I’ve been hearing so much about Chia seeds lately. At Costco they have bags of them and at my local whole foods store, they have a whole shelf dedicated to Chia energy drinks in the refrigerated section. I was told they are the “new flaxseed” because they don’t go rancid but have a high amount of fiber and omega-3 fats. Also, because they are so high in fiber, they leave you feeling full longer! Total win in my book! When I read this post by my lovely friend Jordan about Chia seeds, I knew I had to try them. I made them with soy milk, drizzled a little agave on top with a splash of cinnamon. My little guy loved it. He made me keep adding more berries. He’s slightly obsessed with blueberries.
Chia Seed Pudding:
1 c soy or almond milk (I used soy because that’s what I had but almond milk has less calories.)
3 tbsp chia seeds
1 tsp vanilla
Mix ingredients together, cover and let the seeds soak overnight in the fridge. In the morning, top with cinnamon, berries, and agave or honey and you have a delish breakfast! And what could be better than telling your kids that they are having pudding for breakfast?! Logan loves eating cereal in the morning. Finding healthy breakfast cereals that he enjoys can be challenging. Many mornings, it is just about getting him to eat something. Anything! So, this is the perfect breakfast for my littles! So healthy! Sneaky mom. Jordan recommended to me putting cocoa powder in it for my littles. I’m trying it tomorrow. Kids, we are having chocolate pudding for breakfast! Great way to start the day! (Logan, just don’t tell anyone about our breakfast chocolate pudding so I don’t sound like a bad mom. It’s our little secret.)
Also, make sure you go check out Jordan’s blog, Berlin By the Bay, for more awesome recipes like this one!