High Protein Chia Seed Pudding


chia seeds unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice) protein powder optional liquid sweetener of choice (such as maple syrup or honey) suggested toppings nut or seed butter fresh strawberries & blueberries

about this recipe

gluten-free dairy-free refined sugar free

Packed with protein and super-fast to prepare ahead, this quick & easy protein chia seed pudding recipe makes an easy, breezy protein snack or breakfast perfect for wherever your day might take you. The best part is that everything comes together in just a mason jar (with no cooking required).



To an 8-ounce wide mason jar, or other jar with tightly fitting lid, add the chia seeds and protein powder, stirring with a fork to combine.



Add the milk and sweetener, if using. Secure the lid, then shake vigorously until all the ingredients have combined and protein powder dissolves.



Allow to sit for 5 minutes, then shake vigorously again. Allow to sit an additional 5 minutes, shake vigorously, then refrigerate for at least 3 hours or up to 5 days, covered.



Serve chilled or at room temperature, with nut butter and fresh berries if desired.

This chia pudding can also be made ahead & stored (covered and refrigerated) for up to 5 days. Freeze without any toppings for best results. Then to serve, allow the chia protein pudding to thaw in the refrigerator overnight (or run under warm water until thawed).

meal prep & storage tips for chia pudding:

If you want to make chocolate protein chia pudding, you can add 1 tablespoon of cacao powder (or cocoa powder) to the mix in step one! You can even add dairy-free mini chocolate chips on top and turn it into a dessert if you like.

to make chocolate chia seed pudding:

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