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Easy 2 Ingredient Chia Seed Pudding

Easy 2 Ingredient Chia Seed Pudding

This is a super easy chia pudding recipe if you want minimal prep or you are looking to cut down on as many calories as possible. This is also the perfect recipe if your plant-based milk already has sugar added to it.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Setting Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 2 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Healthy
Servings 1
Calories 320 kcal


  • 1 Mug, Bowl or Mason Jar
  • Spoon


  • 4 Tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 1 Cup Plant-based Milk You can use coconut, soy, almond, or other plant-based or non-dairy milk. Coconut milk will give a creamier texture. Also, if you want sweeter, then you can use a plant-based milk with added sugar. If you are going for fewer calories or a healthier option, then go for unsweetened milk.


  • 1 Tbsp Fruit You can add optional fruit


  • Add the chia seeds to a mug, bowl, or mason jar.
    4 Tbsp Chia Seeds
  • Pour the milk into the container over the chia seeds.
  • Mix the chia seeds into the milk by stirring with a spoon. If you decided to use a mason jar or other container with a lid, you can put the lid on instead and shake the container to mix.
  • Wait 10-15 minutes.
  • Stir again with the spoon, or shake if you are using a jar with a lid.
  • Cover with plastic wrap or a lid and place the container in the refrigerator.
  • Allow mixture to sit for at least 2 hours before eating. If possible, leave overnight for the best results.
  • (Optional) You can add fruit of your choice mixed in or on top when serving.



You can use any plant-based milk that you like, including coconut milk, almond milk, soy milk, cashew milk, or any other.  Coconut will give the thickest and creamiest texture (since it's the thickest milk).
If you want a healthier option with fewer calories and sugar, then you can use a plant-based milk that has no added sugar (unsweetened).  If you want some extra flavor and don't mind the extra calories, then you can use sweetened milk instead.  Also, some plant-based milks have flavors added to them such as vanilla, which can also add flavor to the chia pudding, without having to add any more ingredients.
An optional touch is to add fruit on top or mixed in when it's being served.
Keyword breakfast, chia seeds, dessert, gluten-free, plant-based, vegan, vegetarian