Chia Pudding Variations For Breakfast

Chia seeds are tiny power houses of nutrition.  They are high in protein, full of omega-3s, and packed with fiber which helps keep you full and satisfied all day long.  Chia pudding is great for breakfast, a snack, or a dessert. Another wonderful thing about chia pudding is it’s so easy to make. Breakfast meal-prep becomes seconds as you spoon some in a dish and add fresh fruit. How hard is that? Cold chia pudding is perfect on hot summer days. It’s a treat like eating dessert!

 

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Simple Chocolate Ricotta Pudding

During the heat of August, you really don’t want to spend time over a hot stove. It’s time for simple, cold chocolate pudding that tastes great and is also good for you!  Ricotta is a soft and creamy cheese used in appetizers, main dishes, and desserts like today’s simple chocolate pudding. The protein in ricotta cheese is mostly whey, a milk protein that contains all of the essential amino acids that humans need to obtain from food. Whey is easily absorbed and may promote muscle growth, help lower blood pressure, and reduce high cholesterol levels.

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