Monday, November 7, 2011

Hello Monday Detox Pudding.

Monday. A day that is commonly the most stressful. Kick its ass with a breakfast that gets you fully charged: Detox Pudding...

I call this Detox Pudding because it cleans you out and sets you on a clear path. Chia seeds are incredibly hydrating and filling, which is why I often have chia pudding before or after a workout. The seeds are also a very rich source of Omega-3's.

While my regular chia pudding is certainly good stuff,  I wanted to make it even more nutrient dense (can you tell I read Thrive Foods over the weekend and wondered if I was getting enough micronutrients? :)

This psycho pudding is also powered with hemp protein (the only protein powder I really like for smoothies) nutrient-dense goji berries, energizing and hormone-balancing maca, and stimulating cacao. Feel free to skip your morning caffeine with this one. I mean it. You won't need it.

It checks in at just over 300 calories, 19 grams of fiber, 13 grams of protein with a serious dose of nutrition:
Vitamin A 43% 
Vitamin C 22% 
Calcium 40% 
Iron 28%

The final word? It tastes really chocolatey and fruity with the berries and you won't taste any of the powders at all. I add a chopped banana or other fruit to bulk it up even more, garnish with coconut, and it's a very generous serving. 2 tbsp of chia goes a long way when liquids are added.

Detox Pudding
2 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp oats 
1 tbsp goji berries 
1 tbsp Hemp Protein Powder
1 tbsp cacao powder
1/2 tbsp maca powder
2 tsp maple syrup 
1 tsp vanilla 
3/4 cup nut milk
dash of himalayan salt

Combine all ingredients, stir thoroughly and refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour. Drizzle with extra nut milk when ready to serve.


Ally said...

Kelly--what flavor of hemp protein powder did you use? Hemp protein powder tastes really strange to me.

kelly said...

Regular from Navitas Naturals, you cant taste it with the other ingredients!