Minty Coconut-Chia Pudding

Bought a bag of chia seeds, but not sure how to use them? These protein-packed gems are great sprinkled on salads, cereals and other common foods””but did you know you can bake with them? Stir them into smoothies? Or even add them to pudding? Try this simple recipe and see for yourself!

Minty Chia Pudding

Non-GMO chia seeds give this fun pudding an exciting texture.

Minty Coconut-Chia Pudding

Serves 1

Ingredients

½ cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup coconut cream*
1 Tbsp. chia seeds
1-1/2 tsp. mint flavor (not mint extract)
1 Tbsp. chopped mint leaves

*For coconut “cream,” skim the thick top layer from a can of coconut milk.

 

 

Directions

1. Combine all ingredients in a clean jar. (Tip: I use my old almond butter jars!)

2. Cover and shake.

3. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

4. Enjoy!

 “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.

 

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“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, aBoard Certified Health Coach, (A.A.D.P.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic,after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.

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“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a Board Certified Health Coach, (A.A.D.P.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic, after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.

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One comment on “Minty Coconut-Chia Pudding

  1. emma says:

    I was looking for a recipe of a light pudding that will be light and with almond milk. And it has coconut milk as an ingredient as well. So nice cause all that i have in the fridge. Going to do it today!! Thanks for the recipe.

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