chia pudding in a glass jar

4-ingredient Chia Pudding

chia pudding in a glass jar with fruits

Super simple to make Chia Pudding with just 4 ingredients and few steps. Great as breakfast in busy mornings or as healthy late night dessert! This recipe uses vegan and gluten-free ingredients, check for vegetarian alternatives in the recipe card below. Honestly, both vegan and vegetarian options taste great!

chia pudding in a glass jar

Benefits of Chia Seeds

  • Chia Seeds aid in digestion as they are rich in fiber content ( as in INSIDER )
  • The richness of Fiber and Protein content in Chia Seeds can help in weight-loss ( as in HEALTHLINE )
  • Chia Seeds are the richest plant source of omega-3 fatty acids ( as in HARVARD.EDU )
  • Chia Seeds contain key nutrients related to bone health, like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese. Which makes them good for bones ( as in HEALTH )
chia pudding in a glass jar
chia pudding in a glass jar

4-ingredient Chia Pudding

Simple 4-ingredient chia pudding recipe with wholesome plant-based ingredients!
Prep Time 15 mins
Wait Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 2


  • 1/2 cup Chia Seeds
  • 1 1/4 cup Almond Milk or any plant milk
  • 3 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract optional
  • Fresh Fruits optional


  • In a medium size mixing bowl, add chia seeds, milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract and mix till all seeds are covered in liquid.
  • Keep in a cool place or in refrigerator for 1 hr to overnight.
  • Add 2 tbsp more of milk while serving if the pudding is not smooth. Serve with fresh fruits and nuts if needed!


STORAGE: Can store in refrigerator for 4-5 days. Keep pudding in an air-tight container to stay smooth and add 2-3 tbsp of milk before serving.
VEGETARIAN OPTION: Use regular milk instead of plant-based milk and can also add 1/4 cup of cream with 1 cup of milk to covert pudding to dessert!
  • Add fruits or nuts before serving to keep them crunchy.
  • Can add Almond essence in place of vanilla extract for a different flavor.
  • Eat pudding as it is or add as topping on top of oatmeal or smoothie bowls.
Keyword Breakfast, Chia Pudding, Vegan
chia pudding in glass jars

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