Chia seeds are available at health-food stores and online. They're rich in omega-3s, fiber, and antioxidants.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place chia seeds and vanilla pod in a medium mixing bowl, and set aside.

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  • Drain cashews, and rinse well. Add cashews, filtered water, the dates, salt, cinnamon, coconut butter, vanilla extract, and vanilla seeds to a blender. Blend on high speed for 2 minutes, and pour into bowl with chia seeds and vanilla pod; whisk well. Let mixture stand for 10 to 15 minutes, whisking every few minutes to prevent chia seeds from clumping (pudding will thicken quickly). Refrigerate until cold, about 3 hours.

  • Discard vanilla pod. Whisk pudding. Divide pudding among 8 bowls. Top each with berries, and drizzle with maple syrup.

Cook's Notes

Pudding can be refrigerated in a covered glass container for up to 5 days.

Reviews (2)

125 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 48
  • 4 star values: 29
  • 3 star values: 34
  • 2 star values: 10
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2012
I followed this recipe to a T and it came out delicious. I'd actually use it as a breakfast, with berries on top. Really, really good and fun to make. I'll definitely be making this again.
Rating: 5 stars
03/30/2012
Delicious! My family loves this dessert, with it's tapioca texture and natural sweetness.