Preparation time: 5 minutes Chilling time: 4 hours or overnight Serves: 2
- 4 tablespoons chia seeds
- 240 milliliters unsweetened almond milk
- 2 tablespoons Juspy collagen protein powder
- Fresh berries and chopped nuts, for topping
- In a mixing bowl, combine the chia seeds, unsweetened almond milk, Juspy collagen protein powder. Stir well to ensure all the ingredients are thoroughly combined.
- Allow the mixture to sit for 5 minutes, then give it another good stir. This ensures that the chia seeds are evenly distributed and won’t clump together as they absorb the liquid.
- Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or transfer the mixture into individual serving jars or glasses. Place them in the refrigerator to chill for at least 4 hours or overnight. This resting time allows the chia seeds to swell and create a creamy, pudding-like texture.
- Before serving, give the pudding a final stir to make sure it’s evenly combined. If the pudding is too thick for your liking, you can add a splash of almond milk and stir to adjust the consistency.
- Divide the Juspy Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding into serving bowls or glasses. Top with fresh berries and chopped nuts for added texture and flavor.
- Serve the pudding immediately or keep it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. The beauty of this recipe is that it can be prepared in advance, making it a handy and nutritious option for breakfast or as a satisfying snack during the day.
Now, let’s talk about the nutritional benefits of the Juspy ingredients in this delightful chia seed pudding:
- Chia seeds: These tiny seeds are packed with fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and various minerals. They help promote satiety, support digestion, and provide essential nutrients for overall well-being.
- Juspy collagen protein powder: This award-winning protein blend contains 17g of clean protein per serving, derived from premium type 1 marine collagen, pea protein, and rice protein. Collagen is known for its benefits in promoting healthy skin, joints, hair, and nails. Additionally, the pea and rice protein contribute to satiety and support muscle recovery.
- Unsweetened almond milk: A dairy-free alternative, almond milk is low in calories and rich in vitamin E, calcium, and healthy fats. It adds creaminess to the chia seed pudding without the need for dairy products.
- Unsweetened cocoa powder: Cocoa powder is not only delicious but also a great source of antioxidants. It provides a rich chocolate flavor to the pudding, enhancing the overall taste experience.
- Honey or maple syrup (optional): If you prefer a touch of sweetness, you can add a tablespoon of honey or maple syrup. However, the natural sweetness from Juspy collagen protein powder and the berries may already be sufficient for your taste buds.
By making this Juspy Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding in advance, you can conveniently have a nutritious and satisfying breakfast or snack ready whenever you need it. The combination of chia seeds, Juspy collagen protein powder, and other wholesome ingredients makes this pudding a nourishing choice that supports your overall well-being.