Smooth Chocolate Chia Pudding is so delicious and rich, super creamy, perfectly smooth without little seeds to bite and only takes minutes to make!
I love all things homemade pudding and in all variations.
I do enjoy the constant stirring that goes along with making homemade pudding. I find that it's kind of soothing and therapeutic because it forces your to slow down and focus. But honestly, I don't always have that kind of time or the patience to throw some together.
With two hungry kids, work to do, household chores, never-ending laundry and dishes ... you get the picture ... 20 to 30 minutes of prep time and hours of chilling is just not practical.
Pudding that's ready in minutes!
Usually when I get a craving for pudding, I want the pudding right away. And I don't have lots of time to be hanging out in the kitchen.
And then there's the kids. How many times in a day do I hear them say, "I'm hungry" ... when I just fed them a full meal. Anyone else have growing, constantly hungry kids? I have a feeling I'm not the only one.
Well, during those times I'm always looking for quick, healthy snacks that are nutrient dense and will help curb hunger too. Mention the word special treat ... lots of mommy bonus points for me.
What my kids don't know is I'm really making some mommy fuel for me. I need to eat and be nourished too. I'm not always the best at remembering self care is important and taking care of me first is okay too. So, that just means mommy gets a big bowl of pudding and the kiddos get their little bowls ... and they're happy.
Back to the pudding ... when I'm pinched on time, making Smooth Chocolate Chia Pudding is always the answer!
Smooth chocolate chia pudding is so easy to make!
I have to be honest, the texture of regular chia pudding is not my favorite. My kiddos don't care for it either, especially my oldest. The answer to this problem is grinding up those little seeds in the blender!
Blending up the chia seed pudding makes a super smooth, creamy finish plus it's ready in no time!
Of course, if you prefer the pudding super cold, you're going to have to chill it first. But otherwise, go ahead and dig in right away because this pudding in done in minutes!
So get yourself some chia seeds and whip up some pudding. You'll have a nourishing pudding full of omega 3 fatty acids, protein, fiber and sweet, yummy goodness in no time.
Smooth Chocolate Chia Pudding
- 1 cup chia seeds, preferably white chia seeds
- 2 ½ cups raw, organic, or grass-fed milk or full-fat coconut milk
- ⅓ cup raw cacao powder
- ½ cup raw light colored honey
- 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon Celtic sea salt (<-- this is my favorite sea salt)
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon - optional (<-- this is my favorite orangutan-safe sustainable cinnamon)
- Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender. Blend until very smooth, about 1-2 minutes, scraping down the sides as needed.
- Pour pudding into small glass bowls and allow to chill in the refrigerator or enjoy immediately.
- For an extra special treat, top pudding with fresh diced fruit like berries or bananas and homemade whipped cream.
YOU WILL NEED: Blender
Storage: Keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Blendtec Designer 625 Blender - WildSide+ Jar (90 oz) - Professional-Grade Power - 4 Pre-Programmed Cycles - 6-Speeds - Sleek and Slim - Black
Silicone Spatula - 6 Spatulas Silicone Heat Resistant - Mini Rubber Spatula Set - Cooking Spatulas for Nonstick Cookware - Colorful Baking Kitchen Spatula Set - One Piece Design Spoon (Multicolor)
OXO Good Grips Cookie Scoop, Medium, Stainless Steel
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 460Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 122mgCarbohydrates: 68gFiber: 13gSugar: 46gProtein: 9g
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