This chia seed pudding is a nutritional powerhouse, but tastes like dessert

Chia Seed Pudding (2 ways)

  • Author: Vegan Weight Loss Manifesto
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 small jars 1x


Velvety smooth chia seed pudding with a tropical twist! Choose from fresh raspberries and lime or choose coconut mango with swirls of cinnamon and cardamom. Either choice will provide you with a delicious, protein-rich snack, dessert or breakfast.



Base Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chia seeds
  • 2 cups dairy-free milk (I used Good Karma Flax with Protein)

Berry Lime Option

  • 2 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 lime, juice and zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries (thawed frozen also work)

Coconut Mango Option

  • 4 tablespoons shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons maples syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 fresh mango, diced


Chia Pudding Base

  1. Mix the 2 ingredients until well combined. Cover with a plate and allow the mixture to sit 20 minutes or overnight. 
  2. In the morning, stir the chia pudding carefully.  If it’s too thin, add in more chia seeds, 1 TB at a time to thicken. If too thick, add in more milk, 1 TB at a time. 

Berry Lime Pudding

  1. Mix the chia pudding base with the maple syrup, lime juice and vanilla. 
  2. In 2 jars, layer the chia pudding and raspberries, Garnish with lime zest & enjoy. 

Coconut Mango Pudding

  1. Add coconut, maple syrup and spices into chia pudding base and mix well. 
  2. Divide half of this mixture evenly between 2 jars. Layer diced mango on top of pudding layer and alternate layers until jars are filled, ending with fresh diced mango. Garnish with extra shredded coconut & enjoy. 

  • Category: Breakfast, Dessert
  • Cuisine: top 8 free, vegan, gluten-free
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