Overnight Autumn Chia Pudding 

Prep Time

5 min (plus 1-8 hours to set)

Yields

1 serving (quadruple the recipe for extra all week)

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup unsweetened almond, cashew, coconut or cows milk

  • 1/4 Cup old-fashioned oats

  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/3 Cup chopped apple, fresh berries or bananas

  • 1 tsp pure maple syrup (grade B offers more antioxidants)

Optional:

  • 1 Tbsp chopped nuts such as walnuts or pecans

Directions

  1. Pour milk into jar or container with lid.

  2. Add oats, chia seeds, cinnamon and vanilla.

  3. Whisk vigorously with a fork (or seal with lid and shake).

  4. Cover and place in fridge for at least an hour, if not over night.

  5. In the morning, it's magically turned to pudding.

  6. Top with maple syrup, fruit and nuts.

There are countless variations on this pudding. Experiment and discover your favorite! Swap out oats for gluten free quinoa flakes, honey for maple syrup, cinnamon for cacao powder, etc. etc. etc. Look online for a million and one ways to make chia pudding. Oh and be generous and share with me!

Credit

Chia Leah

Treats, SnacksBill Bostrom