Recipe: Chia and Berry Breakfast Pudding

It's almost like starting your day with dessert!

Chia Berry Breakfast Pudding

A nice departure from smoothies and eggs, this pudding from Functional Medicine Director Mark Hyman, MD, is almost like eating dessert. Make it ahead of time for a quick, delicious breakfast. Chia seeds add protein, fiber, healthy omega-3 fats and important minerals.

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Ingredients

1 ½ cups full-fat coconut milk
1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk
¾ cup chia seeds
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 cups fresh berries
¼ cup finely chopped walnuts, for garnish
Optional: ¾ teaspoon grated nutmeg

Directions

  1. Place all the ingredients, except the fresh berries, walnuts and nutmeg into a large mixing bowl and stir until everything is incorporated. Pour the mixture into four 10-ounce serving bowls or ramekins. Cover and refrigerate overnight to allow the pudding to set and become creamy.
  2. To serve, top each bowl with ½ cup of the berries and garnish with 1 tablespoon of the chopped walnuts and the nutmeg.

Nutritional information (per serving)

Makes 4 servings.

Calories 430
Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 12 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fiber 15 g
Protein 9 g
Carbohydrate 28 g
Sodium 95 mg

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— Recipe courtesy of Mark Hyman, MD 

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