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Vanilla Chai Chia Pudding (vegan, gluten-free)
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Vanilla Chai Chia Pudding (vegan, gluten-free)

Sweet vanilla and chai spices are whisked into nutrient-rich chia pudding to create a spiced pudding. This chia pudding makes an excellent snack or healthy dessert!
Prep Time4 hrs 5 mins
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Servings: 2
Author: Ashley Melillo | Blissful Basil


  • 1 1/2 cups almond or coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract or the seeds of 1 vanilla bean
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • pinch to 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper

Optional Topping

  • coconut whipped cream


  • Add all ingredients to an airtight contain, and whisk together until incorporated.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight.
  • Divide between two glasses or bowls, and top with coconut whipped cream, if desired.
  • Serve and refrigerate leftovers.