Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are well known for their high content of nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, and fiber. With this attractive presentation you can provide a pretty nutritious and healthy dessert on special occasions or whenever you like.


Yields6 ServingsPrep Time2 hrsDifficultyBeginner

Ingredients

 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk (not to be confused with coconut cream)
 1 tbsp agave
 2 cups pineapples juice
 1 cup apple juice
 1 cup fresh strawberries
 1 ½ cups chia seeds
TOFU CREAM (OPTIONAL)
 1 package silken tofu (try the Mori-Nu brand)
 ¼ tsp vanilla
 natural sweetener such as honey or agave nectar

Instructions

1

Stir the honey to the coconut milk and combine well.

2

Add ½ cup of chia seeds slowly to prevent lumps from forming.

3

In a separate bowl, mix the pineapple juice with ½ cup of chia seeds in the same manner.

4

In a blender, blend the apple juice with strawberries.

5

Pour the apple-strawberry juice into a bowl and mix it with the final ½ cup of chia seeds.

6

Place the three containers in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.

7

When serving, put a layer of each color in a dessert cup. Optionally, you can decorate with tofu cream and mint leaves.

TOFU CREAM (OPTIONAL)
8

Put all the ingredients in the blender until well mixed. Refrigerate immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 266
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 63.2g98%
Saturated Fat 16.9g85%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 15mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 98.3g33%
Dietary Fiber 75.9g304%
Sugars 19.4g
Protein 46.1g93%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk (not to be confused with coconut cream)
 1 tbsp agave
 2 cups pineapples juice
 1 cup apple juice
 1 cup fresh strawberries
 1 ½ cups chia seeds
TOFU CREAM (OPTIONAL)
 1 package silken tofu (try the Mori-Nu brand)
 ¼ tsp vanilla
 natural sweetener such as honey or agave nectar

Directions

1

Stir the honey to the coconut milk and combine well.

2

Add ½ cup of chia seeds slowly to prevent lumps from forming.

3

In a separate bowl, mix the pineapple juice with ½ cup of chia seeds in the same manner.

4

In a blender, blend the apple juice with strawberries.

5

Pour the apple-strawberry juice into a bowl and mix it with the final ½ cup of chia seeds.

6

Place the three containers in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.

7

When serving, put a layer of each color in a dessert cup. Optionally, you can decorate with tofu cream and mint leaves.

TOFU CREAM (OPTIONAL)
8

Put all the ingredients in the blender until well mixed. Refrigerate immediately.

Chia Pudding
María Hummel

María José Hummel is a nutritionist, health educator, and a currently finishing a PhD in natural medicine with an emphasis on nutrition and natural remedies. María José has been certified by the American College for Lifestyle Medicine and has completed the plant-based nutrition certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies at Cornell University. She is also an international speaker and author, with nearly two decades of experience providing dynamic presentations and education on nutrition, health, prevention, and vegetarian cuisine. She has appeared numerous times as a guest expert on cooking and nutrition shows on 3ABN, 3ABN Latino, and several other television and radio networks in California. María José is the author of three vegetarian cookbooks, a book about reversing diabetes, and maintains websites in English and Spanish, where she provides free recipes and health information.

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