Chia Mango Coconut Pudding (Dairy Free)
Chia Mango Coconut Pudding: A tropical, healthy chia seed pudding that can be eaten as both a dessert or breakfast option.
Loaded with healthy ingredients like fruit, chia seeds, and coconut and almond milk, this dairy free chia seed pudding recipe proves that a serving of healthy goodness does not have to mean that you can’t have a crave worthy, refreshingly sweet flavored treat too.
No cooking is involved for this chia pudding recipe. Prep it in under 5 minutes, put it in the fridge for about 6 hours, and forget about it until it is ready to be eaten. One of the most simple, tasty, healthy dishes that you will enjoy time and time again.
Is it a dessert or is it a breakfast? It’s both!
Chia Mango Coconut Pudding makes for a great breakfast or healthy after dinner treat. I love to start my day off right with this feel good treat or end my evening feeling good about the dessert I’ve just consumed. This chia seed pudding recipe delivers a great breakfast choice or dessert option.
How To Make Chia Seed Pudding:
Chia Seed Pudding is going to add a whole new way of making pudding to your life. Use a nut milk to make if dairy free, add your sweetener of choice, add your fruit, chia seeds, vanilla, and mix. That’s all there is to it
Make sure to mix well so chia seeds are mixed in. The chia seeds are your binding agent so you want them mixed in well.
Throw mixed ingredients in the fridge and let the magic happen. Chia seeds will expand and soak up the liquid and then waiting for you will be a tropical delight.
I really think the coconut and mango are such great complimentary ingredients. However, if you want a different flavor profile, you can add a different combination of fruit like a mix of berries or apples and bananas, whatever your heart desires.
This recipe makes a great base for so many flavor options.
Fortunately for this recipe, not a lot of ingredients are required, which I always like in a recipe.
What You Will Need:
- Chia Seeds (okay that was a given)
- Mango and Coconut
- Almond and Coconut Milk
- Vanilla and Honey
How To Make Chia Mango Coconut Pudding:
- Put ingredients in a refrigerator safe container and mix.
- Refrigerate for 5-6 hours
- Garnish with more coconut and mango (optional)
Wow! Can you believe that’s it?! 3 simple steps result in a delicious, much healthier pudding option.
How Long Does Chia Seed Pudding Last? It lasts for about 5 days in the fridge.
So, remember, after about 5 days whatever you haven’t eaten, toss it out.
However, I don’t think you will have to worry about its shelf life. This chia pudding never lasts long in our house.
Can I Eat Chia Seed Pudding For Breakfast?
YES! And I recommend you do so, actually.
I mean think about it, do you drink smoothies for breakfast? What’s in a smoothie? Any of the ingredients already listed can make a smoothie.
I love starting my morning off with this chia seed pudding. It’s refreshing and flavorful.
It’s delicious enough to be a dessert, yet has so much goodness it qualifies for breakfast. Isn’t chia pudding such a clever little dish?!
Plus, make it the night before and in the morning you have an already made for you breakfast in the fridge, ready to eat. In fact, it’s not just ready for you to eat, it is begging to be eaten.
3 Reasons Why Chia Mango Coconut Pudding Is Great for Breakfast:
- Chia Seeds are healthy (low calorie, high in protein, have antioxidants, etc.)
- Offers a made ahead meal for you for busy mornings
- Contains similar ingredients to a good smoothie, which can be great for breakfast
Don’t let the word pudding in the title discourage you from having this mouth watering good, mango coconut chia seed pudding for breakfast. A delectable treat isn’t always unhealthy or limited to dessert.
What To Serve With Chia Pudding:
There are so many great toppings and flavor profiles for chia pudding. This is a standalone dessert, snack, or breakfast. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be dressed up.
Toppings for This Mango Coconut Chia Seed Pudding Recipe:
- More mango
- More coconut
- Dark chocolate shavings
- Pineapple, dried or fresh
- Crushed macadamia nuts
Or if you want to change up the flavor profile completely, use this recipe as a base and change up the fruit or add ins.
Use peanut butter and banana, chocolate and strawberry, caramel and pecans, the possibilities are endless for the types of pudding flavors that can result from using this recipe as your base.
Now that your eyes have been opened to the world of chia seed pudding, you are going to want to make this treat often.
However, before you start adding and eliminating fruit, trust me you will want to try this mango coconut chia pudding first. The flavors are light and refreshing.
This chia seed pudding recipe makes for a great snack, dessert, breakfast, or even lunch. It is such a versatile treat.
Since it contains all the ingredients that make a great smoothie, I often times like to add it to a savory breakfast dish and make my breakfast extra hearty.
Eat Chia Mango Coconut Pudding alone or serve it with Easy Eggs Benedict for a killer breakfast that will impress anyone who is lucky enough to join you.
Or, serve Chia Mango Coconut Pudding as a healthy dessert after eating a very healthy dinner like Greek Chicken Bowls (Meal Prep Easy).
So many options, yet so little time.
Chia Mango Coconut Pudding Is A Versatile Treat!
Healthy, yet delicious, make this Chia Mango Coconut Pudding for dessert or for breakfast, a light lunch, or snack.
Healthy and delicious can exist in one dish and after eating this chia seed pudding you will be amazed at how healthy and delicious it really is.
And once you see for yourself what all the rage is about, you are going to become a regular chia seed pudding making machine. So, here are some other great chia pudding recipes to try.
Other Great Chia Seed Pudding Recipes:
- Pina Colada Chia Pudding
- Chia Seed Coconut Cream Pie Pudding
- Chocolate Almond Chia Seed Pudding
- Strawberries ’n Cream Chia Breakfast Pudding
Chia Mango Coconut Pudding (Dairy Free)
- 4 Tbs Chia seeds
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1 cup almond milk
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1.5 Tbs honey or sweetener of choice
- 4 Tbs sweetened coconut flakes
- 2 cups fresh cut mango
- Put all ingredients in a refrigerator safe container
- Stir well, making sure the chia seed is all mixed in
- Refrigerate for 5-6 hours minimum, allowing time for the chia to expand and soak up the liquid
- Garnish if desired with more coconut flakes or fresh mango
Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.