Basic vegan chia pudding recipe

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This is a basic recipe for making a delicious vegan chia pudding. 5 minute prep time, perfect for preparing meals!

Are you already in the chia pudding wagon?

We have been making chia puddings for months. It is such an easy, tasty and healthy breakfast that it literally takes 5 minutes to prepare, that it only seems logical to incorporate it into our weekly meal plan.

We especially like how versatile chia seeds are. Chia pudding, of course. But also try adding them to smoothies, fruit-infused water, bread, porridge, and more for an instant boost of nutrients!

How to make a basic vegan chia pudding

After sharing more ā€œelaborateā€ versions of this pudding, we are now sharing a Basic Vegan Chia Pudding Recipe. This may be your option for those days when you don't feel like making an effort.

Because this Basic Vegan Chia Pudding takes about 5 minutes or less to make, look for an included jar.

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All you need is chia seeds and some type of milk (we recommend plant-based). Everything else is optional. So, start by adding 3 tablespoons of chia seeds in a bowl, jar, or bowl. Add about 1 cup of plant-based milk. Stir. Close the jar and let it sit for about 2 hours (or refrigerate overnight). And that is!

But, if you want to give it a light touch, do what we recommend in the recipe: add a drop of vanilla extract in the milk, stir, refrigerate … and then add a delicious coconut yogurt, berries and coconut flakes to get more instinct!

Why is Chia Pudding good for you?

Chia pudding is made with chia seeds, which have several health benefits. Small seeds have a long history in human consumption, but only recently have they had their moment as a superfood in food trends.

Although small in size, these seeds contain a ton of healthy nutrients: fiber, calcium, manganese, magnesium, proteins that are essential for bone health. They also contain decent amounts of zinc, vitamin B3 (niacin), potassium, vitamin B1 (thiamine), and vitamin B2.

Chia seeds also have high-quality protein, compared to other plant sources. Its protein and fiber content can help you lose weight.

Basic vegan chia pudding recipe

Performance: 2 Preparation time: 5 minutes Extra time: 2 hours Total time: 2 hours 5 minutes

A delicious basic vegan chia pudding recipe. 5 minute prep time, perfect for preparing meals!


  • 3 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • 1 cup soy milk (or other plant-based milk)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons coconut yogurt
  • 1 handful of berries
  • 1 teaspoon coconut flakes


  1. Put the chia seeds in a large jar, add plant-based milk and a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Stir repeatedly for about a minute so that the seeds combine with the milk, then close the jar with a lid and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. In the morning, transfer the chia pudding into two smaller jars or glasses, top with coconut yogurt and some berries. Sprinkle coconut flakes on top.
  3. Serve or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Nutritional information:

Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1 Calories: 201 Total Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 90mg Carbs: 23g Fiber: 8g Sugar: 13 g Protein: 9 g

This recipe is sponsored by Hofer Slovenija (you may also know her as Aldi). It is our favorite grocery store and we love its products. If you're from Slovenia, head over to Hofer's Instagram account for even more delicious recipes!

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