This simple chia pudding recipe is an easy and healthy breakfast that you can easily modify to make your own.

I like to change it up by using different types of milk, adding or removing the oats, and especially playing with the toppings.

This recipe is for one serving, but I find it a little bit so you can play with the ratios and cut it down a bit. The great thing is that you can make a few of these a head of time and keep them in the fridge for a few days, or make a bunch for the family.

Chia seed benefits

  • Chia seeds contain antioxidants which helps your body prevent cancer (dive deeper).
  • They are filled with fiber, good for feeding your microbiome. Almost all of the carbs in chia seeds are fiber.
  • High in magnesium, an essential mineral that helps with your sleep and reducing stress.
  • High in calcium, an essential mineral for your bones! Chia seeds contain more calcium than dairy products.
  • Chia seeds are a unique superfood packed with Omega-3 fatty acids, something that most of need more of to balance our high Omega-6 diets. This helps reduce inflammation and is part of an anti-inflammatory diet. It’s important to note though that the Omega

chia pudding recipe with oats

The Best Chia Pudding w/ Oats

Chia seeds, oats, vanilla, and a hint of sweetness become the perfect base for any topping.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 1
Calories 204 kcal


The pudding

  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp oats optional
  • ½ cup non-dairy milk of choice
  • 1 tsp honey optional
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Topping options

  • Fruits Blueberries, strawberries, pinapple, mango.
  • Fats Nut butters, nuts or seeds, cacao nibs


  • Grab a small-medium jar or cup
  • Add the chia and oats to the jar
  • Then add the salt, vanilla, and honey
  • Top off with your favorite non-dairy milk and give it a good stir. Make sure to get all the bits from the bottom stirred in.
  • Wait about 1-minute and then give it another good stir
  • Cap the jar or cover the cup with something. Place it in the refrigerator for at least a few hours, but overnight is best.
  • The next morning when it's done take it out and add any of the toppings you'd like. I like to use a mix of fruits and fats, and switch it up a bit each time.
  • Enjoy!


Nutrition facts are based on using almond milk and don’t include the optional berries or nut butters. Adding berries is a great options to up the antioxidant content in the morning and are very low calorie. 


Sodium: 167mgCalcium: 308mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 13IUSugar: 6gFiber: 10gPotassium: 146mgCalories: 204kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 10gProtein: 6gCarbohydrates: 25gIron: 2mg
Keyword Breakfast, Chia Pudding, Easy Recipe, Omega-3, Overnight oats
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