If your diet consists of no dairy and you want to try a fiber-rich snack, check out this non-dairy probiotic pudding. While it does contain fat from the coconut cream, it is probiotic rich and has approximately 70% of your daily calcium needs. Not to mention, it has 10% vitamin A and an impressive 20% of your daily iron requirements.
- Unflavored Almond Milk (1 cup)
- Blueberries (1.5 cups)
- Condensed Coconut Milk (1 can)
- Chia Seeds (1 cup)
- Vanilla Extract (2 Tsp)
- Stevia (1 Tsp)
- Cook time 3 hours due to refrigeration time.
Fiber! Fiber! Lots Of Fiber!
However, if you deal with constipation or IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome), you’ll want to make this pudding recipe. Not only is it non-dairy, but it contains a whopping 16 grams of fiber, which equates to 65% of your daily fiber intake. The fat content in the pudding is due to the use of heavy coconut cream. Utilizing coconut cream is one major ingredient in making many non-dairy and even vegan desserts. However, chia seeds which are usually paired with coconut cream or other types of non-dairy creams contain fat as well. Though, chia seeds offer a healthy fat, one that offers the body and the brain a little boost.
Chia Seeds Benefits
Chia seeds are naturally high in antioxidants and Omega 3 Fatty Acid, which promotes brain health. The antioxidants in chia seeds are said to help with anti-aging, digestive health, and promote heart health. The reason for the heart health is that chia seeds reduce inflammation and simultaneously regulating cholesterol levels.
In fact, check out how much just a small amount of chia seeds offers valuable nutrients. Chia seeds are packed with protein and potassium. Just one once of chia seeds offers 115 grams of potassium and 4.7 grams of protein. Chia seeds also contain magnesium, calcium, and iron.
Adding Probiotic Capsules To Your Pudding
Finally, adding probiotic capsules is one yummy way to consume gut healthy probiotics. This pudding is for non-dairy dieters wanting a treat similar to yogurt and healthier than pudding. Yogurt does contain natural probiotics, but if you are like many, in which case can not eat dairy. Regardless of the reason, you might be lactose intolerant or your lifestyle no longer consists of dairy. You might want to try this recipe and consider 310 Nutrition’s brand new line of 310 probiotics for a healthier gut and body.