Chocolate Chia Pudding

Today I am sharing something that tastes so indulgent but is actually really good for you. Don’t you love those treats? They are just the best. I sometimes get random night cravings – they suck. I’ll eat perfectly well all day but then as soon as night hits, I get cravings. It might be partially because I start getting bored – and food thoughts creep into my mind. So sometimes I ignore them successfully. However, sometimes they are so loud, I am unable to. I must satisfy that darn craving. Chocolate.

So why not satisfy it guit-free? Chocolate pudding. You could make the Chocolate Pudding with avocado. That one is delicious… but you don’t always have avocado on hand. So then you could make something else – chocolate chia pudding. Chia has wonderful properties which soak up the liquid they are in, making it into a gel/pudding consistency. This one was simply perfect.

Plus it was perfect for the new Chocolate SweetLeaf Stevia liquid drops I got in the mail recently. Good way to try them out, they were the perfect addition to this recipe. By the way, I was pretty excited when I got this in the mail – I got both the chocolate and root beer flavors. I’m psyched for the chocolate – it gives the perfect chocolatey flavor with sweetness of stevia. I’m totally sold on liquid stevia products by SweetLeaf – they don’t leave a weird aftertaste and taste delicious.

SweetLeaf is natural stevia sweetener which contains zero calories, zero carbs and zero glycemic index. Just a few drops can add vast amount of sweetness and flavor to anything. I’ve been really trying to stay away from processed sugars as much as possible lately and I’m happy to have found this brand to help me make the transition into a healthier lifestyle with less processed sugars.

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Yield: 1 serving

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Put all of the ingredients except chia seeds in a mixer or blender. Blend until smooth. Add chia seeds and mix a little bit just so that the chia seeds are well incorporated into the mixture. Put the mixture into a bowl and put in the fridge for 1-2 hours.
  • Mine only stayed in the fridge for about an hour and had the right consistency. It depends on how thick your yogurt is, I think. Mine was pretty thick. Garnish with some unsweetened shredded coconut and cocoa nibs or chocolate chips. Or eat plain. I usually like it plain but it looked pretty to garnish for pictures :)
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Kammie wants to know:

  • Have you ever used chia seeds?

  • What’s your favorite flavor of pudding?

Let me know in the comments below!

Disclaimer: I received the products free of charge from the company, I was not otherwise compensated. All opinions are my own.

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