Almond Joy Chia Pudding Recipe: A Delicious Blend of Health and Indulgence
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Welcome to our culinary corner, where today we’re diving into a recipe that’s not just a treat for your taste buds but also a boon for your health: the Almond Joy Chia Pudding. Perfect for health enthusiasts, dessert lovers, and everyone in between, this recipe is a delightful blend of nutty flavors and creamy textures, packed with nutrients.
Whether you’re a busy professional looking for a quick and nutritious breakfast, a fitness enthusiast in need of a protein-rich snack, or simply someone who loves to indulge in a guilt-free dessert, this Almond Joy Chia Pudding is for you. It’s incredibly easy to make, requires minimal ingredients, and can be prepared in advance.
Why You’ll Love This Almond Joy Chia Pudding
This pudding isn’t just delicious; it’s a powerhouse of health benefits. Chia seeds are loaded with fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. Cashew milk offers a creamy texture with less fat than regular milk, and the addition of Root & Renew collagen peptides gives your skin and joints a healthy boost. The coconut and almond shavings add a delightful crunch, while the cacao nibs offer a rich chocolatey hint without the added sugar.
1. In a high-speed blender add 1 cup cashew milk, 1 tbsp coconut shavings, 1/2 tsp stevia, 1 scoop collagen peptides, a pinch of sea salt, 1/2 tsp of each almond extract and vanilla extract and blend for 30 seconds.
2. In a bowl add 1/4 cups chia seeds and milk mix and mix and stir vigorously, and let it sit for 10 minutes. Stir again to break up any clumping. Let it sit for at least an hour or overnight before enjoying.
3. When ready to eat, top of with more 1 tbsp coconut shavings, 1 tbsp almond shavings, 1/2 tbsp cacao nibs, and one strawberry sliced.
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