Blueberry Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding
You already know that breakfast is an important meal. But at the same time, it’s easy to get in a routine, and it can quickly become the least exciting meal of the day. Borrrring.
This Blueberry Protein Chia Pudding breakfast recipe is a perfect grab-and-go option busy morning. Forget the eggs, forget the oatmeal and let your creative juices flow!
Chia pudding breakfasts are healthy, easy, filling, and can also be used as a pick-me-up snack, because they’re…
Packed with fiber (13 grams)… helps your blood sugar stay stable and is great for your gut
High in protein (10 grams)… helps build lean muscle
Include healthy fats… helps you stay satisfied until the next meal
The best news… all the prep happens the night before.
When they sit overnight in the fridge, these delectable puddings have a creamy texture, fantastic flavor and have a world of possibilities for all the toppings.
Prefer strawberries instead of blueberries? Swap it out!
Want to add almond butter? Be my guest!
What’s guaranteed is that they’ll leave you feeling guiltlessly satisfied and energized.
When you prepare the chia puddings, use a few mason jars so you can have breakfast ready to go all week long. You can store them for 7 days. Amazing, right?
Recipe created by Chef Michele Leao @healthytablebyus
Blueberry Protein Chia Pudding
3 tablespoons black chia seeds
2 tablespoons maple syrup ( or preferred sweetener)
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 scoop KS Vanilla Protein Powder
3/4 cup coconut milk (or any nut milk)
1 cup Blueberries (frozen or fresh)
½ cup water
2 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
Shredded coconut to garnish
Whisk together the chia seeds, sweetener/ syrup, extract, milk and protein powder in a small bowl. Allow the mixture to sit for 10 – 15 minutes until the mixture has thickened. Give it a stir before serving then add the chia pudding into a jar (or keep it in the bowl).
Add blueberries, water and vinegar to a small saucepan over medium-high heat
Bring to a boil and continue to boil 8 minutes stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat and set aside.
To assemble the pudding :
Layer it up with chia pudding, blueberries reduction and coconut flakes.