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Chia Seed Pudding With Blueberry Compote

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Chia seed pudding is one of my favorite meal prep breakfasts for those busy on the go moments. Here you will find I made a chia seed pudding with a blueberry compote. This chia pudding is made with fresh fruit, non-dairy milk, or any type of milk you want. Then the fresh blueberry compote adds the perfect amount of sweetness to the pudding.

Spoon in a mason jar of chia seed pudding topped with blueberries.

Many enjoy chia seeds as they are a great way to fill up and aid in weight loss. You will find endless healthy chia pudding recipes to prep ahead of time for a great option to grab and enjoy. Simple ingredients that are a creamy pudding bursting with flavor.

Sip on one of these healthy smoothies for another refreshing start to your day. Or try this fresh papaya bowl for another breakfast option.

  • Perfect Healthy Breakfast
  • Heart Health
  • Easy Prep
  • Base Recipe – Then add different toppings
  • Healthy Snack
  • Great Recipe

Chia Seed Pudding Ingredients Needed

The complete list of ingredients, quantities, and instructions can be found in the printable recipe card below.

Chia seeds, milk, agave syrup, blueberries, and lemon juice in separate bowls.

Chia Seeds – You will use chia seeds for the base if this pudding.

Milk – I used almond milk but any type of milk works. You can use dairy milk or a plant based milk.

Agave – I used a liquid agave for sweetening the pudding.

Blueberries – You will want to use fresh blueberries, or you are welcome to reach for frozen.

Lemon – The lemon is a great acidic component that balances the flavors. 

How To Make Chia Seed Pudding

Collage of creating chia seed pudding.
  1. In a jar, you will add your chia pudding ingredients together. Let the mixture sit for five minutes, and then mix again. (Photo 1)
  2. Once you mix for the second time, store in the fridge in an airtight container. (Photo 2) 
Collage of cooking blueberry compote in a saucepan.
  1. For the berry compote, add the berries and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Heat on medium heat for 4-5 minutes. (Photo 3)
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, and once it boils, lower the heat. Then press down the berries and add in the agave. (Photo 4)
  3. Remove from saucepan and allow the mixture to cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Then you will add a few scoops of berries to the pudding and then enjoy. 
Two jars of chia seed pudding.


How to Store

Mason jar or sealed jars are what I use for this recipe. You can use any type container. Just make sure it seals or is covered. The chia pudding will store for 5-7 days. Then you can just remove and eat as you would like.

With the ingredients and such, you will find you can’t freeze the pudding.

Tips from our Recipe Developer

  • Add in other nuts and seeds on top for added flavor and health benefits.
  • Coconut flakes, chocolate chips, or other favorite toppings are welcome.
  • Swap blueberries with fresh strawberries, raspberries, or other fruit. Any fresh berries work.
  • Dark chocolate is a great addition for sweet tooth lovers.
  • Soy milk, unsweetened almond milk, cashew milk, oat milk, are all great plant-based milk
  • For a thicker pudding add in a little Greek yogurt for added flavor.
  • Maple syrup can be used for sweetening the pudding.
  • Stir in 1/2 teaspoon of cocoa powder for a chocolate chia pudding. I also like to add in a swirl of peanut butter or almond butter.

Common Questions

Is chia pudding actually good for you?

Chia pudding is loaded with omega-3 acids, fiber, and antioxidants. You will find it is a great source of nutrients for a breakfast or snack.

Is chia pudding a laxative?

Chia pudding is full of fiber and can be known for helping you use the restroom. So make sure to not eat too much as it can cause your stomach some issues.

How much chia a day is too much?

15 grams of chia seeds per day is what is recommended. You do not want to use any more than that, or it could hurt your stomach.

Spoon dipping into a mason jar of chia seed pudding.

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Mason jars of Chia Seed Pudding.
5 from 2 votes

Chia Seed Pudding


Author: Kim Schob
Course: Breakfast & Brunch
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Start your morning with this chia seed pudding with a blueberry compote. This is a healthy breakfast or dessert to whip up to fuel your day. This chia pudding can be made in advance for an easy make ahead breakfast recipe.

Ingredients 

  • 2 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ cup (125 g) almond milk or milk of choice
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup or other sweetener

Berry Compote:

  • 1 ½ cups (222 g) blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup or other sweetener
  • ½ lemon juiced

Instructions

For chia pudding:

  • In a small jar, mix all chia pudding ingredients together. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes and mix thoroughly once again.
  • Store covered jar in the fridge for at least 2 hours or overnight if preferred.

For berry compote:

  • Pour the berries and lemon juice into a small saucepan and warm over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil. Once boiling, reduce back to medium-high heat for an additional 2-3 minutes. Gently press down on the blueberries to release the flavor.
  • Reduce to a low heat and mix in agave syrup thoroughly.
  • Remove the saucepan from heat and let cool for at least 10 minutes.
  • Combine a few spoonfuls with chia pudding and enjoy

Notes

Fruit – You can use any type of fruit you want for this recipe. Fresh or frozen fruit works great. 
Toppings – Add in nuts, coconut flakes, or other toppings. 
Storing – This chia seed pudding can store for up to 7 days in the fridge. 
Sweetener – You can use granulated sugar or brown sugar for this recipe if you don’t want to use agave or another type of sweetener. 
Overnight Pudding – You can store the pudding in airtight containers container. I like to use mason jars or sealed jars. 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 372kcal (19%) Carbohydrates: 72g (24%) Protein: 7g (14%) Fat: 10g (15%) Saturated Fat: 1g (6%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0.03g Sodium: 171mg (7%) Potassium: 344mg (10%) Fiber: 16g (67%) Sugar: 45g (50%) Vitamin A: 145IU (3%) Vitamin C: 56mg (68%) Calcium: 329mg (33%) Iron: 3mg (17%)

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