Chia pudding is a breakfast favourite in my house! I make mine with whole chia seeds, which give it a characteristic grainy texture, but you can use ground seeds if you prefer your keto pudding smooth. I love the combination of chocolate & orange so much that I used this popular combo in two recipes in my upcoming cookbook. When the book is released in January, you will find chocolate & orange keto granola and cookies!
As you may have noticed, this meal is relatively high in total carbs and low in net carbs. If you are not sure which of these you should count, have a look at my post here: Total Carbs or Net Carbs: What Really Counts?
More recipes with Chocolate & Orange:
Nutritional values (per serving)
|of which Saturated||15.9||grams|
Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (8%), protein (11%), fat (80%)
Ingredients (makes 1 serving)
The main reason I use two sweeteners in most of my recipes is that a combination of more sweeteners mask the aftertaste / bitterness of some of them. If the pudding is too thick, add 2-4 tbsp of water or almond milk.
- Mix the chia seeds, coconut milk, water and Erythritol. If you prefer a smoother texture, use ground chia seeds (note: ground chia seeds may taste bitter).
- Add fresh orange zest (or orange extract) ...
- ... and 5-10 drops of stevia.
- Let it sit for at least 10-15 minutes, ideally overnight in the fridge. Just before serving, add chopped dark chocolate chips or grated dark chocolate.
- Optionally, tor with whipped cream, orange zest and some grated dark chocolate. Enjoy!
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