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Chia Seed Pudding

Easy four-ingredient chia pudding that is creamy smooth, dairy-free and no refined sugar.  Five minutes prep is all it takes!

A delicious and simple breakfast or healthy snack!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 129 kcal
Author Christine Galvani


  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch sea salt


  1. Gather and measure the ingredients.

  2. Add all ingredients except the chia seeds to the blender.

  3. Blend for about 30 seconds and then add the chia seeds.

  4. Blend for about one minute until creamy pudding consistency.

  5. Place chia seed pudding into an airtight container in the refrigerator for at least an hour to thicken.

  6. For overnight chia pudding, spoon the pudding into jars with lids.

Recipe Notes

How long will chia seed pudding last?

  • A few days in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

How do you thicken chia seed pudding?  

  • This chia seed pudding should thicken in the refrigerator, but should you could always add a bit more chia seeds and re-blend.

Should I soak my chia seeds?

Should chia seeds be refrigerated?

  • I store my flax and chia seeds in the refrigerator to keep fresh and keep from going rancid quickly.

Can I freeze my chia pudding?

  • Yes, pour the chia pudding into ice cube trays and freeze for later use.

Tips and Techniques:

  • Add toppings to your chia pudding, preferably right before you eat.
  • Suggested toppings:  berries, chopped nuts, coconut milk whipped cream, sliced fruit, dairy-free ganache, mini-chocolate chips, dried coconut flakes, etc...
Nutrition Facts
Chia Seed Pudding
Amount Per Serving
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 166mg7%
Potassium 92mg3%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 276mg28%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.