High Protein Apple Pie Chia Pudding
by Ashley Sornsin
Low Carb
Low Fat
Low Sodium
Apple pie chia pudding is the perfect make-ahead breakfast or snack that’s healthy and tastes just like apple pie. This easy to make recipe is perfect for busy mornings—just prepare the night before and you’ve got a delicious, high-protein breakfast ready to go! Using a large mason jar makes for an easy way to make this recipe. Just add all the ingredients to the jar (save the chopped apple for the topping though) and shake to combine. Yes, it’s really that easy.
Chia seeds are tiny, but they are powerhouses of nutrition. They’re a great source of nutrients, antioxidants, minerals, fiber, protein and omega-3 fatty acids. The addition of Swanson’s organic pea protein powder turns this into a high-protein pudding that’s perfect to keep your body fueled for a busy day.
Time: 30 min
Serves: 2
Serving size: 6 oz
1/4 cup chia seeds 1 scoop Swanson organic pea protein powder 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1 1/4 cups coconut milk, unsweetened 2 Tbsp apple sauce, unsweetened 1 Tbsp pure maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 apple, chopped
    1. In a large mason jar, combine chia seeds, protein powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. 2. Add in coconut milk, applesauce, maple syrup and vanilla extract. 3. Stir with a fork to break apart chia seeds and protein powder clumps. Then cover and shake jar to mix ingredients well. 4. Allow to sit in fridge for at least 30 min to thicken. Then remove from fridge, separate into 2 bowls or smaller mason jars/containers and top with chopped apple. *Optional, add some granola for extra crunch 5. Keep refrigerated and enjoy!
Nutrition facts (per serving):
(Per 2 Servings) Calories 276 Total Fat 13 grams Total Carbs 29 grams (9g fiber) Sugar 15 grams Protein 12 grams