Stovetop Tropical Chia Pudding

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brighten up your routine with this simple, sweet and satisfying idea!  

Stovetop Tropical Chia Pudding

Stovetop Tropical Chia Pudding

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It’s that time of year where we start to dream a little about warmer weather. Don’t get me wrong, I love experiencing all of the seasons, but I’m starting to yearn for longer and warmer days.


I have always found that spicing up my meal plan with bright and tropical flavors can really put a pep in my step and push me through those dark and dreary hours.

Stovetop Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seed pudding has always been a struggle for me. I’ve tried to make it overnight by submerging the seeds in liquid and soaking a glass jar and my results were always just a-okay. Nothing to write home, or to write to you about. When I saw my sweet (and very inspirational) Instagram buddy Haley with Please and Carrot Sticks whip up a steamy and creamy batch of chia pudding, my wheels started turning. “That looks GOOD, I thought! And boy, couldn’t I use a bowl full of that goodness during my Whole30 Journey?”. To the drawing board, I went!

This chia seed pudding reminds me a bit of a comforting bowl of stovetop oats, which makes me more than a little bit happy. I use coconut milk here, which is a tad sweet on its own, but I find that the addition of banana and mango make it just sweet enough for me to devour.

Tropical Chia Seed Pudding

What You’ll Need:

Chia seeds – I love THIS variety by Healthworks *

Full fat, unsweetened, canned coconut milk

Frozen banana

Frozen mango

Mango juice – all natural and unsweetened for Whole30

Optional toppings: nut butter, coconut flakes, fruit – anything you want!

Mango Chia Seed Pudding

What You’ll Do:

Place a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat. Add in the coconut milk, followed by the frozen fruit, juice and chia seeds. Stir regularly for 5-10 minutes until the chia seeds thicken and this becomes the consistency of thick pudding or oatmeal. While stirring, break up any large chunks of fruit as it softens to release more sweetness.
Pour into a bowl and dress it up with any toppings of your choice, or scarf it up as is!

xoxx,

Miss AK

Mango Banana Chia Seed Pudding

Stovetop Tropical Chia Pudding
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Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup of chia seeds
  • 1 14oz can of full fat, unsweetened, canned coconut milk
  • ½ cup of frozen banana (about ½ of a medium banana)
  • ½ cup of Frozen mango chunks
  • 2 tbsp of mango juice – all natural and unsweetened for Whole30
  • Toppings of your choice - nut butter, coconut flakes, fruit, etc.
Instructions
  1. Place a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat. Add in the coconut milk, followed by the frozen fruit, juice and chia seeds.
  2. Stir regularly for 5-10 minutes until the chia seeds thicken and this becomes the consistency of thick pudding or oatmeal. While stirring, break up any large chunks of fruit as it softens to release more sweetness.
  3. Pour into a bowl and dress it up with any toppings of your choice, or scarf it up as is!

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Stovetop Tropical Chia Pudding

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5 Comments
  • Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine

    Reply

    One the stovetop! Well that is a nifty quicker idea!

  • Christine | thyme & toast

    Reply

    Never tried stovetop chia pudding, but this looks amazing so now I’ll have to try!!

  • Kara @ Byte Sized Nutrition

    Reply

    I’ve never thought to make warm chia pudding – definitely gotta give this a try. Sounds perfect for the winter months!

  • Emily

    Reply

    Ok that is so super wonderful that you can have chia pudding on the Whole 30. It looks like a big bowl of tropical yumminess.

  • Jess @hellotofit

    Reply

    I’m all out of chia seeds, but when I get some more this weekend….you know what’s goin’ down in the kitchen!! 😛

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