Easy Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

By Rena |

Make this easy to make pumpkin pie chia pudding recipe for everyone to enjoy. Perfect to enjoy as a snack, dessert, or breakfast. Rich, delicious, and simple treat for fall that’s made with only 5 ingredients!

close up chia pudding in a cup

Transform your favorite fall and holiday dessert into a gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and whole-30 approved dessert or snack that’s just as delicious but much healthier! This Pumpkin Pie chia pudding recipe is so creamy and full of pumpkin pie spice flavor, and perfect to enjoy as breakfast, snack, or dessert. Add your favorite toppings like dairy-free coconut yogurt, shaved coconut, pecans, or some chocolate chips. All you need is a handful of simple pantry staple ingredients to make this delicious chia pudding.

Why make this easy chia pudding

  • Easy to make: You only need 5 basic ingredients to make this pumpkin pie chia pudding. Take about 5 minutes to whip up.
  • Healthy: Chia seeds are so good for you and so nutritious. They and loaded with fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. They also contain high levels of antioxidants.
  • So delicious: so rich and delicious, they can be enjoyed as dessert! A healthier way to enjoy pumpkin pie without the quilt.
top view of 3 cups with pumpkin chia pudding

Ingredients you will need to make this chia pudding

These are just a list of ingredients you will need. Full measurements are found further down below.


chia seeds
coconut milk
maple syrup
pumpkin puree
pumpkin pie spice
vanilla extract
Optional: Plain yogurt to top, oats crackers, extra pumpkin puree

ingredients to make pumpkin chia pudding

How to make this chia pudding recipe

  • In a medium bowl, whisk to combine chia seeds, milk, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract.
  • Mix until you see no lumps. Pour the pudding mixture into a jar or 4 individual serving glasses.
  • Cover and store in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or overnight, until set. When you’re ready to eat, add a dollop of yogurt on top and an oat cracker, and enjoy cold!

Tips and substitutes

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days
  • Milk: Any milk would work for this recipe, use 2% or almond milk
  • Sweetener: we used maple syrup but honey and agave will work just as well.
  • Canned pumpkin puree used, but you can make your own!
  • Allow the chia seeds to soak in for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • To prevent chia pudding from clumping up, make sure you mix vigorously for a few minutes.
  • If you don’t like how chia pudding feels, you can use a high power blender to blend it all up to a smoother consistency.
side view of chia pudding in a cup

FAq’s and troubleshooting

What is the best way to eat chia seeds?

Chia seeds are so versatile and can be used in many different ways in your food. Add them to smoothies or add to your salad dressing. Use them in baking, add over your oatmeal bowl, or make chia pudding!

Do chia seeds need to be soaked before using?

Not necessarily. You can sprinkle chia seeds over your oatmeal bowl or smoothie bowls. If you plan on making chia pudding, then yes, the chia seeds need to be soaked in some sort of liquid like milk for at least 2 hours.

How long do chia seed puddings last?

Chia pudding lasts up to 5-7 days. Store in an airtight container and place in the fridge. Do not leave on your counter-top any longer than 30 minutes.

Is chia seed good for keto-diet?

Yes. Chia seeds are perfect for those who are on the keto diet. High in good fats and fiber, and low in carbs. Depending on how you make your chia pudding, it could be very keto-friendly.

What can you make with chia seeds

Theres so much you can make with chia seeds. Here are a few ideas and recipes you can try

top view of chia puddings  with yogurt and pumpkin puree toppings

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Easy Pumpkin Chia Pudding

Easy to make chia pudding made with chia seeds, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, coconut milk, and pumpkin spice.
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Rest time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 380kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 14.5 oz coconut milk one can
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Optional: Plain yogurt to top, dairy-free yogurt oats crackers, extra pumpkin puree

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk to combine chia seeds, milk, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract.
  • Mix until you see no lumps. Pour the pudding mixture into a jar or 4 individual serving glasses.
  • Cover and store in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or overnight, until set.
  • When you're ready to eat, add a dollop of yogurt on top and an oat cracker, and enjoy cold!

Notes

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days
  • Milk: Any milk would work for this recipe, use 2% or almond milk
  • Sweetener: we used maple syrup but honey and agave will work just as well.
  • Canned pumpkin puree used, but you can make your own!

Nutrition

Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 4766IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 195mg | Iron: 6mg
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