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
The Best Chia Pudding w/ Oats
- 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
- 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.