This Pumpkin Chia Pudding is a healthy, fall recipe that requires no cooking, and you can serve it for breakfast or dessert!
Have you ever tried chia pudding? If not, this pumpkin pudding is a great introduction. When combined with liquid, chia seeds form a gel-like consistency that’s very similar to pudding. They’re also full of fiber and omega-3’s. Add pumpkin pureé and pumpkin pie spice to that mix, and you have a bonafide dessert.
It’s a perfect grain-free alternative for oatmeal or a healthier version of pumpkin pudding that you can prep ahead and store in the fridge for a morning meal or late-night treat.
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How to Make Pumpkin Chia Pudding
If you can stir ingredients together, then you can make this easy pumpkin dessert. Here’s how to do it:
Stir together the chia seeds, milk, pumpkin pureé, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, and molasses until combined. Optional- blend all the ingredients after soaking to create a smoother consistency.
Place in the fridge. Let sit overnight, or at least 4 hours.
Divide the pudding into 2 jars, top with nuts, fruit, and a drizzle of maple syrup or molasses.
This recipe calls for only ½ cup of pumpkin pureé, so it’s perfect when you need something to make with canned pumpkin leftovers from another recipe.
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Healthy Pumpkin Chia Pudding
This Pumpkin Chia Pudding is a healthy, fall recipe that requires no cooking and you can enjoy guilt-free for breakfast or dessert.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 2
- Category: Breakfast
- Diet: Gluten Free
- ¼ cup chia seeds
- 1 ¼ cups milk or non-dairy alternative
- ½ cup pure pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon molasses (optional)
- Toppings: nuts, fruit, seeds, molasses
- In a medium bowl, add chia seeds, milk, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, and molasses (if using). Whisk until ingredients are combined.
- Place in the fridge. Let sit overnight, or at least 4 hours.
- When ready to eat, divide into two jars or bowls and top with nuts, fruit, and a drizzle of molasses.
- Serving Size: ¾ – 1 cup
- Calories: 191
- Sugar: 5g
- Sodium: 125.4mg
- Fat: 10.1g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Carbohydrates: 20.4g
- Fiber: 10.8g
- Protein: 6g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
Keywords: pumpkin chia pudding, healthy treats
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