Recipe: Perfect Chocolate Chia Pudding
This easy chocolate chia pudding from our dietitians is packed with flavor (there’s coconut and tart dried cherries too!) and nutrition.
This pudding is packed with health-promoting chia seeds, almond milk, cinnamon, cocoa, coconut flakes and dried fruit. It’s the perfect chocolate treat.
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½ cup chia seeds
1 cup vanilla almond milk, unsweetened
1 cup 2% milk (may use all almond for non-dairy option)
1½ tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon cocoa powder, unsweetened
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons coconut flakes, unsweetened
2 tablespoons dried tart cherries, or other unsweetened dried fruit
Note: For a smoother texture, blend pudding in a high power blender before refrigerating. Be sure to blend well to avoid a gritty texture.
Makes 6 servings. Serving = 1/2 cup
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 2g
Trans fat 0g
Total carbohydrate 16g