Chia Tapioca Pudding

Is your sweet tooth itching for something sweet?

Do you crave a sweet, healthy treat?

Chia Tapioca Pudding is quick, easy, and healthy fix!

Chia seeds are fiber-rich, containing both soluble and insoluble fiber.

Translation:  Chia seeds will clean-out your gastrointestinal (GI) tract!

Butbeware, excess consumption of these little seeds might have a laxative effect!

Chia Pudding Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons:  Chia Seeds
  • 3 cups:  Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or another preferred milk)
  • 1 teaspoon:  Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon:  Cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon:  Cinnamon

Optional Additions:

  • 1 – 2 tablespoons:  Organic Honey
  • 1/2 – 1 scoop:  Protein Powder (flavor of choice)
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cups:  Diced, Dried Fruit (fruit of choice)

Chia Pudding_Container

Directions

Pour almond milk (or milk of choice) into a container with lid.  Put chia seeds, vanilla extract, cardamom, and cinnamon (and any optional ingredients) into the same container. Stir mixture.  Tightly fasten lid on the container, and shake.  Place container in refrigerator for at least two (2) hours, or overnight for best results (or a thicker consistency).  Scoop out desired amount into a bowl, and enjoy!

Chia Pudding_BowlWhat healthy extras would you like to add to this sweet treat?

Reference:

Guyot, C., Harrell, R., Minot, K., & Wallenstrom, S. (2012). Cooking in The Cave, 1st ed. P.67.

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About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering "chronologically-enriched" clients about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle and preventing injury. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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