California Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

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Chocolate pudding with a nutritional power punch? That’s what you get when you combine chocolate milk with Real California yogurt, chia seeds, blueberries, and almonds.

 

Chocolate Almond California Chia Pudding

Prep time: 10 minutes
Chill time: at least 8 hours
Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS
2 cups Real California chocolate milk
⅔ cup chia seeds
3 to 4 Tbsp honey
Optional:
1 small container Real California vanilla yogurt
Toasted sliced almonds

DIRECTIONS
Whisk together milk, chia seeds and honey in a medium bowl; cover and chill for at least 8 hours.
Spoon into small bowls and top each with a spoonful of yogurt and a sprinkle of almonds, if desired.

Coconut Chai version:
Prepare as above, steeping 6 chai tea bags in very hot milk in place of chocolate and adding 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Top with vanilla yogurt and toasted coconut, if desired.

Tropical version:
Substitute plain milk for chocolate milk. Stir in ½ cup finely chopped pineapple or mango, ½ teaspoon coconut extract and ¼ teaspoon rum extract. Top with vanilla yogurt and toasted coconut, if desired.