Chocolate Cherry Chia Pudding

This sugar free, dairy free, and gluten free chocolate cherry chia pudding makes a decadent breakfast or a healthy dessert.

 

Ingredients

2 cups coconut milk

6 tablespoons chia seeds

3 tablespoons pure maple syrup

2 tablespoons raw cacao powder

2 tablespoons cacao nibs

Cherry Chia Jam

2 cups fresh sweet cherries, pitted and de-stemmed

1 tablespoon pure maple syrup or more, to taste

3 tablespoons chia seeds

Garnishes

fresh cherries, pitted and diced

cacao nibs

 

Instructions

In a medium-sized airtight container, whisk together the coconut milk, chia seeds, maple syrup, cacao powder, and cacao nibs (if using) until all of the chia seeds are free-floating within the liquid and there are no lumps. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight. Whisk thoroughly after refrigerating.

 

For the Cherry Chia Jam

In a high-powered blender or food processor, combine the fresh cherries and maple syrup. Blend on high for 1 to 2 minutes or until completely smooth. Pour into an airtight container and whisk in the chia seeds. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

 

To Assemble

In 4 small jars or glasses, layer the chia pudding and cherry jam, one after the other.

 

Garnish with fresh cherries and cacao nibs.

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