Part breakfast, part dessert, our Matcha Chia Pudding Bowl is in a class all its own. A sweet treat that packs some serious nutritional punch, this matcha pudding features heart-healthy coconut milk and matcha powder for antioxidants. And because the recipe calls for a vanilla bean pod instead of artificial flavoring, the taste is uniquely delicious. Whip up a batch today and customize it with your favorite toppings, such as raspberries or shredded coconut. We’re confident this treat will appeal both to you and the younger members of your family.
Ready In: 5 to 10 minutes to prepare, 8 hours to soak
2 cups coconut milk
2 tablespoons raw honey
1/2 tablespoon matcha powder
1 vanilla bean pod, seeds only
1/2 cup chia seeds
Whisk together coconut milk, matcha powder, and honey.
Add the seeds from the vanilla bean pod. Use a knife to score the pod and scrape out the seeds.
Add chia seeds and allow pudding to freeze overnight.
Pour contents into a serving bowl.
Top with nuts, goji berries, raspberries, or other healthy adds-ons.
Coconut milk: this dairy alternative is known for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol and improving heart health.
Honey: because raw honey contains bee pollen, it’s said to reduce allergies and fight off infection.
Matcha powder: packed with antioxidants, matcha powder safeguards against cardiovascular disease.
Vanilla bean: an anti-inflammatory, vanilla bean can help reduce symptoms associated with arthritis, gout, and other inflammatory conditions.
Chia seeds: high in calcium and protein, these seeds are believed to reduce inflammation.