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.
Related: Healthy Fall Breakfasts
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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