When we decided to transition our little family into a plant based diet, one of Troy’s biggest concerns was what this would do to our snack life! Although I was doing pretty well in the kitchen in terms of learning how to bake and cook for a plant based diet, I definitely struggled when we were out and needed a last minute snack. Sometimes you just don’t have time to read the ingredients on every label or search the aisles for plant based options.
I had decided to make a chia chocolate pudding for our kids snacks at school recently and came across some of the Prana snack items.
They have tons of delicious options like nut mixes, flavoured coconut chips and even vegan chocolate options!
I’ve used these bacon chips to top salads or throw in the gym bag for a savoury snack when I’m training all day.
If you’re looking for a sweet treat check out my chocolate chia pudding here! This is a great nut free snack for your kids lunches or that night time sweet tooth craving.
Photography By: Abbie Rose
Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding:
- 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) Chocolate Coconut Milk
- 1/3 cup (63 g) Prana’s ProactivChia
- 1/4 cup (24 g) cacao or unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2-3 Tbsp (30-75 ml) maple syrup if not blending (can sub 5-9 dates, pitted if blending)
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- optional: 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
I like to keep things super simple when making snacks! So I placed all my ingredients into my Vitamix and blended till all ingredients were fully mixed. Place mixture in fridge overnight or at least 30 minutes, top with coconut whip cream and shredded dark chocolate and serve.