Chia Seed Chocolate Pudding – 100% Healthy!!

Chia Chocolate IngredientsChia Chocolate Pudding
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 35m

I first blogged about the amazing chia seed in my ‘over night oats with chia seeds’ recipe and had some left over to experiment with, which led me to making this delicious dessert!


It was a twitter follower who first told me about this recipe and as soon as I saw the words ‘chocolate’ and ‘pudding’ I couldn’t wait to get started. This chocolate pudding is packed with 100% healthy ingredients and is super quick and simple to make.


P.S Scroll down for a breakfast version of this dessert too!!



  • 300ml almond milk (rice milk also works)
  • 45-50g (4-5 tbsp) chia seeds*
  • 2 tbsp cocoa (swap for tsp if this is too rich for you, or use hot chocolate powder instead)
  • 1-2 tbsp honey, agave nectar or sweet freedom (again swap for tsp if desired)

*Available from health food stores such as Holland and Barrett or Amazon.




Chia Chocolate Glass



Step 1

Mix all of the above ingredients together in a bowl and keep mixing until all of the cocoa/hot chocolate powder is dissolved

Step 2

Pour into your chosen bowl or glass ( x 2)

Step 3

Chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.. and enjoy!


And here is my breakfast version of this recipe.. inspired by YOUR comments (thank you!!)

Ingredients (serves 1): 45g (1/4 cup) chia seeds, 200ml milk, 1 tbsp stevia, 1/4 tsp vanilla plus toppings of frozen berries & honey.

Method: 1) Combine the chia seeds, milk, stevia and vanilla in a bowl 2) Stir well, cover & chill in the fridge overnight or for at least two hours 3) Give the breakfast pudding a final stir before topping with fruit & honey!

Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding


UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who sends me pictures of my recipes on Twitter & Facebook – here are a selection!!

Chia Chocolate Pudding*with stevia to sweeten

Chia Seed Pudding*made with almond milk, chia seeds, stevia & topped with raspberries!

Chocolate chia seed pudding

Chia seed pudding

Chia seed pudding


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Nutritional Info

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Recipe Comments

Comments (8)

  1. posted by Nicki Bell on July 8, 2013

    Hey Nic!
    I loved loved loved this healthy little pud & so did my guests! It actually made a perfect post BBQ accompaniment, as it was so light and refreshing. Scrummy AND virtuous – what’s not to love about that! :) Thank you!
    The other Nic :) xx

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on July 8, 2013

      Hello! Aw that’s so great to hear! Thanks Nicki!! It’s like a guilt free dessert – guilt free because it’s so good for you!! Thanks Nicki!! Nic :) xx

  2. posted by Lowri on July 31, 2013

    This pudding is delicious and sooo simple! Great find – thanks!

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on August 1, 2013

      Thanks Lowri! It’s crazy how yummy, yet good for you, at the same time it is!

  3. posted by Russ on May 12, 2014

    Hi Nic – made this a few hours ago but it isn’t really setting :( Tastes great though! Only reason I can think is that I used ‘milled’ chia seeds. What do you think?

  4. posted by Ola on August 5, 2014

    Hey Nic!
    I always have problem with chia pudding :( i don’t know why but it doesn’t absorb the water… What kind of chia do you use? (Black, white, red?) And do you think it matters?

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on August 5, 2014

      Hello! I use the normal black chia seeds… I didn’t actually know there were other varieties! Do you leave it to soak for long enough or use enough? x


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