I love it when healthy ingredients come together in a delicious way and I especially love to take food to the next level!
This elevated healthy chia pudding is a great way to increase nutrition as chia seeds are already very nutritious but I elevated the chia pudding experience in a very beneficial way.
- 2 cups almond milk (or other plant-based milk)
- 1/2 cup Chia Seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon probiotic supplement
- drizzle of coconut nectar or other sweetener (optional) for serving
- In a medium bowl, whisk in chia seeds, vanilla extract and probiotic.
- Place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight to let gel. Stir or whisk a few times within the first hour to help it gel evenly.
- To serve, top with a fruit serving and add a drizzle of sweetener if desired.
- I like to make this in the evening to have it ready for a fast breakfast the next day or snack in between meals.
- Add sweetener into the chia pudding as it's setting so it becomes sweeter and serve for dessert.
If you’re thinking beneficial as in beneficial bacteria, then that’s how I took this chia pudding experience to the next level. With the addition of probiotics, you can get complete nourishment with one bowl of goodness. Just like that – it’s super simple to live a healthy life. And it’s tastes pretty damn good too :)
Ella Leché is a cookbook author (‘Cut the Sugar‘), recipe developer, and photographer/stylist behind Pure Ella; where she shares delicious and healthy recipes. Eating PURE is clean ingredients, whole foods, plant-based nourishment and delicious desserts – with quality ingredients and sweeteners so they’re treats with benefits so you won’t have to feel deprived or restricted to eat healthier.
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