Chia Seed Pudding is the perfect make-ahead feel good breakfast or snack!
A little dairy, some chia seeds, and a swirl of honey are all it takes to make a breakfast that keeps everyone energized all morning long!
Top it with your favorite fruit, nut butter, or granola.
What is Chia Seed Pudding?
- Chia seeds are indeed a superfood, and mixed with milk (or non-dairy milk) and a bit of yogurt it thickens up slightly.
- Healthy and delicious, chia seed pudding is a meal prepper’s dream and makes an ideal as breakfast or a post-workout snack topped with fruit.
- It stays fresh and ready to eat for up to 4 days in the fridge!
- It’s keto-friendly, high in fiber and protein, and loaded with healthy fats that keep you feeling fuller longer.
Ingredients for Chia Seed Pudding
CHIA SEEDS: Chia seeds are worth their weight in culinary gold! Add them to oatmeal, baked goods, or smoothies. Black or white chia seeds will work for this recipe.
MILK: Any type of milk will work, however, creamier blends like whole milk, almond milk, or oat milk will make the pudding rich and creamy.
YOGURT: Greek yogurt will make the pudding thicker than regular yogurt. Plain yogurt my go-to, but you can try different flavors like vanilla, berry, or banana.
SWEETENER: To sweeten your pudding, honey, agave, and maple syrup are great choices.
TOPPINGS: Choose fresh fruit or frozen fruit (if you’re meal prepping), a scoop of mixed fruit salad, or a crunchy spoonful of homemade granola, sliced almonds, coconut, nuts, or dried fruit.
How to Make Chia Seed Pudding
- Whisk chia seeds and milk in a bowl and let it rest for 5 minutes.
- Whisk in yogurt and honey until blended (as per the recipe below).
- Divide equally into containers, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
Add toppings like fruit or nut butter and serve.
- Keep chia seed pudding in the refrigerator and use it up within 5 days.
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Chia Seed Pudding
- 1 ⅔ cups unsweetened almond milk or whole milk, oat, soy, or other milk substitute
- ¾ cup yogurt plain or flavored
- ½ cup chia seeds
- 2 tablespoons honey or other sweetener
- 2 cups fresh fruit
- Pour the milk into a medium bowl. While whisking, add the chia seeds. Let rest for 5 minutes.
- Whisk yogurt and honey into the chia seed mixture until well combined.
- Pour into 4 small jars or containers and cover. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours and up to 4 days.
- Top each jar with fresh fruit for serving.
- Flavorings such as 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, or ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon or other spices can be added.
- When using sweetened yogurt or almond milk, consider reducing or eliminating the honey or other sweetener.
- Yogurt is an optional ingredient in chia pudding.
Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.
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Thanks for the recipe! A bit different than the one I currently use, which I just got a few days ago from a friend 1000+ miles away as I’d forgotten the exact quantities. Lazy (smart?) I just put my coconut milk & other ingredients into a bottle & shake them up for a while before putting it into the fridge.
Definitely going to give this one a try!
I can’t wait for you to try it Terry! Enjoy!