Vanilla Chia Pudding with Cherries & Almonds

Did you know that chia seeds are one of the healthiest foods on the planet? Neither did I, and I had been a huge skeptic because I wasn’t sure I could handle the texture. After looking at several recipes, I decided to give them a try.  I knew that anything soaked overnight in almond or coconut milk had to be amazing!

This recipe has become my go to and is extremely versatile.  I love to top mine with lots of nuts and berries to give it more of a crunchy consistency and it is incredibly delicious!

Are you still wondering what makes these tiny seeds so healthy? They are are packed with protein, fiber and Omega-3’s, making this pudding a power-packed snack or breakfast.  So go ahead, give it a try!

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INGREDIENTS:

3/4 c. Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk or Unsweetened Coconut Milk

3 & 1/2 TBsp. Chia Seeds

2 tsp. Maple Syrup

1/2 tsp. Vanilla

Dash of Cinnamon

1-2 TBsp. Cherries, chopped

1-2 TBsp. Sliced Almonds

In a glass or mason jar, mix all of the ingredients, except cherries & almonds, together. Cover with a lid or plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator and stir until the pudding becomes a thicker consistency.  Top with cherries & almonds.

Enjoy!

Please check out Candice’s amazing website for more delicious recipes! www.alwaysbeblooming.com

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