Chia seeds are such an amazing addition to any healthy diet, and can make breakfast such a breeze – not to mention so delicious. Full of superfood goodness, this Chocolate Chia Pudding with a sugar-free Strawberry Compote is the perfect way to start the day. A delicious breakfast option that is loaded with healthy fats, fiber and antioxidants. It is fulling and decadently delicious and so easy to make.

Chia Pudding [Vegan]

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Cooking Time

15

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Ingredients

Chocolate Chia Pudding

  • 4 tablespoons Chia Seeds - Black or White
  • 1 Cup Organic Almond Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Organic Raw Cacao Powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons Sweetener of choice - liquid stevia, agave, rice malt syrup, maple syrup
  • Pinch of Himalayan Pink Salt

Strawberry Compote

  • 1 Cup Frozen Strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons Boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 teaspoons Stevia - or sweetener of choice
  • 1 teaspoon Chia seeds - white or black
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Preparation

Chocolate Chia Pudding

  1. In a bowl, add 4 tablespoons chia seeds, 1 cup Almond milk, 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder, 1-2 tablespoons sweetener of choice and a pinch of salt.
  2. Use a fork or mini whisk to whisk the ingredients until all combined and the raw cacao powder has mixed with the almond milk.
  3. Place in the fridge to swell and set overnight.

Strawberry Compote

  1. In a small sauce pot, add the frozen strawberries and 2 tablespoons boiling water. On a medium heat, place the lid of the pot on and allow to heat up.
  2. Once the strawberries have thawed and softened, remove the lid and use a potato masher, to mash the soft strawberries over a medium heat.
  3. Add the lemon juice and sweetener and allow to reduce further and thicken up, stirring continuously.
  4. Once reduced for a few minutes, turn off the heat, add the chia seeds and stir well. Leave thew pot on the warm stove and allow the chia seeds to swell. for about 3-5 minutes.

Assemble

  1. While the compote is thickening, take the overnight chia pudding out of the fridge and give it a good stir.
  2. Divide into two bowls, and spoon over the thick strawberry compote.
  3. Garnish with whole almonds, or what ever you please. Serve and enjoy
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