Strawberry Chia Pudding

If you are looking for a healthy, quick and easy to make dessert, give chia pudding a try!  It is packed with fiber, protein and heart healthy omega 3 oils.  Not only that, it requires no cooking so it is ready pretty quick.  The recipe I am sharing with you today is completely fruit sweetened, because it is packed with strawberries, and has dates included for extra sweetness. Also, it is vegan because I use coconut milk in place of dairy, but you would never know!  Although this is a healthy dessert, it reminds me of a sweet strawberry tapioca pudding!

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.



Ingredients


Instructions

  1. Place the coconut milk, strawberries, dates, sea salt and vanilla in a high speed blender and blend until smooth. Whisk in the chia seeds, and let sit 15 minutes.
  2. Spoon into bowls, top with strawberries and enjoy!

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Recipe Type

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

Course Type

  • Dessert

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Child Friendly
  • Easy