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Chia Seed Pudding with Raspberries

Somi Igbene PhD ANutrNovember 8, 2020

Chia seed pudding is an awesome alternative to oatmeal. Packed with protein, fibre and omega-3 fats, chia seed pudding makes a terrific nutrient-dense breakfast.

Are chia seeds on your weekly menu?

If not, here are three reasons you want to include them ASAP.

* Weight for weight, chia seeds contain more fibre than nuts, corn, barley, rice and even oats,
* They are an excellent source of calcium, providing 40% of the recommended intake per 50g serving and,
* An excellent source of omega-3 fats; chia seeds contain more omega-3 fats than flaxseeds.

 

Chia seeds are naturally gluten-free, vegan and ketofriendly. You can use them as an egg substitute, add them to baked goods, or use its ground flour in your pasta recipe. Chia seed pudding is a great, nutrientdense breakfast alternative to oatmeal. If you’ve never tried it, here’s a simple recipe:

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Chia seed pudding

Chia Seed Pudding with Raspberries

  • Author: Somi
  • Prep Time: 5 minus
  • Total Time: 21 minute
  • Yield: Serves 1 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

A nutrient-dense alternative to oatmeal


Ingredients

Scale
  • 50g chia seeds
  • 250ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup (optional)

To top

  • 50g raspberries
  • 1 teaspoon mixed seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dessicated coconut
  • 2 tablespoons Greek-style soy yoghurt

Instructions

Combine chia seeds, vanilla extract, milk and maple syrup (if using) in a medium bowl. Cover with cling film and leave to set overnight or for 4 hours at least.

Top with fruit, seeds, dessicated coconut and yohurt and enjoy!


Notes

Omit maple syrup if you’re diabetic or on a keto diet.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: Serves 1
  • Calories: 296kcal
  • Sugar: 4.3g
  • Fat: 22.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 23.6g
  • Protein: 14.2g

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