Strawberry Lemon Chia Pudding
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Recipe type: Dessert or Breakfast
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Need a quick dessert for guests stopping by? Want a delicious breakfast that you can make the night before? This tasty recipe is for you! You can easily substitute the strawberries for the fruit that you have on hand. The coconut water can be substituted with a juice of choice or water.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • ½ cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • pinch Himalayan salt
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1¾ cup coconut milk (1-400ml tin)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon rind
  • ¼ - ½ cup lemon juice, preferably freshly squeezed (1 or 2 lemons)
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup maple syrup (optional)
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, diced
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, stir together the chia seeds, coconut and salt.
  2. Add the coconut water, coconut milk, lemon rind, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Stir until well combined.
  3. Put in the fridge for about an hour or until the chia seeds have swelled and the pudding is thick.
  4. Taste the pudding and decided if you would like to add the maple syrup or sweetener of your choice.
  5. Stir in the fresh strawberries.
  6. At this point, you could serve as is or if you would like more red in the pudding, you could get out your hand blender and blend a bit of the pudding. Then stir the red colour gently.
  7. Serve in your favourite bowls.
Recipe by BarbaraDolan.com at http://barbaradolan.com/strawberry-lemon-chia-pudding/