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Chocolate Banana Chia Pudding, Vegan and Gluten-Free

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I’ve been interested in trying chia pods, but haven’t been able to find them anywhere!  So, I ordered a case of them through the food co-op that I am a part of.  Good thing I like them because now I have a whole refrigerator full!  Made with only 3 ingredients and no added sugar, they make a great on-the-go snack especially since they are packaged with a cute little spoon!

And it doesn’t hurt that Kelly Slater sponsors the company as well 🙂  Check out his video here

While they taste awesome and are super healthy for you, they cost a lot…over $3.00 each!  So, at a fraction of the cost here is my chia pod recipe!

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Chocolate Banana Chia Pudding

The best recipe for Chocolate Banana Chia Pudding
Course Snack
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Vegan
Prep Time 3 minutes
Freezing Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 3 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 630kcal
Cost $

Ingredients

  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder or cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
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Instructions

  • In a blender or food processor, blend together coconut milk, banana, cacao powder and vanilla. Pour mixture into a bowl.
  • Add chia seeds and stir. (continuously stir for a few minutes so chia seeds do not clump!)
  • Place in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Chia seeds will absorb liquid resulting in a pudding consistency.
  • Portion out pudding in single-serve containers and enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 630kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 43g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 901mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 49IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 6mg
Cristina C. RD LDN
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