Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chia, known as a superfood is wonderful in this Chocolate Chia Pudding recipe. Packed with potassium, fiber and magnesium, these seeds are great for energy, endurance and digestion. While it’s easy to toss them in lemon water (see my recipe for Lemon Water with Chia Seeds). Chia seeds are a great addition in this dessert (or as a healthy breakfast). I used cacao powder which is also a healthy superstar, rich in antioxidants. Make this recipe the night before, and you’ll have a nutritious nondairy creamy chocolate dessert. Happy Friday!!

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Prep Times:

10 minutes, plus 8 hours chill time


2 servings


1 cup pitted dates
1/3 cup chia seeds
3 tablespoons unsweetened cacao powder
11/4 cups unsweetened vanilla almond (or other non-dairy) milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Nonfat dairy whipped topping, cacao powder (optional)


1. In a container of a blender or food processor, process dates until ground. Add chia seeds, cacao powder, milk and vanilla; pulse lightly to blend. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 8 hours. Stir before spooning into serving bowls. Dollop each serving with whipped topping and sprinkle with cacao powder, if desired

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