Chia Seed Vanilla-Cocoa Pudding

Chia seed pudding is a delicious and nutritious dessert that will make you feel full and satisfied. It’s made with just a few simple ingredients and is incredibly easy to make. The pudding is made with chia seeds, a superfood that is packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Chia seeds are also known to help promote weight loss, reduce inflammation, and improve digestion.

Chia seeds help to get a daily dose of these health-promoting nutrients. You can customize the pudding to suit your own unique taste preferences and make it as sweet or savory as you like. You can add a variety of ingredients, such as fruits, nuts, and spices, to give it a unique flavor.

Cocoa is rich in minerals such as magnesium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, and copper. These minerals are important for energy production, bone health, and other bodily functions. Cocoa also provides a healthy dose of dietary fiber and plant-based proteins. It is a good source of healthy fats, including oleic acid, a type of monounsaturated fatty acid that has been linked to heart health. In addition, cocoa contains a variety of vitamins, including B vitamins, vitamin E, and vitamin C. The antioxidants found in cocoa have also been linked to a variety of health benefits, including reducing the risk of cancer, improving cardiovascular health, and improving skin health.

It is a great vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free option that can be enjoyed for breakfast, snacks, or dessert. It’s also low in calories and high in protein and fiber, so it’s a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth without overindulging. It’s a great way to get in your daily dose of vitamins and minerals while still enjoying a treat.

Chia Seed Vanilla-Cacao Pudding

Recipe by Dish Lingo
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Course: Dessert, SnacksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking Time

0

minutes
Calories

275

kcal
Refrigeration

4-6

Hours
Total time

10

minutes

Another recipe for healthy chia seed pudding, only this time in my favorite, chocolate version. 
Indulge in this delicious Chia Seed Pudding for a 
nutritious breakfast, and treat yourself to melt-in-your-mouth chocolate early in the morning.
This chocolate chia seed pudding will amaze you with its taste. 
Add some strawberries or raspberries to it, and a little bit of coconut and no one can resist it! 
There are only 275 calories per serving and a lot of fiber and protein.

So why are these seeds considered the food of the future, and where did they come from? 
In fact, they were eaten along with maize and legumes many centuries ago by the Aztecs. 
They are grown in Latin America, from where they came to other continents, where their properties were appreciated. These seeds have a very balanced composition, they contain omega-3, fiber, vitamins, and microelements necessary for the human body. Chia seeds contain more calcium than cow's milk, and since it is a plant-based product, unlike milk, they do not contain cholesterol.


Chia seeds are added to salads, you can make desserts with them that will be healthy and will not harm your figure! It is best to prepare a dessert in the form of a pudding, for which it is customary to use any vegetable milk, whether it be nut or oat. Such desserts are not subjected to heat treatment, which increases the value of the final product.

I suggest making chocolate chia pudding, it will be very tasty! 
You can prepare such a dessert in literally 10 minutes, but it must be given time for the chia seeds to swell in milk and make it a pudding.

If chia seeds are consumed along with carbohydrates, they slow down the conversion of carbohydrates into simple sugars, which are subsequently stored in fat cells. They will help you energize and increase focus, they can be used to cleanse the body of toxins and suppress hunger during a diet. If you want the pudding to be sweeter, you can safely add another spoonful of honey.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

  • ¼ cup chia seeds

  • 1 cup dairy-free milk (oat, almond, coconut)

  • 1 tablespoons Dutch Processed Cacao powder

Directions

  • Using a whisk, whisk all ingredients thoroughly in a bowl or cup.
  • Keep it on the counter for 5-10 minutes and mix it every 2-3 minutes. Split it in half and keep one half as is and the other half - add cocoa powder. Mix well.
  • Fill the small serving jars with half of the vanilla plain chia seed putting and top it with the chocolate mixture.
  • Put the jars (preferably with a lid) in the refrigerator for at least 6 hours.
  • Top with your favorite preserve or coconut whipped cream. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Dutch-processed cocoa powder provides rich chocolate flavor. You can substitute it with regular cocoa powder.