Quick easy chia seed puddings by Alice Louey
These chia seed puddings are one of my favorite things to make up at the start of the work week. They are great for breakfast, or as a snack during the work day or as a healthy dessert. It’s so easy to make up a batch, and quite forgiving in terms of the quantities used. It’s easy to change it to different flavour profiles. You can top it with freshly chopped fruit and berries, or muesli for the crunch factor, or for a dessert add cacao powder plus some grated chocolate and top with yoghurt and/or berries.
Chia seeds are high in omega 3, iron, calcium, protein and antioxidants. They are a great source of insoluble fibre, and naturally low in carbohydrates. Chia seeds have an amazing ability to absorb fluids and gel, this is why they can be used as an egg replacement in some vegan recipes.
According to Chinese Medicine, these chia seed puddings are cooling thanks to the coconut milk and chia seeds.