Chia seeds are known to be among the most nutritious foods on the planet. Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, protein and fiber, to name just a few. Chia seeds are also gluten-free. In this scrumptious lemon cream chia pudding, I have added avocado and fresh lemon juice giving it a creamier texture and a bit of zest. The only question is, would you eat it for breakfast, snack or dessert? For breakfast, I would add fresh fruit, for a snack some seeds and nuts and dessert some tasty coconut cream. Enjoy!
- Prep Time
- Difficulty Level Beginner
- 2 ½ cups unsweetened coconut milk (not from a can) or milk of your choice. You can use sweetened coconut milk, but then adjust maple syrup to taste
- 1 medium size ripe avocado
- 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
- ¼ cup pure maple syrup
- 1 Tbsp. melted coconut oil
- 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp. Himalayan pink salt
- ½ cup white chia seeds
- Topping choices; Lemon zest, berries, banana, seeds and nuts, coconut whipped cream
- 1. Add milk, peeled and pitted avocado, lemon juice, maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla and salt to a high-speed blender, and blend until smooth
- 2. Pour mix into a medium size bowl and whisk in chia seeds. Cover and chill for one hour
- 3. After an hour whisk the pudding, to redistribute the chia seeds evenly. Cover and refrigerate overnight
- 4. Serve with desired toppings
- 5. NOTE: if the pudding seems too thick whisk in more milk, one tablespoon at a time until desired texture is reached
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