This Coconut Chia Berry Pudding is a perfect superfood breakfas, dessert or snack. It’s thick and rich in flavour and full of protein and fibre. Super EASY to make in just 15 minutes.
Chia seeds are exceptionally healthy and is an excellent source of Omega 3 fatty acids which help raise HDL cholesterol. They are high in protein and in fibre which helps with satiety, the feeling of fullness and rich in bone protecting minerals such as calcium and magnesium. Add these powerhouse seeds to any recipe.
625 ml coconut milk
75 g chia seeds
2 tbsp honey
1 tbsp lime juice
zest from one lime
1 tsp vanilla paste or extract
1/4 tsp nutmeg
250 g berries, your choice
Pour coconut milk into a large bowl. Stir in chia seeds, honey, lime juice, vanilla paste, nutmeg and lime zest.
Pour into individual serving pots or cups and refrigerate for several hours until thickened or overnight.
Top with fresh or frozen raspberries or strawberries.
Garnish with coconut flakes and fresh mint.
Optional: Layer the coconut chai pudding with blueberry puree before topping with raspberries.
To make the blueberry puree, simmer blueberries in a small saucepan over the stove until they begin to soften and burst. Crush blueberries with a potato masher for a thicker puree mixture or into a blender to get a thinner consistency.
Berries provide fibre, vitamin C and a whole bunch of natural deliciousness.15
Blue berries contain anthocyanins that can help protect against cardiovascular disease, lower blood pressure, improve cognition and memory and support eye health. Berries provide fibre, vitamin C which helps boost immunity and a whole bunch of natural deliciousness.