March 28, 2023 11 Comments
This chocolate chia pudding recipe is for these individuals who LOVE Jello pudding however want a more healthy various.
One tablespoon of chia seeds has extra calcium than a glass of milk, extra Omega-3s than Salmon, and extra antioxidants than blueberries!! Take that Jello!
I feel that is a kind of great sneaky recipes that may idiot folks into considering it tremendous decadent when it isn’t.
I made a decision to strive chocolate pudding as a result of who doesn’t like pudding? Chia seeds are nice as a thickening agent so that you don’t must cook dinner the milk to get the proper pudding consistency.
Since I’ve began consuming chia seeds, I learn an exquisite ebook about working, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall (see under). In it, the Tarahumara Indians run 100’s of miles fueled on chia seeds (in addition to corn and different meals).
I additionally love to make use of chia seeds in my in a single day oatmeal with chia seeds because it makes the combination thick and creamy.
You can discover chia seeds within the pure meals part of your grocery retailer and they don’t seem to be low cost – a small bag set me again $7. Any seed product is excessive in value as a result of they’re so arduous to reap. Think about them as an funding in your well being.
When I first made this I didn’t have a strong blender and it was a bit grainy. Now that I’ve a Blendtec (a Vitamix would additionally work), it comes out PERFECT and my youngsters eat it up. When I used the excessive energy blender, it was immediately thick (no want to attend to eat it!)
Have you tried chocolate chia pudding? What did you consider it? Do you want chia seeds?
Chocolate Chia Pudding Recipe
Makes 4 – ¼ cup puddings
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
3 tablespoons brown sugar
¼ cup chia seeds
1 cup milk (no matter you want almond, soy, and so forth. – I used 2% cow’s milk)
Blend cocoa powder, sugar, chia seeds, and milk in a blender for five minutes till chia seeds are pulverized. Pour into small ramekins and place in fridge.
Chill or eat at room temperature.
94 energy, 4.3 g fats, 1.3 g saturated fats, 14.8 g carbohydrates, 9.4 g sugar, 4.2 g protein, 3.7 g fiber, 31 mg sodium, 4 Green, 4 Blue, 4 Purple WW SmartPts
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