Loaded Kiwi Chia Pudding (Dairy & Gluten-Free)

1 person
1 hr 30 min

This Loaded Kiwi Chia Pudding is dairy & gluten-free! It’s made with oat milk, is naturally sweetened with honey, and is my go-to recipe for a healthy breakfast or light dessert option.

The Benefits of Chia Seeds:


  • An excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help raise HDL levels, the “good” cholesterol.
  • High in fiber, which helps fill you up.
  • Rich in antioxidants and iron, which is great for overall health.
  • Helps with digestive health.
  • Boost energy and metabolism.


Tips on Making this Loaded Kiwi Chia Pudding:


  • Generally, I make 3 to 4 puddings at a time for the week ahead. That way, I can enjoy one for breakfast, as a late afternoon snack, or as a fun after dinner dessert. So make sure to plan ahead.
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes to thicken up, stirring 2-3 more times to prevent clumping. This is a key step.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour or two before eating. However, I believe, the texture is best if it has set for 8+ hours. So making them on a Sunday evening, for the week ahead, is the perfect idea.
  • When I use yogurt, I divide one yogurt container among two chia pudding servings. Not only do I cut sugars in half, but it still allows me to get that creamy “yogurt” fix that I absolutely enjoy in my pudding.

How Long Does Chia Pudding Last:


  • If stored in an airtight container, chia pudding should last up to 5 days in the refrigerator.


Chia Pudding Toppings:


  • Kiwi – Did you know? Kiwis have more potassium than a banana, more Vitamin C than an orange, more fiber than the leading cereal brand, and more Vitamin E and K than an avocado.
  • Yogurt – The So Delicious Dairy-Free Coconut Milk Yogurt Alternative is a great option for those that can’t have dairy.
  • Nuts – I love to add almonds! But just make sure to add some form of protein like nuts or nut butter to help balance out the natural sugars in the fruit.
  • Other fun options that I love – mixed berries, cacao nibs instead of chocolate chips, because they’re sugar free. The possibilities are endless!

This Loaded Kiwi Chia Pudding (Dairy & Gluten-Free) Is:


  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Refined-Sugar Free


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Loaded Kiwi Chia Pudding (Dairy & Gluten-Free)
Recipe details
  • 1  person
  • Prep time: 90 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 1 hr 30 min
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps Organic Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 cup The Original Oatly Oat Milk (No dairy, no nuts, no gluten), or milk of choice
  • 1 tsp Beeyond The Hive Raw Wildflower Honey (linked below)
  • TOPPINGS:
  • 1 5.3 oz container So Delicious Dairy-Free Coconut Milk Yogurt Alternative, Vanilla (divided)
  • Gluten-Free Granola, store bought or homemade
  • 2 Kiwis, washed, scooped and roughly chopped
  • Sliced Almonds, a pinch
  • Organic Unsweetened Coconut Flakes, a pinch
Instructions

Place chia seeds, oat milk, and honey in a small bowl and whisk until fully combined.
Let sit for 30 minutes to thicken up, stirring 2-3 more times to prevent clumping.
Place in the fridge and let chill for 1 hour up to overnight.
Once ready to serve, top with coconut milk yogurt, granola, kiwi, almonds and coconut flakes.
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