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Chocolate Chia Protein Pudding

Craving a sweet treat but want to stay on track? Try this cocoa-flavored protein pudding.

The addition of chia seeds in this dessert increases fiber (keeps you feeling fuller longer) and omega-3 (heart-healthy).

Chocolate Chia Protein Pudding Ingredients

Yields 3 servings

  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar or sugar substitute
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 scoop unflavored protein powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened regular or vanilla almond milk
  • 5 tbsp chia seeds
  • Toppings: lots of raspberries and a pinch of coconut flakes

How To

  1. Combine cocoa powder, coconut sugar, protein powder, vanilla extract, and 1/4 cup almond milk.
  2. Mix well to form a thick chocolate mixture. Add remaining almond milk. Mix well.
  3. Add chia seeds. Mix again! Make sure chia seeds are evenly distributed. Let it stand for 2 minutes.
  4. Then, you guessed it—mix one more time!
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 4-5 hours.
  6. Serve with fresh fruit and your favorite toppings.

chocolate chia protein pudding steps

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