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Vanilla Chia Breakfast Pudding


Vanilla Chia Breakfast Pudding

Why wait until dessert when you can enjoy pudding for breakfast? What a great start to a morning right? The Buddhist Chef knows just how to create delicious indulgences with health at heart! And we love him for it!

This Vanilla Chia Breakfast Pudding is perfect when you are having some friends over for breaky and you want to show them that just because you are vegan doesn’t mean your meals are dull.



  • 1 cup of rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup of  grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons of coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • a pinch of salt


  • 1 & 3/4 cups of full fat coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup of whole chia seeds – buy them here
  • chocolate bark for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350F (175˚C)
  2. In a bowl, combine the oatmeal, grated coconut, walnuts, coconut oil, maple syrup and salt.
  3. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.


  1. In a bowl, combine the coconut milk, the maple syrup, the vanilla extract and chia seeds.
  2. Mix well and refrigerate for at least 60 minutes.
  3. Pour the pudding into dessert cups, garnish with crumble and chocolate barks.

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