Green Chia Pudding

It’s all about chia! Little seeds with lots of power, these tiny treasures can be sprinkled on just about anything for an instant fiber, protein and omega-3 boost. You already love pudding, so why not make some that’s not just creamy, cool and sweet””but packed with bonus nutrition? The secret? Besides a heaping spoonful of chia seeds, you’ll sneak in some spinach, a potassium-packed banana and irresistible coconut cream.

A tablespoon of chia seeds sprinkled into this pudding adds three grams of protein, six grams of fiber and omega-3, -6 and -9 fatty acids! Click here to buy.

Green Chia Pudding

Serves 1

Ingredients

½ cup chopped spinach
1 Tbsp. chopped mint
1 banana
1 cup coconut cream  (skim the top layer from cans of  coconut milk)
1 Tbsp.  chia seeds

Directions

1. Combine all ingredients in blender; blend smooth.

2. Chill for at least one hour before serving. Store in an airtight container.

“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog, or visit Mo on  Facebook  or  www.macnmos.com  for more “morselicious” ideas and tips.

 

About Maura Knowles

“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.

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