A lightly creamy, chewy and satisfying dessert, breakfast or snack that’s nutrient-dense and dairy-free. Coconut Cacao Chia Pudding is high in protein, mineral-rich, grain-free and sugar-free. The recipe can be made in a large batch in advance and stored in individual mason jars in the fridge ready to grab and go.
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.
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.
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 Chia Pudding with Cashew Milk
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 water to get the consistency that you like.
SERVE garnished with extra coconut chips or enjoy as is. Make in advance and serve chilled if pudding gets to 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 chill in dessert serving glasses or a covered container.
SUBSTITUTE cashew milk for any other milk. The flavour and sweetness may change.
SUBSTITUTE chia seeds for ground flaxseed | linseed
ADD FRUIT ~ fresh or dried fruits or berries that you like.
PICTURE of fresh Cacao Fruit cut in half and fresh single cacao bean cut in half in Belize.