Chia Pudding- Low Carb Yum

Dessert for breakfast?

 

Breakfast in a jar!

This pudding is rich and creamy chocolate heaven that tastes like dessert but has the nutrition of a breakfast. Make your mornings more delightful with Chia Pudding, breakfast on the go! This treat can be prepared ahead of time . Chia seeds are packed with nutrients, a super food that can be used  in many fun and inspiring ways.

Chia seeds are used as a thickening product since they  form a gel-like  substance when mixed with liquids. They are a good source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids as well as fibre. It is great to add chia seeds to oatmeal, smoothies, puddings, and cereals. These amazing seeds contain 5 grams of omega-3 fatty acids, which play a vital role in energy production as well as information reduction. Two tablespoons of this super food has 3 grams  of plant-based protein, they also contain fibre, manganese, phosphorous, magnesium, calcium, and iron. Breakfast is an important component which regulates your metabolism and determine what you might eat in a day. According to research, those who ate breakfast religiously have higher performance during the day. If you are not a breakfast person, you can start the day by drinking a warm glass of water. You can always add something like , a piece of fruit or 1 serving of mixed nuts . Gradually work your way on top until your morning appetite is ready to try this delicious  breakfast in a jar!

You can prepare for up to 5 days and simply refrigerate.

  • Prep time: 3 minutes
  • Cook time: 6 hour
  • Total Time:6 hours 3 minutes
  •  Yield:1 serving

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Almond milk, unsweetened
  • 2 tsp maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tsp cacao powder

Instructions

1.Add milk, maple syrup and vanilla to a Mason jar or any glass container with a tight lid. Then add chia seeds and cacao powder. Add all ingredients in the order as listed in the recipe – liquids first.

2.Whisk or stir vigorously using a fork until cacao powder is well combined.

3.Refrigerate for about 6 hours or overnight. When ready to indulge, stir well, some lumps are fine, simply stir well.

Store: Refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Notes

The thickness and sweetness can be adjusted to your taste and satisfaction!

If using coconut milk, make certain it’s from the carton and not from the can. For the consistency, use 4 Tbsp Chia seeds, for a soup like consistency use just 3 Tbsp.

 

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