Who wants to eat something healthy!
I visited a nutritionist a few years back… and she had me try a whole bunch of weird healthy foods. Most of which didn’t stick. She did give me a really good piece of advice… she said if you give something a month you’ll either incorporate it into your everyday, or you won’t. Like I said, most of it didn’t stick… I did however get used to plain oatmeal. I mean plain… taste like warm cardboard plain oatmeal. But she was right, I ate some regular sugar added oatmeal recently and I felt like I swallowed a bowl of sugar.
I was skeptical at first… what the heck is chia seed?, and how the heck is supposed turn into pudding? Well my friends , not only is it the hair on top of your beloved 80’s sensation, CHIA PET, it’s also a super seed, full of all kinds of good stuff, like omega 3… and when you soak it… it explodes into pudding goodness.
2 Cups of Milk (I used 1 Cup of Coconut milk and 1 Cup of 1% Milk)
11/2 Teaspoons of Vanilla
2 Tablespoons of Maple Syrup
¼ Teaspoon of Salt
½ Cup of Chai Seeds (I bought mine at the bulk store)
Whisk together milk, vanilla, maple syrup and salt. Stir in chai seeds. Make sure all the seeds are emursed in the milk mixture. Cover with plastic wrap. Leave in the fridge over night. I took mine out every once and awhile I gave it a stir.
Put whatever topping you like. Here are a few suggestions:
Mango and shaved chocolate
Fresh berries and a squeeze of lemon
Granola and dried cranberries