Maple Cinnamon Chia Pudding Recipe

This maple cinnamon chia pudding recipe is sweet and delicious with hardly any guilt at all!

This maple cinnamon chia pudding recipe is sweet and delicious with hardly any guilt at all! A great healthy snack or breakfast. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Am I the only one that got a little out of control during the holiday season? Cookies, champagne, cookies, fattening side dishes, cookies, fattening main dishes, cookies, cookies, cookies.

I know it’s a little cliché that everyone starts eating healthy foods again as soon as January rolls around.  And yes, absolutely, we should be eating like that year-round. But I for one am happy to have a little motivation and reminder to get my butt back on track…and hopefully that same butt that is getting back on track will also firm up and decrease in size as a bonus.

And yes, you’ll be seeing more healthy recipes than cookies here – at least this month. But truthfully, that’s pretty indicative of both this site as well as the way we eat. Because, after all, we do eat the food I make. And the sweets usually get sent off to work with Ben so that I don’t eat all of them.

Enter chia pudding. Weird stuff, I know. Honestly, I almost didn’t blog this. But then my family members tried it and they actually really loved it. All three of them. Which pretty much never happens.

This maple cinnamon chia pudding recipe is sweet and delicious with hardly any guilt at all! A great healthy snack or breakfast. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

I love the flavors of this chia pudding recipe – sweetened with maple and flavored with warm spicy cinnamon, this is the perfect little treat for the time of winter that just drags on and on and on.

I made this with skim milk, but you could definitely do this with other types of milk – whole milk would make for a slightly more decadent treat.

Enjoy!

Maple Cinnamon Chia Pudding Recipe

Maple Cinnamon Chia Pudding Recipe

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 12 hours
Total Time: 12 hours 5 minutes
This maple cinnamon chia pudding recipe is sweet and delicious with hardly any guilt at all!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chia seeds
  • 1 and 1/2 cups skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Let sit for 10 minutes, stir again. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight before serving with additional cinnamon sprinkled on top if desired.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 80 Total Fat: 2.5g Saturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 34mg Carbohydrates: 11g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 7g Protein: 3g
Verdict: This was oddly addicting and delicious!

Husband’s take: He loved this chia pudding recipe!

Changes I would make: None, but I can’t wait to try out different flavors.

Difficulty: Easy.

PS: Nuts.com sent me some chia seeds to play around with, but I was under no obligation to write this post!

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21 comments

  1. My daughters and I love chia seed pudding – we are partial to our chocolate peanut butter chia seed pudding. This looks and sounds wonderful so I just whipped up a double batch for breakfast in the morning. The sample taste was wonderful. Can’t wait!

  2. Hi! How many calories do you think this is around?

    • I don’t calculate the nutritional value of my recipes (due to the variations in ingredients, etc) but there are some great online calculators! It would really depend on what type of milk was used.

  3. sounds interesting

  4. Oh my goodness, YES! I definitely ate too many cookies, but hey, you’re supposed to during the holidays, right? I am legit walking to my kitchen right now and making this for tomorrow morning!

  5. Does it have a texture like tapioca? I’m ashamed to say I’ve never tried it, I might have to hand back my gluten free card!

  6. Do you think I can get chia seeds at Meijer? I’d like to try this. I love pudding but feel guilty eating it. This would be good for breakfast.

  7. I try to eat balanced year round, and so far january hasn’t kicked my butt into gear yet, hopefully it happens soon! ;) I love chia pudding, and this flavor combo is perfect!

  8. I’ve still never tried chia pudding. Looks amazing! Love the maple twist.

  9. I am pretty sure that I win the worst healthy food blogger award because I STILL haven’t tried chia pudding, even though it’s all the rage. However, my Canadian heart loves the maple here, so I obvi need to try it! Pinned!

  10. Such a perfect breakfast! This sounds great!

  11. Mmm! I loveee chia seed pudding and love this maple version. I will have to add it to my To Make Snack list asap!

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