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Two jars filled with chia pudding with fresh figs

Creamy Chia Pudding Recipe

  • Author: Rachel Steenland | The Plant Riot
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes + overnight
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


This is one of our perfect favorite pudding recipes, made even better with 7 fantastic flavor combinations! Plus, learn everything you ever wanted to know about chia!




  1. Add chia seeds, milk of choice and maple syrup into a bowl. Whisk well to remove any lumps and air pockets. Cover chia pudding mixture and store in the fridge overnight or for at least 1 hour.
  2. Before serving, whisk chia pudding well to ensure a smooth and creamy consistency.

    See notes section for tasty mix-in options!


Mix-ins for Almond, Cashew or Oat Milk Chia Pudding:

  • Peanut Butter and Jelly: 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and 1/2 cup of crushed strawberries or raspberries.
  • Pumpkin Spice: 1/2 cup of mashed pumpkin with 1/2 – 1 teaspoon of pumpkin spice.
  • Chunky Monkey: 1/2 – 1 sliced banana, 1 tablespoon toasted walnuts, and 1/4 cup of fudgy chocolate protein bar pieces.
  • Apple Pie: 1/2 cup of stewed apples, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon).
  • Cranberry and Pear: 1/2 cup of homemade cranberry sauce and fresh pear slices.

Mix-ins for Chocolate Chia Pudding:

  • Chocolate Chia Pudding: 1 tablespoon cacao powder, 1 tablespoon of cacao nibs or vegan chocolate chips (make it even more chocolatey by using chocolate milk for the chia pudding).
  • Peanut Butter Cup: 1 tablespoon cacao powder, 1 – 2 tablespoons peanut butter.

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