Easy Chia Pudding

By Chef: Marina Yanay-Triner
Posted: April 17, 2017 


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Chia pudding is a delicious alternative to yogurt, and makes the perfect breakfast meal. It’s very easy to make, very satiating, and very healthy – rich with plant protein, and anti-inflammatory omega 3 fatty acids. The only tricky part is that most people either buy their almond milk at the store, or make it fresh using soaked almonds. But there is actually a 3rd way that is so quick, easy, and healthy!


  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite raw nut or seed butter (I like almond or hazelnut)
  • 3 cups water
  • 3-4 Medjoul dates for sweetness
  • A splash of alcohol-free vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder + a pinch of black pepper (optional — for extra anti-inflammatory properties)
  • 2/3 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh berries of choice (or any other fruit you like)


  1. Blend almond (or other nut/seed) butter, water, dates, vanilla, turmeric, and black pepper until smooth.
  2. Place in a bowl, and stir in the chia seeds.
  3. Place in the fridge overnight to thicken for best results.
  4. Add the fruit when ready to serve.