This chia seed pudding is so delicious which makes it is perfect for dessert or a little afternoon treat and it is also great as a overnight breakfast! Pop it in the fridge in the evening and you will have an amazing breakfast ready to go the next morning, it is fabulous served with fresh fruit and a sprinkle of seeds.
Chia seeds are really good for you! So you can enjoy this treat and know that you are doing something great for your body, a few of the amazing benefits are:
- Only 28-grams of chia has 11 grams of dietary fibre, which is a third of the recommended daily intake for adults.
- Chia seeds are full of omega-3 fatty acids which is important for brain health.
- These little seeds are packed full of calcium, which is great for strong teeth and bones.
- One serving of chia seeds has 30 per cent of your recommended intake of manganese.
- Packed in protein, one serve of 28-grams offers 10 percent of the required daily intake.
- Chia helps to stabilise your blood sugar level keeping you fuller for longer.
I hope that you love this chia pudding as much as I do!
- 400 ml coconut cream
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 tablespoons chia seeds
- Place the coconut cream, raspberries, maple syrup and vanilla extract in a blender or food processor and whizz on high until the mixture is smooth, similar to a smoothie.
- Add the chia seeds and stir through to combine ensuring there are no lumps.
- Pour the mixture into four serving jars and place in the fridge to set for a minimum of 3 hours.