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Chocolate Chia Pudding with a Strawberry Compote

A delicious breakfast option that is loaded with healthy fats, fiber and antioxidants. It is fulling and decadently delicious and so easy to make.

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Healthy Fats, Refined Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Author Wellness with Taryn

Ingredients

Chocolate Chia Pudding

  • 4 TBS Chia Seeds - Black or White
  • 1 Cup Organic Almond Milk
  • 2 TBS Organic Raw Cacao Powder
  • 1-2 TBS Sweetener of choice - liquid stevia, agave, rice malt syrup, maple syrup
  • Pinch of Himalayan Pink Salt

Strawberry Compote

  • 1 Cup Frozen Strawberries
  • 2 TBS Boiling water
  • 2 Tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tsp Stevia - or sweetener of choice
  • 1 Tsp Chia seeds - white or black

Instructions

Chocolate Chia Pudding

  1. In a bowl, add 4 TBS chia seeds, 1 cup Almond milk, 2 TBS raw cacao powder, 1-2 TBS sweetener of choice and a pinch of salt.

  2. Use a fork or mini whisk to whisk the ingredients until all combined and the raw cacao powder has mixed with the almond milk.

  3. Place in the fridge to swell and set overnight.

Strawberry Compote

  1. In a small sauce pot, add the frozen strawberries and 2 TBS boiling water. On a medium heat, place the lid of the pot on and allow to heat up.

  2. Once the strawberries have thawed and softened, remove the lid and use a potato masher, to mash the soft strawberries over a medium heat.

  3. Add the lemon juice and sweetener and allow to reduce further and thicken up, stirring continuously.

  4. Once reduced for a few minutes, turn off the heat, add the chia seeds and stir well. Leave thew pot on the warm stove and allow the chia seeds to swell. for about 3-5 minutes.

Assemble

  1. While the compote is thickening, take the overnight chia pudding out of the fridge and give it a good stir.

  2. Divide into two bowls, and spoon over the thick strawberry compote.

  3. Garnish with whole almonds, or what ever you please.

    Serve and enjoy

Recipe Notes

Use Organic wherever possible - This recipe requires overnight setting in the fridge