Vegan Berry Almond Chia Pudding [Gluten Free, Paleo]

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Are chia seeds paleo? Are fruits and vegetables paleo? I am going to assume so and call this recipe paleo. My second recipe in two days and dietary restriction friendly as well!

If you’ve known me for more than two seconds, you know I’m kind of bad with time management, in the fact that I think I can accomplish more than I can in a given amount of time. Since I am constantly on the run (literally and figuratively), it’s nice for me to not worry about food sometimes. I sometimes substitute solid lunch at the office for a nutmilk blend when I’m super busy. It keeps me full the rest of the day and gives me a ton of energy.

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Chia seeds are so hot right now.

I also do enjoy solid food and have been all about the chia puddings lately. I’ve been trying to eat less dairy in the afternoons and evenings (Is my life a constant “how can my nutrition be tweaked experiment”? Yes.) so chia pudding has been an alternative to my beloved Greek yogurt. Since it’s berry season, I thought subbing in Naked Juice’s new Berry Almond Nutmilk for normal almond milk would be a summery switch-up. Plus, each bottle contains 26 blueberries, 8 blackberries, 2 raspberries, 1 strawberry, 24 almonds, 1 3/4 apples and 1/3 of a banana, so basically my fruit servings for the day are taken care of in one serving.

Both the Berry Almond Nutmilk and another new Naked Juice, Peachy Almond Nutmilk, are hitting shelves early next month. I know it will be equally as good because of Naked Juice’s commitment to finding the best blends of fruits and vegetables to put in it’s bottles and deep tradition of goodness. They are both great non-dairy breakfast substitutes, post-workout refuel or mid-day snack.

This chia pudding is naturally gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free and free of added sugar while still being slightly sweet thanks to the Berry Almond Nutmilk. Plus, one bottle has 11 grams of Protein (!!!) and is a good source of both magnesium and vitamin E on top of all the health benefits of chia seeds. Uh, also this recipe has two ingredients so you’re basically crazy if you don’t make it right now.

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Berry Almond Chia Pudding [Vegan, Gluten Free, Paleo]


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Vegan Berry Chia Pudding [Gluten Free, Paleo]
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free, Paleo
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • 1 bottle Naked Juice Berry Almond Nutmilk
Instructions
  1. Place chia seeds in a medium-sized bowl with a lid.
  2. Whisk in one bottle of Naked Juice Berry Almond Nutmilk. Be sure chia seeds are well mixed in and not in clumps in the bottom.
  3. Refrigerate for at least one hour, stirring once or twice.
  4. Eat with favorite toppings if desired (I suggest unsweetened carob chips!)

If you’re looking for more Meatless Monday recipes, check out the Meatless Monday round-up from Tina Muir and Confessions of a Mother Runner.

This post was sponsored by Naked Juice but all opinions are my own!

Chat with me:
Are you good with time management? What are your go-to foods when you’re too busy to cook/eat? How do you eat your chia pudding?

23 comments on “Vegan Berry Almond Chia Pudding [Gluten Free, Paleo]

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Tina Muir on June 22, 2015 6:57 am

Ooooh I didnt know Naked made nut milk, how clever! This is so easy, NOOONE has an excuse not to make this, especially with how refreshing it would be on hot summer days! Have a wonderful monday friend….and link up ;)
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Shashi at RunninSrilankan on June 22, 2015 7:09 am

Cassie – this is such a GREAT idea to combine Naked Juice Berry Almond Nutmilk with chia seeds – so simple and I’m thinking – soooo delicious!

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Rachel @ athletic avocado on June 22, 2015 9:23 am

I love how you made this out of a naked juice! Makes it super easy :)
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Meghan on June 22, 2015 9:29 am

We are on the same wavelength today, Cassie! Love the idea of using a Naked drink to make chia pudding a one-step process. Would be great for when I’m really in a pinch for time. Thanks so much for linking up with Meatless Monday today!
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genevieve @ gratitude and greens on June 22, 2015 9:35 am

Love love love chia pudding! In the summer I love starting my mornings with soaked oatmeal or chia pudding. Super easy and yummy! Naked Juice is way too sweet for me but I’d love to try this recipe with some homemade nut milk/juice :)
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Dana on June 22, 2015 9:58 am

Good spin on a classic. I usually use coconut milk, but this is a refreshing option as well.
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Ashley @ A Lady Goes West on June 22, 2015 11:30 am

Hi Cassie! Loving this nutmilk! It’s so thick and creamy. And you know, I’ve never made chia pudding at home. I should give this one a try. Time management? Believe it or not, I’ve got it down! :) hahahh!
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Alanna on June 22, 2015 12:13 pm

This chia pudding looks so good and refreshing. I’ve fallen off the chia pudding wagon a while ago but I need to hop back on, seriously.
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Erin @ Her Heartland Soul on June 22, 2015 1:07 pm

Yum! I love Naked drinks!

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Selena @ The Nutritious Kitchen on June 22, 2015 1:38 pm

This is the most simple yet most brilliant breakfast idea I have yet to see! LOVE it! Pinning and making asap!

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Georgie on June 22, 2015 2:57 pm

Such a clever use of Naked Juice! Love it. Chia pudding is great because it’s so easy but still satifies plenty of cravings.

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Sarah on June 22, 2015 3:25 pm

Love our chia pudding and I bet my oldest would love this one, bonus she can make it herself!
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Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine on June 22, 2015 5:18 pm

I may need to try that nut milk!
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Farrah on June 22, 2015 5:31 pm

Prep time of 1 minute (+ 2-ingredient recipes) make my soul happy. <3 I didn't know Naked Juice made an almond nutmilk! I'll have to be on the lookout for that! :O

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Liz on June 22, 2015 8:52 pm

Looooooove chia pudding!! ;)
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Linz @ Itz Linz on June 22, 2015 9:48 pm

well this sounds fantastic!
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Rosi on June 23, 2015 7:03 am

Looks simply delicious. Looking forward to trying!
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Lacey @Runs and Roses on June 23, 2015 2:21 pm

Making this asap! I love how there’s only 2 ingredients and it makes enough to have all week! I love chia pudding for breakfast with some fruit and nut butter on top!
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Cassie on July 3, 2015 1:30 am

Hope you loved as much as I did!

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Whitney Carney on July 1, 2015 5:42 pm

Okay, so I’ve never made chia pudding and I’ve still never had avocado toast (ran out of time in Cali). Need to make this. Love how Naked Juice has basically revamped all of their drinks to have lower sugar and so many new types!
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Cassie on July 3, 2015 12:17 am

Girl you should make avocado toast this weekend – that’s your homework! Then, chia pudding!

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