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Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding – Healthy and Delicious!

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Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding is one of our favorite meal prep recipes! This creamy blended chia pudding tastes like a chocolate peanut butter cup and is simple, with only 7 ingredients. It’s healthy and delicious, and the chia seeds and peanut butter provide 8 plus grams of protein and healthy fat. Your family will love it, and it’s full of chocolaty peanut butter flavor!

chocolate peanut butter chia pudding recipe.

Chia Pudding is a nutritional powerhouse, healthy breakfast, or quick dessert you can make whenever you have a sweet tooth! Very similar to overnight oats recipes. Blending the chia seeds before refrigerating makes the chocolate peanut butter pudding smooth and creamy!

This recipe is perfect for a gluten-free diet. If you love chia pudding recipes, you will also love our 5-ingredient Mango Chia Pudding and Cherry Chia Breakfast Pudding!

What you’ll love about this recipe:


  • CHIA SEEDS ARE FULL OF HEALTHY FAT AND DIETARY FIBER
  • FANTASTIC MEAL PREP RECIPE
  • RICH CHOCOLATY, PEANUT BUTTER FLAVOR
  • BLENDED CHIA PUDDING CREATES A SILKY PUDDING!

Recipe Ingredients

You’ll need the following simple ingredients to make this delightful Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding

ingredients for chocolate peanut butter chia pudding.
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk or milk of choice
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 4 tablespoons real maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter and extra peanut butter for topping!
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Ingredient Notes and Sources

La Rochere Bee Glassware

Readers often inquire about this beautiful Bee glassware as I have photographed the glasses in so many recipes. My husband Steve did some research and found the La Rochere France Store on Amazon. They are heavy and dishwasher-safe.

How To Make Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding- Step by Step

  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a large bowl. Let the chia pudding mixture rest for 10-15 minutes.
  2. After 15 minutes, add the chia mixture to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy. *If you love the bit of crunch from chia seeds like my husband, you can skip this step.
  3. Place the blended chia mixture in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes until thick and creamy.
  4. Whisk in a few tablespoons of additional milk if the chia mixture is too thick.
  5. Serve in glasses or small mason jars. Top with peanut butter, dark chocolate cocoa nibs or your favorite toppings!


Tips

  • Top with chocolate shavings, chocolate chips, peanuts and cocoa nibs
  • Delicious as a dessert with whipped cream or whipped oat milk
  • Use your favorite unsweetened milk, coconut milk or dairy milk
  • You can also make this chia pudding recipe with almond butter.
  • Creamy, natural peanut butter makes blending much easier and it’s perfect for drizzling on top!
  • This would also be delicious with your favorite fresh fruit!

Storage

Chia pudding can be stored in an airtight container for 5 days. This is a great meal prep recipe! You can double it and have it ready in the refrigerator all week for an easy breakfast with lots of protein and peanut butter flavor.

Additions and Substitutions

Use almond milk, oat milk, or any milk of choice.

Frequently Asked Questions About Peanut Butter Chocolate Chia Pudding

Why is my Chia Pudding not thick?

When making Chia Pudding, always use fresh Chia Seeds.

Is Chia Pudding Healthy?

Chia Seeds are rich in healthy Omega-3 fat and fiber. Chia seeds are researched for their healthy fats and anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and anti-oxidant properties.

Can you freeze Chia Pudding?

You can freeze chia pudding in individual serving containers. When you are ready to serve it, take it out of the freezer and place it in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning, if it has not completely defrosted, place it on the counter for 10-15 minutes.

What if my Chia Pudding is too thick?

If your chia pudding is too thick stir in a few tablespoons of milk.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding – Healthy and Delicious!

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Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding is one of our favorite meal prep recipes! This creamy pudding is so simple to make, with only 7 ingredients. It’s healthy and delicious, and the chia seeds and peanut butter provide 8 plus grams of protein and healthy fat. Your family will love it, and it’s full of chocolaty peanut butter flavor!

  • Author: Sherie Friedlander
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 3 Servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Anti-inflammatory Diet
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups almond milk or milk of choice
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a large bowl. Let the chia pudding mixture rest for 10-15 minutes.
  2. After 15 minutes, add the chia mixture to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy.  *If you love the bit of crunch from chia seeds like my husband, you can skip this step.
  3. Place blended chia mixture in the refrigerator until cold and thick.
  4. Whisk in a few tablespoons of additional milk if the chia mixture is too thick.
  5. Serve in glasses or small mason jars. Top with peanut butter, dark chocolate cocoa nibs, or your favorite toppings!

Notes

  • Top with chocolate shavings, chocolate chips, peanuts or cocoa nibs
  • Delicious as a dessert with whipped cream or whipped oat milk
  • Use your favorite non-dairy milk, coconut milk or dairy milk
  • You can also make this chia pudding recipe with almond butter.
  • Creamy, natural peanut butter makes blending much easier and it’s perfect for drizzling on top!

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