Roasted Strawberry Chia Pudding

Naomi Cook
by Naomi Cook
4 servings
30 min

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Roasted Strawberry Chia Pudding! This pudding is not your typical chia pudding. Two pounds of fresh strawberries are roasted with wildflower honey, which gives the fruit a rich and concentrated flavor. The fruit is puréed and then mixed with coconut milk, vanilla, a dash of sea salt and chia seeds. Once the pudding has set, just top it with your favorite fresh berries and go. So the next time you have an overabundance of strawberries, give this roasted chia pudding a try. It’s perfection!

Three mini glass jars of Roasted Strawberry Chia Pudding topped with cacao nibs and blackberries.

This chia pudding only takes about 30 minutes to make, and contains just 6 simple ingredients. And, since the strawberries will be roasted, the flavors are robust. Everyone will think, based upon the taste, that this took hours to put together. In my book, that is a huge win!

Ingredients Needed For This Roasted Strawberry Chia Pudding:

  • Strawberries – Only use fresh for this recipe. Also, I use a full 2 pounds. That amount may seem like a lot, but in all actuality you need that much to get that intense strawberry flavor to come through.
  • Honey – My go to is Beeyond The Hive Honey. Always!
  • Coconut Milk – I like to use full fat, unsweetened coconut milk, because it is a fantastic dairy-free alternative. (Note: For those that don’t like coconut, you can’t taste it once it is all mixed together).
Three mini glass jars of Roasted Strawberry Chia Pudding, sitting on marble coasters, alongside pinch bowls of cacao nibs and blackberries.
  • Vanilla Extract – This will enhance all the other flavors.
  • Salt – You need some salt for this recipe, because it balances out the sweetness from the fruit and honey.
  • Chia Seeds – I love to use the brand Badia or this one by Navitas as well. Both are so good! FYI: The longer the chia seeds have time to set the more time they have to open up and soften. That’s why I like to prepare a batch the night before I want it.
  • Toppings – I like to top my pudding with some fruit and cacao nibs. That is it! Don’t get too fancy because you don’t want to mask the beautiful flavor of the pudding itself.
Three mini glass jars of Roasted Strawberry Chia Pudding on a marble trivet and surrounded by cacao nibs, blackberries and baby's breath.

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Roasted Strawberry Chia Pudding
Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 30 min
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  • 2 lbs. Strawberries, hulled and sliced in half
  • 3 tbsp Beeyond The Hive Wildflower Honey
  • 1 can Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk, unsweetened
  • 1 1/2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Himalayan Pink Salt, two small pinches
  • 2/3 cup Badia Organic Chia Seeds or Navitas Organics Chia Seeds
  • Toppings: Fresh Berries, Navitas Organics Cacao Nibs

Roast the strawberries: Preheat the oven to 350° F. Add the strawberries to a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Drizzle with honey. Roast for 20-23 minutes. Set aside to cool for about 5 minutes.
Purée: To a food processor, add the strawberries and their juices. Purée on high until completely smooth.
Blend: Add the coconut milk, vanilla extract and salt and blend until well combined. Remove the strawberry mixture to a large glass bowl.
Stir in the seeds: Add the chia seeds and stir a couple of times during the next 15-20 minutes.
Refrigerate: Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours but preferably overnight.
Assemble: Right before serving, divide the pudding into 4-6 bowls, and top with fresh berries and cacao nibs.
  • Inactive Prep: 4 hours up to overnight.
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