Try this creamy and refreshing coconut chia seed pudding! Made with only three ingredients, it’s easy to prepare, healthy, and perfect for anyone who loves the combination of coconut and chia seeds!
Combining the creamy goodness of coconut milk with the nutrient-packed goodness of chia seeds, this pudding is not only delicious, but also dairy-free, gluten-free, and keto-friendly!
With just three easy-to-find ingredients, you can whip up a batch of this mouthwatering chia seed pudding with coconut milk in no time.
So why not give it a try and see for yourself how tasty and nutritious it can be?
What is Coconut Chia Pudding?
Coconut chia seed pudding is a healthy snack or dessert made with coconut milk, making it dairy-free and gluten-free.
It has a soft, creamy pudding-like texture and is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidants.
What does coconut chia seed pudding taste like?
Coconut chia seed pudding has a soft cream pudding-like texture with a light, refreshing coconut flavor.
The chia seeds give it a slight crunch and nuttiness, while the coconut milk provides a subtle sweetness and richness that is delicious and satisfying with a unique texture that’s perfect for any time of day!
Is this chia seed pudding healthy?
Absolutely! Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients and have many health benefits. They’re an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidants, and can help with heart health, weight loss, and digestive health.
- 60 Calories
- 2g Protein
- 4g Omega-3
- 5g Carbohydrates
- 5g Fiber
- 63mg Calcium
- 84mg Potassium
Are chia seeds keto-friendly?
Yes, this coconut chia seed pudding recipe is keto-friendly!
Chia seeds are very low in net carbs and high in fiber, making them a great addition to a keto diet. Additionally, the recipe calls for unsweetened full-fat coconut milk, which is also a keto-friendly ingredient.
Just be sure to use a keto-friendly sweetener of your choice to keep the overall carb count in check.
What ingredients do I need to make chia seed pudding with coconut milk?
- Chia Seeds – fresh chia seeds.
- Sweetener – use your preferred sweetener.
- Coconut Milk – unsweetened full-fat coconut milk.
How to make coconut chia seed pudding?
The instructions to make coconut chia seed pudding is very straightforward and have a prep time of under 5 minutes!
Add chia seeds, sweetener, and coconut milk and stir in a small bowl. You can also add a little bit of vanilla extract for some extra flavors.
Place chia seed mixture inside the refrigerator for 4 hours to overnight and top with your favorite toppings like coconut shreds, maple syrup, or honey!
Pro Tip – if your chia seeds aren’t forming a pudding gel-like texture, check to see how fresh your chia seeds are. We’ve found older chia seeds may have difficulty absorbing the liquid.
How long is chia seed pudding good for?
Chia seed pudding can typically be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. This makes it a great make-ahead snack or meal prep option.
However, keep in mind that the texture may change over time and the pudding may become thicker as the chia seeds continue to absorb the liquid.
If you find that the pudding has thickened too much, simply stir in a bit of extra liquid, such as coconut milk or almond milk, to thin it out before enjoying it.
What is the nutrition information for this coconut chia seed pudding recipe?
- 163 Calories
- 11g Carbohydrates
- 8g Fiber
- 4g Protein
- 7g Fat
- 0mg Cholesterol
- 29mg Sodium
- 148mg Potassium
- 151mg Calcium
- 2mg Iron
- 0ui Vitamin A
- 0mg Vitamin C
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Now, let’s get making this Coconut Chia Pudding recipe!
- Prepping Time 5M
- Cooling Time 3H
- Total Time 3H5M
- Net Carb/Serv ~1g
- Servings 1
- 2 tbsp Chia Seeds
- 2 tbsp Sweetener (sugar alternative or preferred sweetener)
- 3/4 Cup Coconut Milk (I used unsweetened vanilla)
1) Gather all the ingredients.
2) In a small cup or bowl, add Chia Seeds, sweetener, coconut milk and mix well with a whisk. Note – For more firmer pudding, use less coconut milk.
3) Refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours or overnight. Serve cold topped with dried unsweetened coconut flakes, your favorite berries, or by itself.
Hope you enjoy your Coconut Chia Pudding!
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Coconut Chia Pudding
- 2 tbsp Chia Seeds
- 2 tbsp Sweetener sugar alternative or preferred sweetener
- 3/4 Cup Coconut Milk unsweetened vanilla
- Gather all the ingredients.
- In a small cup or bowl, add chia seeds, sweetener, ccoconut milk and mix well with a whisk. Note - For more firmer pudding, use less coconut milk.
- Refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours or overnight. Serve cold topped with dried unsweetened coconut flakes, your favorite berries, or by itself.
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My pudding didn’t turn to pudding. It stayed liquid.
Hi Robin! Was it liquid like water or thicker liquid? If the latter, that’s the texture of the pudding. It’s not going to be like a custard pudding type texture.
Just wanted to comment that I made these with coconut cream (the ones in the can) and it was AMAZING. I then made them with coconut milk (also in a can), and it was still good, but not nearly as delicious as the creamy stuff. The cream definitely makes it thicker and more “pudding”-like. Thanks for the simple recipe.
Hi Lisa! What a great idea! We’ll definitely have to try making some with coconut cream next time. You’re also welcome for the recipe and glad you liked it!
I made mine with 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup yoghurt and it turned out pretty thick delicious
Hey Amy! Glad you liked it and it turned out well for you!