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No-Cook Healthy Vegan Dark Chocolate Chia Pudding

by popvulture  |  Feb 24, 2016

No-Cook Healthy Vegan Dark Chocolate Chia Pudding
  1. PREP
  2. 1 h
  • COOK
  • 0 m
  • TOTAL
  • 1 h

This is a healthy dark chocolate treat, and it's so easy to make as it requires no cooking! Chia seeds are a superfood that balances and stabilizes blood sugar, improves insulin sensitivity, and is said to lowers cholesterol, and blood pressure and high blood sugar after meals You can buy them at your grocery store in the bulk foods section. Unlike flax seeds, chia doesn't need to be ground up in order for its nutrients to be used by the human body. If you like the texture of tapioca, you'll probably enjoy chia pudding.

INGREDIENTS

SERVES 3

  • 1 cup Organic Unsweetened Almond Vanilla Milk
  • 3 tbsp Chia Seed
  • 1/4 cup Cacao Powder
  • 2 tbsp Agave Nectar
  • 1 tsp Organic Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup Raspberries
  • 1 pinch sea salt

DIRECTIONS

1 Place the almond milk (or coconut milk), cocoa, vanilla extract, agave, and sea salt into the blender, and blend until cocoa is completely incorporated.
2 Empty blended mixture into a bowl, and add the chia seeds.
3 Stir well, making sure that all the seeds are moistened. Leave out on the counter and stir periodically (about every 15 minutes or so), breaking up any clusters that form. Allow it to stand until the pudding has thickened and all liquid has been absorbed, at least an hour.
4 Refrigerate. Just before serving, stir in fruit. Serve topped with additional fruit.