Matcha Chia Pudding

This Matcha Chia Pudding recipe is a great way to start your mornings feeling full and energized.  It’s an easy and quick breakfast or snack that’s not only loaded with protein, fiber and healthy omega 3’s, but also matcha caffeine to give you that much needed morning or mid afternoon boost!

Chia seeds might just be the perfect low carb food out there!  They deliver massive amounts of nutrients and antioxidants, not to mention all the dietary fiber which helps with regularity.

Matcha chia pudding served in a glass cup topped with fresh chopped strawberries.

Being a mom of two, mornings are always rushed and I barely have time to have my morning coffee let alone breakfast.  That’s why I created this no-cook matcha chia pudding that can be made the night before and ready for you the next day!

A perfect easy and healthy breakfast to wake up to!

What is Matcha Chia Pudding?

Chia seeds are added to matcha mixed with a monkfruit erythritol blend  sweetener and half and half.  Then it is placed in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight until pudding like consistency is attained.

Japanese ceremonial matcha powder on a plate next to a matcha whisk.

What is matcha and the related health benefits?

Matcha is finely ground powder from green tea leaves that are grown specifically in the shade which produces more theanine and caffeine.  The theanine in the tea leaves is what promotes relaxation, reduces stress and improves sleep as well as boosts concentration and alertness.

Chia seeds in a bowl ready to be used in a chia seed pudding recipe.

What are chia seeds and their health benefits?

Chia seeds are tiny black edible seeds with amazing health benefits.  Chia seeds are packed with healthy omega 3s, protein and dietary fiber, which is important for gut health and regularity.

Are chia seeds low carb ?

Chia seeds might just be the perfect low carb food out there!  Two tablespoons of chia seeds contain 8g of carbs and 8g of fiber equaling a total of 0 carbs.

Did you have any tips in making matcha chia pudding recipe?

  • Make sure to thoroughly mix the matcha into the hot water.
  • When using slightly older chia seeds, they may not thicken up as well, so use less liquid or more chia seed to compensate.
  • Also if you prefer more runny chia pudding, add more liquid to your liking.

Matcha chia pudding served in a glass cup topped with fresh chopped strawberries, top down shot.

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Now, let’s get making this Matcha Chia Pudding recipe!

  • Prepping Time 5M
  • Cooling Time 3H
  • Total Time 3H5M
  • Net Carb/Serv ~2g
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

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2) In a small cup, combine warm water and Matcha Powder.  Whisk until Matcha Powder is fully dissolved.

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3) Add in Chia Seeds in a cup and pour matcha mix while whisking.  Add Monkfruit Erythritol Blend and continue to stir with a whisk until Chia Seeds are mixed thoroughly.

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4) Lastly add in half and half and stir.

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5) Refrigerate for 3 hours or more depending on preference.

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Matcha chia pudding served in a glass cup topped with fresh chopped strawberries.

Matcha Chia Pudding

This Matcha Chia Pudding recipe is a great way to start your mornings feeling full and energized. It’s an easy and quick breakfast or snack that’s not only loaded with protein, fiber and healthy omega 3’s, but also matcha caffeine to give you that much needed morning or mid afternoon boost!
4.8 from 10 votes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Keyword: chia pudding recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooling Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Print Recipe
Calories: 162kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Matcha Powder
  • 3/4 Cup Warm Water
  • 2 tbsp Monkfruit Erythritol Blend or sweetener of choice
  • 2 tbsp Half and Half

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Matcha Chia Pudding Recipe (1)
  • In a small cup, combine warm water and Matcha Powder. Whisk until Matcha Powder is fully dissolved.
    Matcha Chia Pudding Recipe (20)
  • Add in chia seeds in a cup and pour Matcha Powder mix while whisking. Add Monkfruit Erythritol Blend and continue to stir with a whisk until chia seeds are mixed thoroughly.
    Matcha Chia Pudding Recipe (22)
  • Lastly add in half and half and stir.
    Matcha Chia Pudding Recipe (11)
  • Refrigerate for 3 hours or more depending on preference.
    Matcha Chia Pudding Recipe (12)

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Nutrition

Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 206IU | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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