Chocolate and peanut butter chia breakfast pudding

This is my first time making Chocolate and peanut butter chia breakfast pudding. I wasn’t sure if I would like this but to my surprise, it was just out of this world.

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Let’s start by saying that I was extremely skeptical about making and trying this hocolate and peanut butter chia breakfast pudding.

I mean, I have had Chia seeds before in plenty of things but not by themselves. While making this, I even thought of mixing in some rolled oats because I thought I might not like it. I am glad I didn’t add them in. I think the fact that I tried them by themselves was key because I really loved this Chia pudding.

I also made an organic mixed berry version two days after I made the chocolate and peanut butter kind, however, I still liked the chocolate one way better. I don’t know why, but I did.

Some important info to know about Chia seeds. They slow digestion and sustain balanced blood sugar levels, which can be helpful in preventing or controlling Diabetes. Chia seeds have two times the protein of any other seed or grain, the amount of potassium as bananas, and three times the reported antioxidant strength of blueberries, as well as much more iron than spinach. So there, GO AND GET SOME CHIA SEEDS NOW :-)

For this type of Chia pudding, I kind of made it on the thick side, like a pudding type of consistency, however, you can add more milk if you like. The measurements are just a guidance. This is not baking so you can even add any other toppings and mix ins of your choice like shredded coconut.

Next week I will post just savory dishes. I will try really hard to stick with them but you know me, I just have a very sweet tooth and tend to gravitate to sweet things.

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Anyhow, I hope you like this recipe.

Stay safe and enjoy!

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This pudding is something that I am going to making for time to come. I am so glad that I finally tried it. What a keeper breakfast recipe! IMG_1352

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Chocolate and peanut butter chia breakfast pudding

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 3-4 servings

Prep Time:5 minutes

Total Time:5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup organic peanut butter
  • 6 oz Chia seeds
  • 2-3 cups almond milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup

Directions:

Mix all of the ingredients in a large bowl and refrigerate covered overnight. Serve the next morning. You may add more milk if you like.

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Nutrition facts calculated based on the recipe giving 4 servings

15 comments

  1. How funny! I just made chocolate hazelnut chia pudding this morning! Your recipe sounds fantastic!! I’ll have to try that next time. Stop by for the recipe if you like, would love to see you at Simply Healthy Family.
    XO

  2. Yum. I’ve never had chia seeds really by themselves, either! I stir them into my oatmeal every morning. I’ll have to mix it up and make this one morning! :)

  3. I saw this on “Healthy Aperture” and couldn’t resist clicking over — it looks so decadent! I can never resist the combination of peanut butter and chocolate, especially when I’m allowed to eat it for breakfast. Your pudding sounds really healthy with all of the Chia seeds!

  4. yum, this looks so good. Never thought of adding that much chia seeds to breakfast. I usually top off my oatmeal with a teaspoon. Looks so good. Love chocolate and peanut butter.

  5. I noticed that most of your recipe state that they feed X number – X number of people (i.e. 3-4) and then your nutritional information is in grams. Would you mind stating in the nutrition information for how many servings its for? Like for this example, is 316 grams for 1 serving when you divide the recipe in 3 OR 4?

    • It does state that already. For example this recipe gives 4 servings, as per the nutrition label, each being 316 grams and 494 calories :-) If you make the recipe and only want to divide the recipe in 3 then the grams will go up and so would the calories!!

  6. Is it permissible to substitute regular or soy milk for the almond milk? I have a child with tree nut allergies. Thanks!

  7. Can I substitute cacao for the cocoa?

  8. About how many TB of chia seeds would that be? I’m gonna be dividing the recipe in half or thirds, if possible. Trying to figure out measurements for just one serving.

  9. I doubled it…can it be frozen? Or how long would it last in the fridge?

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