paleo pumpkin pie chia pudding
Pumpkin Pie Paleo Chia Pudding
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Pumpkin is an awesomely nutritious food, and pairs so well with sweet and flavorful spices. This recipe combines everything good about pumpkin pie into a indulgent and nutritious dish.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Paleo, Vegan
Servings: 2 cups
Author: FoodborneWellness.com
Ingredients
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup almond or coconut milk
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp maca powder optional
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • to taste maple syrup, coconut sugar, or stevia
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp crystallized ginger, chopped optional
  • 1 tbsp pecans, crushed optional
Instructions
  1. Add pumpkin, milk, spices and sweeten to a bullet or blender. Blend several seconds until smooth. 

  2. Pour contents of the blender into a jar. Add chia seeds. Cover jar with lid. Agitate until seeds are suspended in the liquid.

  3. Place in fridge for at least 10 minutes (longer the better). Shake jar several times while waiting, and before serving.

  4. Remove from the fridge, pour into a bowl, and top with crystallized ginger and pecans or whatever toppings you choose.

Recipe Notes

If you want to use a full can (1-3/4 cups) of pumpkin you can just double the recipe and the results will be pretty much the same.

For a thicker pudding you can add another 1/2-1 tbsp of chia seeds - mix well.