Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

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I’m always searching for delicious, healthy treats and snacks. I came upon a “Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding Parfait” recipe from OhSheGlows.com, so I gave it a whirl with my own substitutions.

If you like pudding and pumpkin, this is Oh So IMG_0517Satisfying!

Yield: 2 servings or 1 & 3/4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 3/4-1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin, chilled if possible
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp GOOD tasting vanilla protein powder, optional
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon, or more to taste – extra cinnamon for me
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup, to taste – I used agave nectar

1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together all ingredients until combined and no clumpy bits remain.

2. Place bowl in the fridge for 1-2 hours or overnight, to thicken and chill.

3. Serve with raisins, walnuts, or crushed ginger cookies if desired.

Approx nutritional info [per serving (serves 2) without protein powder and with 1 tbsp maple syrup]: 137 kcals, 6 grams fat, 23 grams carbs, 10 grams sugar, 4 grams protein, 10 grams fiber.

[per serving, with 2 tbsp maple syrup and without protein powder] 189 kcals, 6 grams fat, 30 grams carbs, 4 grams protein, 16 grams sugar, 10 grams fiber.

If using protein powder, add about 30-40 calories per tablespoon, but this will of course vary on the brand you use.
Read more: http://ohsheglows.com/2011/10/14/pumpkin-pie-chia-pudding-parfait/#ixzz2QN9qsfIN

As you may note from my pic, the raisins and walnuts were just enough to top it off. A special “thank you” for putting such a wonderful recipe together and sharing it – awesome job, Angela!!

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