07.07.15

CHIA PUDDING DESSERT

these days, it feels like people can’t say enough good things about chia seeds. they’re the superfood that everyone is talking about and i wanted to give them a try. we made this very healthy dessert in the studio by mixing them with vanilla almond breeze and letting them sit overnight. the slightly sweet quality of the almond breeze mixed perfectly with the tartness of the guava shaved ice on top. definitely a crowd pleaser and no need to feel guilty eating it…

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makes 6 servings

Ingredients:
2/3 cup chia seeds
• 2 cups Almond Breeze Almondmilk Vanilla
• 2 cups guava juice
• 1 cup water
• 1 ounce package freeze dried berries
• 1 package strawberries as garnish

Chia pudding dessert: In a large pitcher mix 2 cups guava juice with 1 cup of water. Place into 3 ice trays and freeze for about 3-4 hours or until frozen depending on your freezer. In a medium sized container, place 2/3 cups chia seeds with 2 cups almond breeze. Stir until all chia seeds have been evenly displaced, about 2-3 minutes. Place in the refrigerator to chill for at least an hour or can be kept overnight.

Fill up six glasses half way with the almond breeze chia pudding. Using an ice crushing machine, (we used this snowball machine from williams sonoma but a high powered blender will do the trick!) place the 3 trays worth of guava ice cubes and crush the ice. Using a spoon evenly place the crushed ice over the chia pudding. Garnish with crushed freeze dried berries and strawberries.

photos and styling by: ivan solis
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this post is in partnership with almond breeze. all opinions are my own.

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    I love me a good chia pudding, preferably with mango or lemon granita! Yum 🙂

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    I use alpro soy milk with vanilla (which is what I find here in cyprus) and leave with chia overnight in the fridge.
    Then I put in the blender along with a teaspoon of drinking chocolate and some frozen berries. Result is like an ice cream!
    Of course I also tried it with peanut butter and banana, or peanut butter and cocoa, etc, and al is yummy!

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    I took the survey. I use almond milk all the time in oatmeal, smoothies, pancakes, etc. I’ve been wanting to try chia seed pudding though.

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    YUM

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    I took the survey. I’ve never thought about topping my chia pudding with a granita. Can’t wait to try this.

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    YUM! I’m so making this, I have guava in my garden!
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    I love chia pudding made with almond milk!

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    Done

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    Took the survey and will try the recipe that you posted! My 11 year loves Chia Seed pudding and this is a new take on it! We’ve never used Almond milk or made Guava shaved ice!

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    I love chia seed pudding and yours looks delicious Bri! I took the survey.

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    Delicious looking recipe (+ took the survey)!

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    Took the survey, always looking for new and varied ideas and inspiration.

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    Hi there,

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    Just took the survey! Also, the guava ice cubes are brilliant!

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    Took the survey, love Almond Breeze, have yet to try chia seeds!

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    Took the survey. Love me some Almond Breeze too!

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    Took the survey. and looking forward to trying out this Chia Pudding! looks yummy!

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    survey complete!

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    took the survey and definitely going to try that dessert.

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    Late to the game but I did the survey (and picked up chia seeds to try out the dessert this wknd!)

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    Hmm… taking the survey allowed enough time for this dessert idea to begin warming up to me…

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    Looks so good! Especially thr guava ice!
    I took the survey as well!

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    I took the survey!

    And this looks delicious.

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    I love chia seeds! Perfect add-in to a lot of recipes. I took the survey:) xoxo

    I’m def. going to try the chia seed recipe ! Looks so yummy! 🙂

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    Took the survey!
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    took the survey and CAN’T WAIT TO TRY THIS RECIPE!

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    I just want to pounce on the pudding- all that pink is so enticing!
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    survey complete!

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    Survey… done!

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    I took the survey. This recipe also looks super delicious – i can’t get enough Chia lately!!

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    I’m not sure if this survey has closed, but I filled it out! Not too hard. 🙂

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    I took the survey! Looks like a great recipe.

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    Survey taken! This recipe looks awesome. I happen to have all the ingredients in my fridge except for the guava juice!

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    Survey: check!

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    I took the survey, glad to give feedback

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    YUM. Survey taken!

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    Survey done!

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