Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Pumpkin Chia Pudding

By Sarah Axtell, ND October 15, 2014

Try this super healthy fall treat as an alternative to sugary desserts. Pumpkin and chia seeds pack a punch in this recipe chock full of dietary fiber, antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins A, C and E.

Ingredients:

2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk

1/2 cup pumpkin purée

2 tbsp whole chia seeds

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground ginger

Pinch of ground nutmeg

Pinch of sea salt

Maple syrup, honey or stevia, to taste

For garnish (optional):

Raw cacao nibs (can buy in bulk section of health food stores), chopped almonds/walnuts, sautéed apples, and/or pumpkin seeds

Preparation:

In a bowl, whisk together the almond milk, pumpkin purée, chia seeds, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours (or overnight) to thicken. Sweeten to taste before serving. Serve topped with garnish of choice. Enjoy!

 

Editor’s Note: The information in this article is intended for your educational use only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health practitioners with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before undertaking any diet, supplement, fitness, or other health program.


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