Chia Pudding

Chia Pudding

This Chia Pudding is a nice way to start of the day for breakfast or as a delicious snack and it can easily be made to be vegan and gluten free. Customize it with your favorite berries and sweeten with maple syrup. (makes 2 cups)

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chia, chia pudding, chia seeds, gluten-free, vegan option
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Sara Maniez


  • 6 tablespoons chia seeds dry
  • 2 cups milk or same amount non dairy milk like almond, soy, cashew or coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup optional, or honey or preferred sweetener
  • seasonal berries or fruit optional
  • cinnamon or spice mix for topping optional, amount to taste, "Cocoa Cinnamon Sugar Spice Mixture" or "Cinnamon Sugar Mixture", search on LLS


  1. In a medium bowl or 32 ounce (2 1/2 cup) mason jar (with lid), mix 2 cups milk (or same amount non dairy milk) with chia seeds, pure vanilla extract, cover and let sit in the refrigerator for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, take out and stir or just shake it if it's in a mason jar, then allow to sit for 1-2 hours or overnight.

  2. When it's done setting up in the refrigerator, divide into portions and serve with optional fruit, berries, maple syrup or sweetener of choice. Enjoy!