Berry Almond Chia Pudding

Chia pudding is a great alternative to tapioca pudding or rice pudding.  It is much lower on the glycemic scale, it contains a lot more protein, and it is quick and easy to make!  Also, it is perfect for serving during the summer when you do not want to cook because it requires no cooking.  The recipe I am sharing with you today uses an almond milk base (whisking almond butter into water is a quick way to create almond milk) to make it extra creamy and give it more protein. The chia seeds contain heart healthy omega 3 oils, so you are getting a daily dose of healthy fats.  Also, I include berries in this for antioxidants, and of course they are perfect paired with the sweet almond pudding.  Why not eat your dessert and get healthy too!

Author: Amy Lyons O’Neil

Amy has worked for Fresh and Natural Foods since 2006 contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan food and recipe blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She has also written 3 cookbooks. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local, fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.



Whisk together all ingredients in a bowl except the berries, and let sit for 15 minutes. Once the chia seeds have absorbed the liquid, stir in the berries, and serve!

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Recipe Type

  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Heart Healthy
  • Paleo
  • Raw
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Course Type

  • Dessert

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Child Friendly
  • Easy