Chia seeds may be small but they pack a mighty punch when it comes to nutrients. Whip up this chia pudding the night before for a healthy breakfast with fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants.
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 3 tbsp. chia seeds
- 1 tbsp. honey
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- Topping: fresh or frozen fruit, cinnamon
In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together almond milk, chia seeds, honey, and vanilla extract until well combined. Divide into two custard cups. Let sit in refrigerator for at least two to three hours or overnight.
Makes two servings. A serving is ½ cup. Each serving contains about 170 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 9 g sugars, and 5 g protein.
Note: For instant pudding, add 1 additional tablespoon chia seeds. It will set in 15 minutes.