This Matcha Chia Pudding recipe is the perfect anti-oxidant-rich food to meal prep ahead of time and keep in the fridge for a nutrient-dense breakfast. There is a double whammy of anti-oxidants from the matcha green tea powder along with the chia seeds themselves which help fight inflammation. Chia seeds are full of vitamins and keep you full longer. I incorporated @ommushrooms into1 tbsp high-quality matcha powder my regular matcha to add in extra immune-boosting properties with mushroom superfoods and used organic almond milk for the pudding and kept it vegan with @cocojune_organic coconut yogurt. I had @harrysberries from the farmers market for mine but you could use mango or blueberries, granola, coconut chips, or whatever your heart desires.
4 tbsp (1/4 cup) chia seeds
1 tbsp matcha powder
1 cup almond milk
1/2 cup plain coconut yogurt
2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup hot water (not boiling)
Extra Coconut or cashew yogurt (or regular Greek) to top or layer with the chia pudding
Extra drizzle of honey on top
Sift your matcha into your vessel to avoid lumps. Pour over your hot water and whisk until dissolved.
Add in your chia seeds, almond milk, yogurt, vanilla extract and honey. Whisk to get rid of any clumps in the chia seeds.
Put it in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight until ready to eat it.
You can eat it as a parfait layered with yogurt and fruit in a glass or simply in a bowl with a dollop of yogurt and fruit layered on top. Either is delicious and an excellent start to your morning.
This recipe makes enough for 2. So if you want to meal prep more days or share with friends, just double it!