Coconut Chia Pudding

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

4 hrs 10 min

Makes

4 adult servings

Coconut Chia Pudding

Tapioca is making a comeback—with a new twist: The addition of chia seeds has rekindled a love of this retro food by making the textured pudding healthy.


Ingredients

  • 1 400-mL can light coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar , or raw sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds

Garnishes

  • sliced plums , or other seasonal fruit
  • coconut

Instructions

  • Shake can of coconut milk vigorously to mix the liquids and solids. Pour into a bowl.
  • Add coconut or raw sugar and a pinch of salt; stir to combine. Stir in 1/3 cup chia seeds.
  • Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hr (but as long as overnight) or until chia seeds have absorbed the liquid and pudding is thick.
  • Top servings of pudding with sliced plums, or other seasonal fruit, and coconut.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 164,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 20 mg.

Fact:

Chia seeds are full of omega-3s and fibre, while coconut milk provides vitamins, healthy fats and great flavour.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent August 2014 issue.