Recipe of the Month: Chia Seed Pudding

Recipe of the Month: Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds, an ancient superfood, pack a powerful nutritional punch. Follow this recipe for Chia Seed Pudding for a healthy treat that can both boost energy and reduce inflammation.


*Yields 4 servings 

  • 1 cup of unsweetened, vanilla-flavored almond milk (or substitute 1 cup of skim milk or 1% milk)
  • 1 cup of plain, low-fat Greek or regular yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar free maple syrup, or a sugar substitute such as a sweetener (or leave the sweetener out)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup of chia seeds
  • 1 pint of strawberries
  • ¼ cup of sliced almonds



  1. In a medium bowl, gently whisk the almond milk, yogurt, 2 tablespoons of maple syrup (or 1 teaspoon of sugar substitute) and vanilla until just blended.
  2. Whisk in the chia seeds; let this stand for 30 minutes at room temperature. Stir again to distribute the seeds if they have settled or clumped together.
  3. After 30 minutes, cover and refrigerator overnight.
  4. In the morning, serve pudding into 4 bowls or glasses; top with berries or a non-sugar sweetener to spice things up.


Need another idea for adding chia seeds into your diet? Follow last month’s recipe for Overnight Oats and add in a tablespoon of chia seeds for a boost of heart-healthy fats that help reduce inflammation and boost fiber.



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