Okay, I do know this Mango Coconut Chia Pudding is a bit out of the bizarre for me, since I don’t often hop on to well being meals tendencies, however let me clarify. I’ve this obsession with seeing meals in eating places and cafés and questioning about how a lot much less it could be if I made it at residence. I used to be in Tennessee final week and we stopped by a espresso store to seize espresso earlier than our lengthy drive residence and once I seemed round for one thing I may seize for breakfast and eat within the automobile, I noticed some tiny cups of chia pudding. And once I say “tiny” I imply TINY.
I couldn’t discover a worth on the chia cups, however I’ve little doubt they had been no less than $Three (is something in a espresso store much less than $Three? lol). Knowing that chia pudding is often simply chia seeds blended with some flavorful liquid, I simply had to attempt to make it at residence. And guess what? I’m actually glad I did! The Mango Coconut Chia Pudding that I made is soooo good, lower than $1.50 every, and no less than a pair ounces bigger than the cups within the café! They’re mild, recent, filling, and never too candy. I really like them for breakfast or a snack, and I can’t wait to strive extra flavors!
If you’re not conversant in chia seeds, they’re tiny little seeds that include numerous soluble fiber, which gels up when blended with liquid. So it’s virtually like little tapioca beads with crunchy facilities. They’re very fascinating and enjoyable to eat! As for vitamin, folks love chia as a result of it’s excessive in fiber, protein, omega-Three fatty acids, and different vitamins. I primarily like them as a result of they’re enjoyable to eat. 😉 You can discover them at well being meals shops and when you don’t plan to make use of them usually, I counsel checking the majority bins so to purchase simply the quantity that you just want.
And don’t fear, when you’re extra of a consolation meals particular person, I’m certain I’ll be again to creating issues like Bacon Broccoli Mac and Cheese very quickly. 😜
Mango Coconut Chia Pudding
Mango Coconut Chia Pudding
Total Cost: $Four.79
Cost Per Serving: $1.20
- ½ lb. frozen mango chunks* $1.65
- 13oz. can lite coconut milk* $2.19
- 1 tsp sugar $zero.02
- 5 Tbsp chia seeds $zero.93
- If the mango chunks are in giant items, chop them into smaller, ¼-inch items. Place half of the mango chunks , the coconut milk, and sugar in a blender and course of till clean.
- Divide the remaining mango chunks between Four small containers (10-12oz. containers). Add 1.5 Tbsp of chia seeds to every container. Finally, pour the mango coconut milk combination into the containers, dividing it evenly between all 4.
- Stir the contents of every container to verify all of the chia seeds have sufficient publicity to the liquid. Place lids on the containers and refrigerate over night time, or as much as Four-5 days.
*Fresh mango can be utilized rather than frozen. You’ll want about 2 cups of mango chunks.
**Do not use full-fat canned coconut milk because it has a decrease moisture content material and should not totally hydrate the chia seeds.
Step by Step Photos
Chop half of lb. recent or frozen mango chunks into small 1/Four-inch items (about 2 cups).
Add half of the mango chunks (about 1 cup), one 13oz. can lite coconut milk, and 1 tsp sugar (or your favourite sweetener) to a blender and purée till clean.
Make certain you’re utilizing lite coconut milk as a substitute of full-fat as a result of full-fat has a decrease moisture content material and it may not totally hydrate the chia seeds.
Divide the remaining mango chunks between 4 small containers. Place 1.5 Tbsp chia seeds in every container as properly. I counsel a 10-12oz. container. These are literally 8oz. mason jars, however they had been crammed all the way in which as much as the highest, so a 10oz. would provide you with a bit extra wiggle room.
Pour the mango coconut purée over the mango chunks and chia seeds, dividing it equally between all 4 containers.
Stir every container of pudding to verify all of the seeds get publicity to the liquid. Make certain there are not any clumps of seeds within the corners or on the underside of the containers. Place lids on the containers and refrigerate over night time.
And then by morning the liquid can have gelled and thickened from the chia and also you’ll have scrumptious little “pudding” cups with chunks of mango!
It may not be a looker, however this Mango Coconut Chia Pudding is sort of good! 😀