Recipes and Cooking Basic Chia Pudding 5.0 (1) Chia seeds are rich in fiber and a good source of omega-3 fats. Mixed with liquid, chia seeds swell into a gelled tapioca By Danielle Centoni Danielle Centoni Instagram Twitter Website Danielle is a food writer and recipe developer with more than two decades of experience as a food journalist writing about cooking, baking, and grilling, as well as cocktails, wine, and beer. She also has extensive experience conducting product reviews and taste tests. In addition to feature writing and recipe development for publications, she has written six cookbooks and contributed extensive editorial work to six others. Previously, Danielle was the food editor of The Oakland Tribune, food editor and writer at The Oregonian, senior editor at Imbibe Magazine and MIX Magazine, and editor of Eater Portland. As a freelance writer, her articles, recipes, taste tests, and comprehensive equipment reviews appear in a range of national publications including Better Homes & Gardens, EatingWell, Conde Nast Traveler, The Kitchn, Spruce Eats, and Serious Eats, among many others. Danielle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Smith College. She has also taken the WSET Intermediate Course in wine and spirits, passing with distinction. She has received the James Beard Journalism Award and is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, the James Beard Foundation, and Les Dames d'Escoffier. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 7, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Hands On Time: 10 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 10 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 2 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¾ cup milk or unsweetened nondairy milk 1 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt 2 tablespoon honey, maple syrup, or agave syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ½ cup chia seeds Toppers, such as fruit, toasted nuts, granola, and/or toasted coconut Directions In a medium bowl whisk together milk, yogurt, honey, vanilla, and salt. Whisk in chia seeds. Divide chia mixture among four half-pint jars or 6-oz. bowls or ramekins. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Serve with toppers. Makes 4 servings. Coconut and Tropical Fruit Chia Pudding Prepare Basic Chia Pudding, substituting unsweetened light coconut milk for the milk and coconut yogurt for the plain yogurt. For fruit topper: In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup each chopped fresh pineapple and mango with 1 tsp. lime zest. Top with toasted unsweetened coconut flakes. Mexican Chocolate Chia Pudding Prepare Basic Chia Pudding, increasing honey to 3 Tbsp. and whisking 3 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder and 1 tsp. ground cinnamon into chia mixture. Top with berries and/or chopped toasted hazelnuts. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 208 Calories 8g Fat 24g Carbs 12g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 208 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 9mg 3% Sodium 145mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 24g 9% Total Sugars 16g Protein 12g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 312mg 24% Iron 1.5mg 8% Potassium 231mg 5% Folate, total 14.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.