Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Chia Coconut Almond Pudding



Despite their tiny size Chia seeds are jammed packed full of good stuff. They are loaded with fibre, protein, Omega 3 fatty acids, calcium, magnesium, manganese and other anti-oxidants. This is a super easy pudding that I first tried in Hawaii a few months ago for breakfast. All you do is soak the seeds overnight in almond milk and in the morning top this jelly like caviar pudding with fruit and granola. I like adding blueberries because they pop in your mouth like the Chia seeds. Try it you might just find a new breakfast option.


You will need:
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 1 3/4 cups almond/coconut milk (in the fridge with the milk)
  • 1 tsp real vanilla
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp shredded coconut
  • fresh blueberries
  • a  handful of your favorite granola - I like the crunch of some nuts as well

This is all you need to create a neat breakfast food that requires no cooking at all.


Step 1: pour your measured seeds in a container with a lid. I used a plastic container but feel free to use a glass jar or whatever you like.


Step 2: add almond-coconut milk (or any milk you like!) a bit of vanilla, a splash of maple syrup and a bit of shredded coconut and mix well. Cover the container and leave in the fridge overnight. 


Step 3: in the morning the seeds will have absorbed much of the liquid and the mix will be gelatinous or similar to a tapioca pudding. Stir and place a few scoops in a bowl and top with your favorite fruit and some crunchy granola for a bit of crunch and texture


It is pretty neat and very delicious!!








1 comment:

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