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Blueberry Chia Pudding with Lemon Zest

This Blueberry Chia pudding is so delicious, creamy, and an easy healthy breakfast recipe. It’s also makes a wholesome and nutritious snack for the family.

There are a number of healthy recipes that are now including chia seeds as an ingredient. This includes overnight oats, muffins and, of course, chia pudding which can be made with as few as 2 items, 3 if you use a sweetener. The best way to add a sweetener is by topping it with your favourite fruits. This recipe calls for blueberries making it a blueberry chia pudding.

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Almond milk chia pudding

Chia pudding with almond milk is a nice light snack to have in the afternoon. It is a healthy snack that won’t fill you up so you are able to eat your dinner. This recipe for chia pudding is easy to make and only requires 4 ingredients.

Benefits of Chia Pudding

There are many benefits to eating Chia Seeds! Chia seeds are filled with omega 3 fatty acids, (the good fats), rich in potassium, iron and calcium. They are packed with antioxidants that help speed up skin repair. It is also said to increase collagen levels which gives you glowing skin. You can make a topical by crushing the seeds with a spice grinder and apply to your skin daily. Just mix some with water until you get a nice paste to apply as a mask.

Switch up those sugary energy drinks for some chia seeds to boost your energy during workouts or daily struggles to stay awake. If you find that you snack continuously throughout the day, add in some chia seed recipes to curb those cravings.

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Storing Chia Pudding

Most homemade chia pudding should not sit out of the fridge for more than 2 hours. Unlike packaged pudding which can last for several months, the prepared pudding should only be kept in the fridge for about 5 days. You will be able to make a week’s worth of pudding for your daily snacks weekly and not worry about it going bad or you getting sick from it.

Recipes using chia seeds

Once you have had a taste of this chia pudding with blueberries, why not try out this Donut Casserole with Chia Seed or this Coconut and Orange Chia Popsicles.

Blueberry chia pudding recipe

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This blueberry lemon chia pudding is a vegan, gluten-free, dairy free, low carb, and paleo recipe. This recipe makes 2 servings.

Kitchen Tools

  • Blender
  • Bowls
  • Jars
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Chia Pudding Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup Blueberries
  • 1 1/3 cup Almond milk or milk of your choice
  • 2 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp Lemon zest
  • Whipped cream

How to make a blueberry chia pudding

Prepare all the ingredients.

Wash the blueberries.

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Mix all blueberries and milk in a blender. Blend on high until smooth.

Stir in the chia seeds and the lemon zest. Mix well.

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Put the blueberry chia pudding in jars and cover them.

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Cool about 2 hours. 

When serving the chia pudding cold, drizzle with milk or garnish with whipped cream and blueberries.

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Blueberry Chia Pudding

Lyne Proulx
This Blueberry Chia pudding is so delicious, creamy, and an easy healthy breakfast recipe. It's also makes a nutritious snack for the family.
1 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cooling in Refrigerator 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 5 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 178 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Blender
  • 4 bowls
  • 2 Jars

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/3 cup Blueberries
  • 1 1/3 cup Almond milk or milk of your choice
  • 2 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp Lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup Whipped cream or to taste

Instructions
 

  • Prepare all the ingredients.
  • Wash the blueberries.
  • Mix all blueberries and milk in a blender. Blend on high until smooth.
  • Stir in the chia seeds and the lemon zest. Mix well.
  • Put the blueberry chia pudding in jars and cover them.
  • Cool about 2 hours.
  • When serving the chia pudding cold, drizzle with milk or garnish with whipped cream and blueberries.

Nutrition

Calories: 178kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 4gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 221mgPotassium: 152mgFiber: 7gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 164IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 301mgIron: 1mg
Keyword blueberry chia pudding, chia pudding, chia pudding with blueberries, chia seeds
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Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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