Goji Berry ‘Nutella’ Chia Pudding

By: Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

We’re taking chia pudding to the next level with this recipe. Gone are the days of just adding vanilla, cinnamon and almond milk, enter the days of an exciting, more nutrient-dense bowl of superfoods! The sweet goji berries combined with cacao powder and hazelnuts is a pure delight. The wonderful benefit of chia seeds are their ability to keep you feeling full which prevents overeating. That’s not their only benefit though, here are seven more. When you add liquid to chia seeds it forms into a gelatinous substance due to the high soluble fiber content. And the goji berries? They are a wonderful antioxidant powerhouse and adding these into your diet regularly has many wonderful health benefits. Learn everything you need to know about this beautiful little berry.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) coconut milk (in a carton, not a can)
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • Pinch of Himalayan salt
  • 5 tbsp chia seeds
  • 4 tbsp goji berries
  • 4 tbsp hazelnuts, chopped

Directions:

  1. Combine milk, honey, cacao powder, vanilla, salt into the blender and blend well.
  2. Stir in the chia seeds, goji berries and chopped hazelnuts to the milk mixture. Leave a few berries and hazelnuts for the garnish.
  3. Pour mixture into small dishes, cups or ramekins.
  4. Top with the extra chopped hazelnuts and goji berries.
  5. Let them set in the fridge for at least 20 minutes.

Substitutions:

  • Coconut milk – almond milk, hemp milk, rice milk, quinoa milk or coconut water
  • Honey – maple syrup, stevia
  • Cacao – carob
  • Goji berries – currants, cranberries, raisins
  • Hazelnuts – almonds, pistachios, macadamia
  • Chia seeds – flaxseeds

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

  • Nutrition per serving:
  • Calories190
  • Fat10g
  • Saturated Fat1g
  • Cholesterol0mg
  • Sodium240mg
  • Carbohydrates21g
  • Fiber7g
  • Sugars10g
  • Protein 6g

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

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Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Claire Georgiou is an Australian Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist who has completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Compl. Medicine) and an Advanced Diploma of Nutrition, Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine. She has more than 14 years of clinical experience specializing in liver disease, autoimmune disease, thyroid conditions, diabetes, insulin resistance, digestive disorders, chronic infections, children’s health, fertility and pregnancy care. Claire consults in private practice in Sydney and also offers consults out of area and is an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Claire has worked closely for many years with Dr. Sandra Cabot, who is known as the “Liver Cleansing Doctor” and has written more than 25 health related books. Claire writes health related articles, creates healthy recipes and is one of the nutritionists who runs our Guided Reboot programs.

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