Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

Stephanie Santos, HCTP April 2019-ACC

This chia pudding is an easy and delicious sweet treat with great health benefits. Chia seeds are high in fiber and rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. Coconut milk provides antioxidants and is anti-inflammatory, while adding banana provides a great source of magnesium and potassium. Make this healthy recipe for either breakfast or an after-dinner dessert!



  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 ripe banana, smashed
  • Dash cinnamon
  • Toppings: fruit, toasted coconut flakes, or raw nuts (optional)

Mix all ingredients in bowl and stir. Transfer pudding to cup or small jar. Refrigerate or leave at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Stephanie Santos is a recent IIN graduate and Pure Barre instructor. She recently launched her own health coaching business and specializes in teaching busy women who have lost their connection with themselves to reconnect through nurturing and nourishing their mind and body. Learn more about Stephanie on her Instagram.

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