Banana Bread Chia Pudding
Chia seeds are an incredible source of healthy fat, fiber, and protein.
If you don 't love the texture of soaked chia seeds, this recipe is great for you because you blend everything together, which gives this pudding a totally different texture.
Give this recipe a try for a healthy breakfast or snack.
1/2 banana, divided in half
2 tbsp chia seeds
1/2 cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk
1 tsp pure maple syrup *or pure, raw honey*
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp chopped raw walnuts
Add the chia seeds, almond milk, syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and 1/4 of a banana to the pitcher of a high-speed blender and blend for 25-30 seconds. Let set for 5 minutes, then blend again for another 25-30 seconds.
Transfer the pudding from the blender into a small bowl or mason jar.
Slice the remaining 1/4 banana to top off the pudding, along with the chopped walnuts. Enjoy!
Nutrition information: 240 calories, 12g fat, 26g carbohydrates, 10g fiber, 5g protein.
Quick. Simple. Healthy.
You can also use this recipe for a meal prep idea and make multiple servings at a time and store in the fridge for up to 4 days!