14 Chia Pudding Recipes to Try at Home
The next time you’re craving something sweet, turn to chia pudding. Chia seeds, when combined with liquid, form a gel-like substance that represents the texture of pudding. Not only are chia seeds great for making a creamy breakfast (or any meal), but they’re also full of protein, fiber, and antioxidants. Below, found 14 chia seed pudding recipes you can make at home.
1. Tropical Mango Chia Seed Pudding
via Body by Asia
Free of processed sugar and suitable for vegans, this recipe uses fresh mango and nut milk to create a fruity pudding. Try making some coconut cream for a rich topping.
2. Raspberry Vanilla Chia Pudding
This easy version uses only soy milk, raspberries, and chia seeds. Keep the mixture sealed in a Mason jar for at least six hours to get a thick texture.
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3. Matcha Hemp Chia Pudding
via Nibs and Greens
Enjoy the matcha trend with this recipe. Top the pudding with fresh fruit or nut butters to keep you satisfied.
4. Fig and Almond Chia Oat Pudding
via Fettle Vegan
Made with oats and chia seeds, this breakfast contains a generous dose of fiber. The pudding will last for a week in the fridge, so try making a big batch to last you a couple of days.
5. Chocolate Cherry Chia Pudding Parfaits
via Blissful Basil
Not only does this recipe include chia pudding, but the parfaits are also layered with cherry chia jam. To make the jam, you’ll need a blender or food processor.
6. Mint Chocolate Chia Pudding
via What the Fork Food Blog
Made with coco powder and peppermint extract, this decadent pudding is perfect for dessert. Although the recipe uses coconut milk, feel free to swap with any milk of your choice.
7. Coconut Banana Chia Pudding
via Chou Choux
Use a blender to combine ripe bananas, coconut milk, and coconut water. Sprinkle with coconut or a squeeze of lime when serving.
8. Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle Chia Pudding
via Body by Asia
Get your Reese’s fix with antioxidant-rich cacao powder and all-natural peanut butter. This recipe uses the natural sweetness from bananas, but if you prefer things sweeter add one or two tablespoons of maple syrup.
9. Cinnamon Chia Pudding
via Unami Kitchen
The addition of cinnamon gives this cashew milk chia pudding a hint of spice. Layer with fresh fruits, pepitas, or nuts of choice.
10. Pineapple Protein Chia Seed Pudding
via The Healthy Family and Home
A plant-based protein powder, made out of ingredients like brown rice and yellow pea, mixes with fresh pineapple in this recipe. Dice the pineapple into small pieces to make the pudding easier to mix together.
11. Coffee and Cacao Chia Seed Pudding
For your daily dose of caffeine, try this version. Strongly brewed coffee is mixed with cacao to create the pudding. Layer the pudding with ripe berries or coconut flakes.
12. Orange Creamsicle Chia Pudding
via Simple Roots Wellness
Use freshly squeezed orange juice and the nut milk of your choice. To make the flavor even creamier, use coconut milk and a dash of vanilla.
13. Banana and Walnut Chia Seed Pudding
To toast the walnuts in this recipe, use a skillet. Roast over medium heat for five to ten minutes or until they emit a nutty odor.
14. Peanut Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding
via Eats Well With Others
This recipes uses Greek yogurt to add protein and honey as a sweetener. For the jelly, try to use low-sugar or blend together fresh berries and chia seeds to make your own.