Vanilla & Almond Chia Pudding

This tiny little seed truly is a nutritional powerhouse – it’s an excellent source of energy, healthy omega-3 fats, protein, fibre, calcium, potassium, magnesium, selenium and iron – wow, we’re sold! Add creamy nut butter, vanilla and syrup and you’ve got one seriously tasty brekkie!

Photograph by Niki Webster.

Gluten free
Wheat free
Quick meal
Kids recipe

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Preparation time

5 min

Total time



  • vegan-desserts
  • breakfasts






20 g


11 g


18 g

* Nutritional information per serving.


  • 125ml/½ cup unsweetened plant milk (soya contains the highest protein)
  • 1 tbsp nut butter (we like almond)
  • 1 tbsp syrup (eg maple or agave)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds

Optional toppings: berries, berry compote, cacao nibs, chopped nuts, coconut flakes, drizzle extra nut butter (if runny), extra syrup, fresh fruit, granola, jam, peanuts, sliced bananas, vegan caramel sauce, vegan chocolate


  1. Using a high-speed blender, blend the plant milk, nut butter, syrup, vanilla and salt until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass or container with a lid (if transporting) then stir through the chia seeds until thoroughly combined. Leave it to sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Give it another good stir then place in the fridge for a minimum of an hour.
  4. Stir the pudding again, add the toppings of your choice and enjoy.

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