BREAKIES IN A BOWL

Rise n Shine! Who said breakie in a bowl had to mean (sugar-laden) cereals. For those of you who like to break the fast with a little natural sweetness to kick-start your day, my overnight coconut, cacao or pomegranate chia puddings will be perfect for you.

Overnight Coconut Cacao Chia Pudding

PREP TIME 5 mins

COOKING TIME 10-15mins

REFRIGERATING TIME overnight

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 3 tbsp maple syrup

  • 1 pinch of sea salt

  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk coconut milk or coconut cream for a creamier texture

  • 1/2 cup Chia seeds 

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Add into a mixing bowl the cacao powder (you may need to sift first to reduce clumps), maple syrup or honey, salt, and whisk to combine

  • Add a little coconut milk/cream at a time and whisk until a paste form

  • If you find the texture to be too solid then add mineral water and whisk until smooth

  • Add chia seeds and whisk once more to combine 

  • Cover and refrigerate overnight, or at least 3 hours (until it's achieved a pudding-like consistency)

  • Serve chilled and enjoy!

 

HOLISTIC HEALTH HACKS

 

  • You may want to add any of your desired toppings: Banana on top or nuts or blueberry and or Coconut flakes

  • Remember to prepare this the night before for a decadent breakfast!

  • And you know by now that when I say breakfast, I don’t mean necessarily the traditionally thought of morning breakfast - I mean in the literal sense when you break your fast!

Coconut & Pomegranate Chia Pudding

PREP TIME 5 mins

COOKING TIME  30mins

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds

  • 1/4 cup pure honey

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup Pomegranate seeds

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a large jar, pour in nut milk then add chia seeds, honey and cinnamon. Stir thoroughly until well combined

  • Pour the mix  in the glasses/cup you will use to serve

  • Cover and store in fridge and let it for an overnight to soak

  • Once chia pudding has thickened, add the pomegranate on top

  • Serve chilled and Enjoy!

 

HOLISTIC HEALTH HACK

 

  • You may choose to add cacao nibs or blueberry or roasted almond as an extra topping before serving for extra colour and yumminess

DISCLAIMER:

Please note that as your Health Coach, I provide education, guidance and tips on healthy living and my recommendations are not medical advice or a substitute for diagnosis or treatment that a physician, doctor, licensed dietitian, physical therapist or health care professional might recommend.

© 2023 by Charlene Gisele.