This Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding is a quick, delicious dessert or snack for two. It’s packed with nutrients and is surprisingly filling. A perfect pumpkin recipe for Thanksgiving or any other day!
Do you know all of the benefits of chia seeds? These tiny seeds are a great way to fill up quickly, are packed with nutrients, and can be added to so many things! They’re a nice addition to dessert recipes when you’re looking to make them more filling or healthy.
This Pumpkin Spice Chia Seed Pudding is so quick and easy to make, with only six ingredients and 3 steps. Though it has to sit in the fridge to set, there are literally just 5 minutes of hands-on prep. This recipe makes 2 servings of chia seed pudding but you can easily double it for a crowd or halve it for just yourself…though it’s so good you may just want to eat a double serving yourself.
As far as pumpkin spice recipes go, this is one of my favorites because, as I mentioned, it’s so easy. It makes a quick, easy dessert for Thanksgiving and it tastes like fall.
How To Make Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding:
Step 1: Combine the chia seeds and almond milk in a small bowl.
Step 2: Add sweetener, vanilla extract, and pumpkin spice. Mix thoroughly.
Step 3: Place in the fridge to set for at least 4 hours. You can leave it in overnight as well.
Step 4: Divide chia pudding into two separate servings. Top with pecans.
What are the benefits of chia seeds?
Chia seeds are packed with nutrients. They contain Omega-3 fatty acids, which help raise HDL cholesterol, aka the cholesterol you want. They also contain fiber, iron, calcium, and lots of antioxidants.
What variations can I make to this chia seed pudding?
If you want to try chia seed pudding but don’t love pumpkin spice or want to try something different, you can change up the flavoring with this. The base recipe is almond milk, chia seeds, sweetener and vanilla extract. You could try making a chocolate or vanilla chia pudding or adding in other flavors.
How long can I store this chia seed pudding?
It takes at least 4 hours for this pumpkin spice chia seed pudding to set. You can definitely leave it overnight but I would recommend eating it within 24 hours.
Now, remember to save this recipe on Pinterest for later 🙂
- 1 c Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 4 tbsp Whole chia seeds
- 1 tsp Vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp Swerve confectioners sugar substitute
- 1 tbsp Pumpkin pie spice
- ½ c Chopped pecans
- In a bowl, combine the chia seeds and 1 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk.
- Add in 1 tbsp of Swerve sweetener, 1 tsp of vanilla extract and 1 tbsp of pumpkin pie spice. Whisk until completely combined, and place in the fridge to sit for 4 hours to overnight.
- Divide the chia seed pudding into two equal portions, and top each one with ¼ cup of chopped pecans.
Net Carbs: 5 net carbs per serving