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Gluten-free, vegan and full of protein, vitamin C and fiber — this delicious creamy, dreamy, chia seed pudding tastes just like a creamsicle... the healthy version!
When I threw this together, I had no idea its flavor would resemble the orange cream popsicles from my childhood as well as it did.
This delightful chia pudding chock full of fiber & vitamin C, makes a refreshing breakfast, snack or dessert--creamy, quenching, energizing, healthy, and delicious!
Tips for making this vegan Orange Creamsicle Chia Pudding:
You can use any dairy-free or dairy milk of your choice for very similar results.
You can omit the maple syrup altogether for a version free of added sugar, or you can replace it with honey, agave syrup or this sugar-free monk fruit syrup for a sugar-free version.
The vanilla extract is crucial for the ‘Creamsicle’ flavor. If you do not have extract, you can also use a pinch of vanilla bean powder as an alternative.
Freshly squeezed orange juice tastes best, but in a pinch, a splash of any orange juice will work, too.
Be certain to refrigerate for at least 6 hours for best results.
You can prepare this chia pudding ahead of time and keep covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
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Vegan Orange Chia Pudding
- 1 cup coconut or almond milk
- 5 tbs black chia seeds
- 1 tbs maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp orange zest
- 1 tsp freshly squeezed orange juice
- Mix all of the above ingredients.
- Chill in the refrigerator overnight.
- Garnish with orange slice before serving.