Tipsy Christmas Chia PuddingCourse: DessertCuisine: Vegetarian, VeganDifficulty: Easy
This is a great way of enjoying a dessert, without feeling guilty due to too many calories or fats.
½ cup milk – dairy or non-dairy
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp pure cocoa powder
2 tsp maple syrup
½ tsp liquid vanilla extract
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 pinch ground clove
1 tbsp raisins
1 tbsp rum
2 tbsp walnuts, chopped and toasted
Recommended Toppings: roasted walnuts and tipsy raisins (raisins, soaked in rum)
- Cover raisins with rum, reserve. Roast chopped walnuts, reserve.
- Add ½ cup non-dairy milk, 1 tbsp chia seeds, 1 Tbsp cocoa powder, 2 tsp maple syrup (or honey), and ½ tsp vanilla extract to a bowl. Mix, cover and refrigerate for minimum 3 hours or overnight.
- Pour chia pudding into nice glasses (e.g., for sherry or sparkling wine), add cover with soaked raisins and on top with toasted walnuts and serve.
- CHIA SEEDS are boosting with omega-3 fatty acids which are beneficial for our precious heart and our clever brain. They help with weight loss due to their high content in protein and dietary fiber. On top, they are a good source of necessary minerals as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus. They prevent us from looking old too early, as they are loaded with antioxidants, which can help us to prevent a premature aging process.