breakfast/pre and post workout snack and helps with those afternoon hunger pangs/ sweet cravings, they are like a blank canvas and can be flavored as desired and the list goes on and on.  For the recipe below, you can adjust the amount of nut mylk to adjust the consistency. You can make it the night before or a few days in advance as they store well in the refrigerator for up to a few days. You can also increase the quantity of specific fruits and flavor combination if you prefer a specific flavor instead of all three flavors.

Ingredients
1.5 Cups Nut Mylk (I used Coconut Mylk)
1 (8 oz.) Can Full Fat Coconut Milk
1/2 Cup Yoghurt (I used Coconut Yoghurt)
1/4 Cups Chia Seeds
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
2 Teaspoons Pure Maple Syrup
Pinch of Sea Salt
3 Tablespoons Mango Puree
5-6 Black Plums/Jamun, pitted
2 Tablespoons Nectarine, chopped
1/2 Banana, ripe
1/2 Teaspoon Tahini
1 Teaspoon Cacao Powder
Sesame Seeds, Sunflower Seeds and Toasted Coconut for topping, optional

Process

  1. In a mixing bowl, add 1.5 Cups of nut mylk, vanilla, maple syrup, sea salt and chia seeds and whisk well to combine. Let the mixture rest in refrigerator for at-least an hour or until ready to assemble.
  2. Mango Pudding: Blend mango puree with coconut yoghurt, taste and add some maple syrup if you require additional sweetness.
    Plum Pudding: Blend pitted plums with nectarine and 1/2 can of full fat coconut milk, taste and add some maple syrup if you require additional sweetness. (I didn’t have to add any additional sweetener).
    Chocolate Tahini Pudding: Blend Banana, tahini, cacao powder and 1/2 can of full fat coconut milk. taste and add some maple syrup or more banana if you require additional sweetness.
  3. Assemble: Divide the chilled chia mixture into three serving bowls/glasses and top it with desired flavor and toppings.

Enjoy! 🙂

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