Banana Cacao Chia Pudding

Banana Cacao Chia Pudding

Easy, flavorful, and nutrient-dense, a bowl of this Banana Cacao Chia Pudding is a great way to start your morning! (Or even have as a post-gym snack)

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Easy, flavorful, and nutrient-dense, a bowl of this Banana Cacao Chia Pudding is a great way to start your morning!

I feel as though it’s been quite some time since I last made a chia pudding, I had almost forgotten about how yummy these simple dishes can be! It’s especially easy to wake up to a delicious pudding for breakfast after taking mere minutes to put it together the night before.

Sliced Bananas

These types of dishes are so easily customizable, they’re a lot like having oatmeal for breakfast; you can make it with any ingredients that you like. For this one in particular, I choose to use a perfectly ripe banana for a little natural sweetness, some tart goji berries, and raw cacao powder to accompany the gooey chia seeds.

Making Chia Pudding

Completely nutritious and full of vitamins, this Banana Cacao Chia Pudding  could easily be eaten as breakfast, a snack or a healthy dessert.

Banana Cacao Chia Pudding

Easy, flavorful, and nutrient-dense, a bowl of this Banana Cacao Chia Pudding is a great way to start your morning!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Dairy-free, Nut-free, Soy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Soaking time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 1 servings
Author Jackie Sobon of Vegan Yack Attack

Ingredients

  • 1 Banana Sliced Thinly
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. Chia Seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. Goji Berries
  • 2 Tbsp. Raw Cacao Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Maple Syrup
  • 3/4 Cup Water

Instructions

  • Place the banana, chia seeds, and goji berries into a small bowl. In a cup, stir the cacao powder and maple syrup together to create a paste, then introduce the water to the mixture and stir until it is of an even consistency.
  • Pour the wet mixture into the bowl and make sure that everything is submerged. Leave in the refrigerator overnight or for 2-3 hours, then eat cold.

Easy, flavorful, and nutrient-dense, a bowl of this Banana Cacao Chia Pudding is a great way to start your morning!
Lastly, for a nearly raw treat, replace the goji berries with a tablespoon of melted peanut butter (as pictured below). Peanut butter, chocolate and banana? One of my favorite flavor combinations for sure. If you’re trying to get into eating more chia seeds, this is a great way to do it!

Easy, flavorful, and nutrient-dense, a bowl of this Banana Cacao Chia Pudding is a great way to start your morning!

The bloghop, this month, is filled with so many amazing blogs! I love that I’m able to be a part of it, and continue to share the foodie love. Here’s a list of all of the bloggers that are participating!

Easily Good Eats ~ Three Cookies
Oh Cake ~ Jessica ~ @jesshose

Please join in on the #chocolatelove fun by linking up any chocolate recipe from the month of February 2012. Don’t forget to link back to this post, so that your readers know to come stop by the #chocolatelove event! The twitter hashtag is #chocolatelove.

9 Comments on “Banana Cacao Chia Pudding

    • I would say not. The flaxseeds might give it too much of a mushy texture while the chia seeds have a gooey bubble around them with a teeny tiny crunch because of the seed remnants. It breaks up the texture a bit.

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