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Kefir Chia Seed Pudding

breakfast recipes May 14, 2019

If you’re getting sick of eggs for breakfast…this one’s for you! 😁

Prep Time:
5 mins
 Cool Time:
3 hours 
Total Time
3 hours + 5 mins

Makes 1 Serving

This recipe is SUPER simple and makes for a perfect ‘on-the-go’ breakfast or even a quick snack/dessert. It’s thick, creamy, tangy, and packed with nutrients.

I personally love and tolerate dairy very well but I know some people are more sensitive to it than others. Kefir is generally a great alternative for those who are lactose intolerant and it typically contains a wider variety of beneficial bacteria and yeasts compared to ‘normal’ yogurt.

And if you want to take it up another notch, goat milk kefir is also a great option because the average size of fat globules in goat milk is smaller than in cow’s milk making it even easier on digestion. This forms a smaller, softer curd in the stomach and allows it to be more rapidly broken down by stomach enzymes.

 

Ingredients

  • For the Chia Pudding
    • 1/2 cup (120 mL or 4 fl oz) Kefir or Goat Milk Kefir
    • 1 tablespoon (13g) chia seeds
  • Toppings (Optional)
    • Blueberries
    • Pecans
    • Cacao Nibs

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, add Kefir and chia seeds. Mix until well combined.
  2. Place in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours (preferably overnight) until thickened.
  3. Add toppings of choice and enjoy!

Notes

I love the taste of this kefir on its own, but you can always stir in your favorite protein powder or dash of sweetener to give it a bit more flavor. I'd recommend Perfect Keto Chocolate Collagen or Whey Protein Powder.

Nutrition Per Serving (1 Bowl without Toppings):  149 Calories, 9g Fat, 7g Protein, 10g Carbs, 5g Fiber, 5g Net Carbs
 

 

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