Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Chocolate Chia Pudding

A sweet treat without the guilt!


  • 1/2 cup Chia Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder (unsweetened)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tablespoons Maple Syrup (may be substituted for Agave or Honey)
  • 2 cups Milk (unsweetened almond milk, coconut milk, cow’s milk, or milk of choice)
  • Berries (*optional)


Whisk together the chia seeds, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla extract, maple syrup, and milk. Let sit for 15 minutes.  Whisk again. Spoon into 4 cups. Chill until set. Top with berries. 






Center for Science in the Public Interest. (2022, April).  Dish of the month: Chocolate chia pudding. Nutrition Action.

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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