A great dessert or breakfast that is creamy with a satisfyingly chewy texture. The coconut and cashew milk add natural sweetness, while the cacao nibs add a bitter balancing crunch and, like chia seeds, are a digestive stimulant.
This recipe is grain + sugar-free, high in protein + essential minerals, and can be made in batches and stored in grab & go jars in your fridge.
Ingredients are naturally rich in essential minerals. Salty taste in botanicals like parsley, nettles, seaweeds indicates the plants have a high mineral content.
A prebiotic is an insoluble food fibre for beneficial gut bacteria. Eating a diet rich in prebiotic foods helps us maintain a healthy-gut-flora and microbiome. Inulin is a type of insoluble plant carbohydrate that is a prebiotic food source.
Prebiotic Foods include;
Chicory Root, Dandelion greens, Jerusalem artichoke, Garlic, Onions, Leeks, Asparagus, Banana, Blueberries, Seaweed, Apples, Jicama, Yacon Root, Burdock root, Shitake Mushrooms, Barley, Oats, Wheat bran, Legumes, Beans, Peas, Raw Cacao, Flaxseeds, Chia Seeds, Honey,
Recipes are added sugar-free & free from added sweeteners. No refined sugar, cane sugar, alternative sugars, no natural sweeteners like maple syrup & honey.
Recipes are grain free. No grain diet can help reduce inflammation in people with chronic auto-immune diseases. AIP, Paleo, whole 30 some Low FODMAP diets.
Vegan Plant-based recipes have no animal products; no meat, no eggs, no dairy, no honey. Plant-based recipes ingredients are made from plants.
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Coconut & Cacao Nib Chia Pudding
MIX cashew milk with all other ingredients in a bowl, mason jar or glass.
REST 10mins while the chia gels and pudding thickens.
IF TOO THICK add extra cashew milk or water to get the consistency you like.
SERVE chilled in dessert serving glasses garnished with extra coconut chips + cacao nibs.
PREP IN ADVANCE, serve chilled if pudding gets too thick mix in a little milk or water or kefir until you get the consistency that you like.
STORE in mason jars for individual grab and go servings or a container with a lid in the fridge.
*SWAP CASHEW MILK for any milk you like, plain yoghurt or kefir + water.
SWAP CHIA seeds for ground flaxseed | linseed
ADD FRUIT fresh banana sliced, berries or dried fruits like raisins or dates sliced.