Chia pudding is traditionally made with a combination of young Thai coconuts and cashews. Using a base of almonds and walnuts changes the texture to a deeper and richer body and offers a delicious alternative.

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Raw Chocolate Chia Pudding [Vegan]

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons chia
  • ¾ cup water
  • 3/4 cup nuts (mixed almonds and walnuts)
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons cacao powder
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon cacao nibs
  • 3 Tablespoons grade B maple syrup (or your fav sweetener).
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Preparation

  1. Place chia and water in a bowl and let sit for 10 minutes (or longer). Add mixture to blender and mix until creamy.
  2. Add mixed almonds and walnuts (soaked overnight), cacao powder, a pinch of sea salt, cacao nibs, and blend well. Add water or almond milk, as needed to blend.
  3. Add 3-4 Tablespoons grade B maple syrup or your favorite liquid sweetener. Blend until creamy.
  4. Pour into goblets and refrigerate several hours. Garnish with chopped walnuts and/or cacao nibs.
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