Dr Julie Durnan

VBC (Vanilla-Berry-Coconut) Chia Seed Pudding

Blueberry coconut chia pudding

This healthful VBC (vanilla-berry-coconut) Chia Seed Pudding makes for a hearty breakfast, a delicious dessert and is great in children’s lunches instead of packaged puddings.

It’s full of several super foods and is rich in fibre, omega 3 fats, and it’s a complete protein. It’s simple to prepare and a big hit with adults and children.

Ingredients (yields 2-4  servings):

  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 1 ½  cup coconut milk or almond milk. Watch for nut allergies with almond milk if packing for school lunches.
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • Handful of fresh blueberries
  • 1 Tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


Combine chia seeds, milk of choice, vanilla extract, and maple syrup in a glass jar and tighten lid. Shake vigorously until the ingredients are well mixed. Refrigerate the jar and contents for a minimum of 3 hours, until the mixture thickens. Remove from refrigerator when ready to serve and stir well just before serving. Serve in small bowls with toppings of blueberries, walnuts, and cinnamon. Enjoy!

Please let me know how you like it!

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