Here’s an easy Chia Breakfast Pudding recipe that can be assembled the night before so it’s ready for a quick and healthy breakfast perfect for a nutritarian or vegan diet. This nutritarian breakfast recipe comes from Dr. Fuhrman’s book, The End of Dieting.

Here's an easy Chia Breakfast Pudding recipe that can be assembled the night before so it's ready for a quick and healthy breakfast perfect for a nutritarian or vegan diet. This nutritarian breakfast recipe comes from Dr. Fuhrman's book, The End of Dieting.

Nutritarian Breakfast Pudding

This Chia Breakfast Pudding recipe comes from Dr. Fuhrman’s book, The End of Dieting (published with permission from HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers).

I’m really excited to share it with you today!

end of dieting book with ingredients for chia pudding.

Ideally, you would make this dish the night before and store it in the fridge overnight so the chia can do its thing.

But, if you don’t have time for that, then you can assemble it and let it sit for a mere 10 minutes before eating. So easy!

Key Ingredients

nutritarian chia pudding ingredients.

The main ingredients are rolled oats and whole chia seeds. Be sure to use gluten-free rolled oats if you are on a gluten-free diet.

Plus, you will need non-dairy milk, blueberries, and raisins (I used currants instead).

You can really adapt this recipe to meet your needs…that’s one reason I love it so much (see my similar recipe for Overnight Protein Oats).

The recipe also calls for half of a vanilla bean which I find adds so much flavor. You can use the extract if you don’t have a bean.

The result is a delicious and healthy meal that can serve as a breakfast or snack.

Chia seeds are so amazing, I love their nutrition and texture.

nutritarian chia pudding recipe in bowl ready to refrigerate.

I didn’t even use the banana that is called for (am I the only one who doesn’t care for the texture of sliced bananas?) and I found the pudding to be just sweet enough with the blueberries and currants.

It was simply delicious!

nutritarian chia pudding assembled.

Recipe FAQs

Are there any sweeteners that are nutritarian-approved?

Refined sugars are not considered nutritarian, but date sugar is okay in moderation. You can also use date syrup or fresh chopped dates if you need more sweetness.

Can I make this chia pudding ahead of time?

Yes! It is ideally made the night before, or up to 3 days in advance. It will stay fresh in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Can this chia pudding be cooked?

This recipe is meant to be eaten uncooked or raw. If you prefer to use cooked oats, then cook them before adding them to the porridge.

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Bowl of oatmeal with blueberries and a strawberry

Nutritarian Chia Breakfast Pudding


Description

Here’s an easy Chia Breakfast Pudding recipe that can be assembled the night before so it’s ready for a quick and healthy breakfast perfect for a nutritarian or vegan diet. This nutritarian breakfast recipe comes from Dr. Fuhrman’s book, The End of Dieting.


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla soy, hemp, or almond milk
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats (use gluten-free oats for gluten-free diets)
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, or 1/2 teaspoon alcohol-free vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 sliced banana

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix together all ingredients except blueberries and banana. If using a vanilla bean, scrape pulp and seeds from the pod with a dull knife and add them to the mixture along with the pod.
  2. Let sit for 10 minutes. (For an on-the-run breakfast, make the night before and store in the refrigerator).
  3. Remove vanilla pod, stir in blueberries and banana. Add additional nondairy milk if desired to adjust consistency.

Notes

  1. This recipe can easily be doubled or even tripled for more servings.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: Nutritarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 265
  • Fat: 9.4
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Fiber: 11.6g
  • Protein: 13g

Keywords: chia breakfast pudding, dr. fuhrman recipe, nutritarian recipe, vegan chia pudding

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