Chai Chia Pudding

Chai Chia Pudding

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell.com, June 2017

Switch up your morning oatmeal routine with this so-easy chia pudding recipe. This healthy breakfast recipe has all the warm, spicy flavors of chai topped with creamy bananas and crunchy pistachios for added flavor and texture.

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  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk or other nondairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground cardamom
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • ½ cup sliced banana, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chopped unsalted roasted pistachios, divided

Preparation

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  1. Stir almond milk (or other nondairy milk beverage), chia, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves together in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours and up to 3 days.
  2. When ready to serve, stir well. Spoon about half the pudding into a serving glass (or bowl) and top with half the banana and pistachios. Add the rest of the pudding and top with the remaining banana and pistachios.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate pudding (Step 1) for up to 3 days. Finish with Step 2 just before serving.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 264 calories; 11 g fat(1 g sat); 11 g fiber; 38 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 29 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 18 g sugars; 8 g added sugars; 330 IU vitamin A; 7 mg vitamin C; 390 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 91 mg sodium; 478 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (39% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 fruit, ½ other carbohydrate

Reviews 2

August 03, 2017
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By: lundy32
Looks really good I just haven't made it yet. I've never made anything with chia before so I'm wondering if it would work to use regular milk to make this pudding? Don't want to mess it up!
July 31, 2017
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By: Allison Wood
I made it as is except I used unsweetened vanilla almond milk. Therefore I omitted the vanilla. This is one of the easiest tastiest recipes I have ever tried!