Start your day off right with our delicious chia pudding topped with juicy berries and crunchy granola. Chia Pudding with Berries and Granola is made with wholesome ingredients. Furthermore, the healthy ingredients are packed with protein, fiber, and antioxidants.
This pudding is a versatile dish that’s enjoyed as a dessert, breakfast, or snack. It is a popular dish among health-conscious and vegan communities around the world, but its origins can be traced back to Latin American cuisine, where chia seeds have been a staple food for centuries.
The dish is made by combining chia seeds with a liquid, such as coconut milk or almond milk, along with sweeteners and flavorings of your choice. The mixture is then chilled until it thickens into a pudding-like consistency. Chia seed pudding is highly adaptable and can incorporate different flavors and ingredients from various cuisines, making it a tasty and nutritious option for any time of day.
What are some other toppings and add-in options?
- Shredded coconut or dried coconut chips
- Sliced almonds, chopped nuts, such as pistachios or walnuts
- Hemp seeds or other seeds, such as pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
- Cinnamon or other spices
- Chopped dates or other dried fruit
- Fresh mint leaves
- Sliced banana or other fresh fruit
- Nut butter, such as almond butter or peanut butter
- Chocolate chips, chopped dark chocolate or cocoa nibs
- Drizzle of agave or maple syrup
- Goji berries
- Granola clusters
- Pomegranate seeds
- Chopped apple or pear
Chia Pudding storage tips
Chia pudding with berries and granola can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days, depending on the freshness of the berries and granola used. It is best to store the pudding and toppings separately to maintain their texture and freshness. You can store the chia pudding in an airtight container or a Mason jar with a lid. The toppings, such as the berries and granola, can be stored in separate containers or bags. When you’re ready to eat, simply layer the chia pudding with your desired toppings and enjoy!
Chia Pudding with Berries and Granola
- ½ cup chia seeds
- 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
- 1 – 2 tablespoons maple syrup or agave
- ½ cup mixed berries (fresh or frozen)
- ½ cup granola
- In a bowl, whisk together chia seeds, almond milk, maple syrup or agave, and vanilla extract. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
- Once the chia pudding has set, give it a good stir to break up any clumps.
- Divide the chia pudding into two bowls.
- Top each bowl with mixed berries and granola.
- Serve and enjoy!