Triple Berry Chia Seed Pudding is packed with strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries… it’s delicious and healthy! YUM.
Have you tried making a Chia Seed Pudding yet? They’re a seriously tasty, healthy, delicious creation that we just adore. Triple Berry Chia Seed Pudding is made by blending the coconut milk with fresh raspberries and strawberries, then mix in the chia seeds and refrigerate over night. Before you’re ready to serve gently fold in the blueberries and serve! It just doesn’t get any easier than that 🙂
- 2 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk
- 1 cup fresh strawberries
- 1 cup fresh raspberries
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 2/3 cup chia seeds
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- 1/2 cup fat free vanilla greek yogurt for serving
- additional berries for garnish
- Combine coconut milk, strawberries, raspberries honey, lemon juice, vanilla, salt in blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour mixture into a bowl with a tight fitting lid, whisk in chia seeds, let sit for 2 minutes and whisk again.
- Repeat 2-3 times until seeds begin to absorb some of the liquid and disperse.
- Place lid on bowl, refrigerate over night.
- Before serving, stir pudding, gently fold in blueberries.
- Portion into serving dishes.
- Garnish with greek yogurt and additional fresh berries.
What are the health benefits of chia seeds?
Those little tiny seeds are an ancient food, but the mighty chia seeds were revered by the early Aztec and Mayan cultures and are making a strong comeback in the 21st century.
Each seed is packed with fiber, protein, minerals, omega-3, and antioxidants.
Chia’s bland flavor makes it versatile for use in recipes both savory and sweet, and it swells to 12 times its weight in liquid within 10 minutes.
Try Chia Seeds on yogurt and oatmeal, or in smoothies. Add them to sauces as a thickener and to muffins and cakes as an egg replacement.
Want to learn more about health benefits of the Chia Seed? Here’s what Dr. Oz has this to say:
The chia seeds are “super” because, like a superfruit, they deliver the maximum amount of nutrients with minimum calories. They have several of the same benefits as the more well-known “super seed” flax, but unlike flax seed, you don’t need to grind them to reap the health benefits. The nutritional benefits of chia include fiber, omega fatty acids, calcium, antioxidants and much more – even protein!
While the American Dietetic Association recommends 20 to 35 grams of fiber each day, unfortunately the average American only gets 12 to 15 grams. With nearly 11 grams of fiber per ounce, chia delivers 42% of your recommended daily value of fiber in a single serving. Fiber is vital for all aspects of health, and is especially key for weight loss and digestion. Fiber helps slow digestion and makes you feel fuller by soaking up fluid and expanding in your digestive tract.
Chia absorbs up to 12 times its own weight and expands to curb your appetite, so adding just an ounce or so of chia seeds to your diet can reduce caloric intake and help lower the energy density (or calories) of foods, plus double the amount of fiber you receive.
Triple Berry Chia Seed Pudding is a delicious way to satisfy that sweet tooth in a healthier way!
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