Coconut Chocolate Chia Pudding

Ditch store-bought pudding. Make this Coconut Chocolate Chia Pudding, with chia seeds that expand 9 times in your stomach to help you feel fuller longer. Talk about awesome food for dieting!

It’s no secret that the chia seed has been in the foodie spotlight for a while now. It’s nutritious, a great partner for dieting and it’s so versatile this basic pudding recipe can be altered to fit your most eclectic pudding desires.

This is an older recipe I made with the typical chia seed to liquid ratio, but I used coconut milk instead of regular milk and I mixed in some cocoa powder. Vegan, gluten-free and filling. It’s as simple as simple gets with only 4 ingredients and a time to prep of only a couple minutes. Make up a bunch of individual puddings in small wide mouth mason jars, pop ‘em in the fridge and have snacks for the kids for the next week!

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  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp honey (or other sweetener, optional)


  1. Pour ingredients into a jar and mix well. Let settle for 2-3 minutes then mix again very well until you see no clumping.
  2. Cover the jar and store in fridge overnight or for at least 2 hours.
  3. When you're ready to eat it, top with your favorite fruit and enjoy cold!
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  • Reply
    April 30, 2017 at 6:20 pm

    Hello!! I was just wondering when you add the coconut milk, can it be the can type?

    • Reply
      May 4, 2017 at 8:46 pm

      You add the coconut milk right away along with the chia seeds and all the other ingredients. Hope you enjoy it! 🙂

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