Chia pudding literally is the easiest to make! It’s also perfect to pack the night before (or the morning of when I want a mid-morning snack) and this particular flavor reminds me of those chocolate pudding cups I snacked on growing up!
Chia seeds may be tiny but they pack a punch when it comes to fiber, Omega 3 fatty acids (for happy hearts) and plant-based protein. Chia pudding doesn’t have a whole lot of carbs so I tend to pair it with a piece of fruit or a breakfast muffin for a well-rounded meal or snack!
Want to spruce it up a little bit? Add in some shredded coconut and a splash of coconut extract!
- 2 tablespoons of chia seeds
- 1-1.5 tablespoons of sugar (you can also use honey or maple syrup)
- 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
- 1 cup of milk
- Combine all ingredients in an 8oz mason jar, bowl, or Tupperware container
- Shake or mix thoroughly
- Refrigerate for at least a couple of hours or overnight
- Top with fruit (and whatever else sounds good) or enjoy as is!
Did you make it? I’d love to see how it turned out! Tag @bitebetanutrition on instagram.
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