A decadent, delicious and incredibly healthy treat, this chocolate chia pudding is loaded with nutrients and superfoods. High in protein, fiber and omega-3s is a perfect way to start your day
I don't know a woman who doesn't love chocolate. For me, it's totally one of those foods that I wish was calorie-free, fat-free and so good for me that I could sit on my couch eating an entire bar without it immediately going to my hips.
Sorry guys, you might not be able to relate, but gals, you know what I'm talking about, right? Right…? Please tell me I'm not alone in this.
So when I create a recipe that is decadent, rich and totally full of dark chocolatey flavor, it's usually gone in minutes. It's hard to even leave it long enough to photograph. I managed with this one though, so don't worry.
Today's sweet (and chocolatey creation) is this protein-packed Chocolate Chia Pudding recipe. It's sweetened with a touch of maple syrup and topped with blueberries, coconut and cacao nibs.
High in fiber, high in protein, filled with healthy fats and the perfect way to fuel you up for the day ahead!
The best part of this recipe? It doubles as a healthy dessert!
And we're packing this chocolate chia pudding full of some of my favorite superfoods! We've got chia seeds which are filled with omega-3s, hemp seeds which are packed with plant-based protein, raw cacao which is full of antioxidants, maple syrup which is a less refined sweetener and with those blueberries on top? We're just sending it over the superfood edge!
Seriously, I feel like this recipe is a dream. I knew it was super healthy, so the other night when I didn't feel like cooking, I whipped up a green juice and pulled this chocolate chia pudding out of the fridge. Nutritious and delicious. And yes, now you can even have chocolate for dinner ????
Chocolate Chia Pudding
- Mix together all the ingredients, stirring until everything is combined and the cocoa powder is fully incorporated.
- Transfer to the fridge and let sit until fully gelled and thick, about 30 - 45 minutes.
- Remove from fridge and enjoy!
- It's as simple as that 🙂
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