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Healthy Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding

This Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding recipe is perfectly sweet from the bananas, deliciously chocolatey from the cocoa, and surprisingly filling thanks to the chia seeds!

This makes for a great breakfast because it’s full of healthy ingredients such as chia seeds (high in omega-3 fatty acids) and bananas (high in potassium), and it also happens to be refined sugar free, high fiber, gluten free, and vegan too!

Seriously, this is HEAVEN.  I made it a few days ago and ended up having a bowl for breakfast every day since.  It’s just so chocolatey and banana-y and delicious, it’s hard to put the spoon down.

This Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding recipe is perfectly sweet, deliciously chocolatey, and surprisingly filling! Makes for a great breakfast because it's full of healthy ingredients such as chia seeds (high in omega-3 fatty acids) and bananas (high in potassium), and it also happens to be refined sugar free, high fiber, gluten free, and vegan too! Healthy Dessert Recipes at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

Oh, and with a few extra banana slices on top and mini chocolate chips?  You’ve got yourself a winner.

Winner, winner, chicken dinner chocolate-banana breakfast.

For a “chunky monkey” variation, feel free to scoop some creamy peanut butter on top so you get some PB with every bite.

Are you drooling at the thought of that?  Or is it just me?  😉

This Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding recipe is perfectly sweet, deliciously chocolatey, and surprisingly filling! Makes for a great breakfast because it's full of healthy ingredients such as chia seeds (high in omega-3 fatty acids) and bananas (high in potassium), and it also happens to be refined sugar free, high fiber, gluten free, and vegan too! Healthy Dessert Recipes at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

This Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding recipe is perfectly sweet, deliciously chocolatey, and surprisingly filling! Makes for a great breakfast because it's full of healthy ingredients such as chia seeds (high in omega-3 fatty acids) and bananas (high in potassium), and it also happens to be refined sugar free, high fiber, gluten free, and vegan too! Healthy Dessert Recipes at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)
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Healthy Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding

Servings: 4 cups
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
This Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding is perfectly sweet, deliciously chocolatey, and surprisingly filling! It's sugar free, gluten free, and vegan too!

Ingredients

  • 2 large Bananas
  • ¼ c up Unsweetened Dutch Processed Cocoa Powder
  • 2 cups Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 72g (6 tbs) Chia Seeds
  • 3 packets Natural Sweetener (stevia, Truvia, etc.)
  • tsp Salt

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas.  Whisk in the cocoa powder.
  • To the bowl, add the almond milk, vanilla extract, chia seeds, sweetener, and salt.  Whisk thoroughly until even, the cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Serve the next day!

Recipe Notes

Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Adapted from Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding
Amount Per Serving (1 serving = 1 cup)
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Sodium 150mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
Sugars 7g
Protein 6.5g 13%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 35%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Pudding & Mousse

Wow, definitely wasn’t expecting this Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding to have so much protein and fiber!  The protein and fiber, along with the healthy fats and no added sugar, will power you through your day.  *flexes*

This Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding recipe is perfectly sweet, deliciously chocolatey, and surprisingly filling! Makes for a great breakfast because it's full of healthy ingredients such as chia seeds (high in omega-3 fatty acids) and bananas (high in potassium), and it also happens to be refined sugar free, high fiber, gluten free, and vegan too! Healthy Dessert Recipes at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

Enjoy!

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With love and good eats,

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– Jess

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2 comments on “Healthy Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Pudding”

  1. Chocolate pudding is among my favorite desserts. While chia is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, strawberries are among the fruits that have a low level of sugar. I listen to a podcast to get a wider understanding about nutrition and well-being.

  2. Chia seeds are just amazing. They pair so well with chocolate and just soak up all the flavors!

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