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Blueberry Hemp Seed Pudding

Blueberry Hemp Seed Pudding

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This recipe is very simple and only requires 6 ingredients and a food processor! Also it’s vegan and gluten-free!

The idea is simple: Kind of like a smoothie with hemp seeds and chia seeds. The result is a naturally-sweet “pudding” that’s perfect for snacking or a lighter dessert.

It almost goes without saying, but this dessert is packed with antioxidants thanks to the bluberries,  potassium from the bananas, omega 3 fatty acids and protein from the chia seeds, and all 20 amino acids (including the 9 amino acids our bodies can’t produce) from the hemp seeds.

I hope you all enjoy this pudding as much as I did!

Creamy
Cool
Naturally sweet
Loaded with healthy ingredients
Easy to make
& Satisfying

This is the perfect treat to have around when you need something quick for breakfast or a snack or you’re craving a healthier dessert.

Recipe: Blueberry Hemp Seed Pudding

A healthier snack or dessert made with berries, sweetened with bananas, and thickened with hemp seeds and chia seeds! Naturally sweet, creamy, and incredibly nutrient-rich. Plus, only 6 ingredients and a food processor required.

PREP TIME: 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 2 hours 15 minutes

Servings:  2-3 servings

Category: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack

Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan

Ingredients:

  • 1 just ripe (not overripe) bananas

  • 2 cups  blueberries (fresh or, if frozen, thawed)

  • 1/2 cup plant based milk (I used pea milk)

  • 2 Tbsp of maple syrup or 2-3 pitted dates (optional -for taste)

  • 2 Tbsp hemp seeds

  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds

Directions:

1. Add bananas, berries, and coconut milk to a food processor and mix to combine. Then taste and adjust sweetness if needed, adding either maple syrup or pitted dates (optional) and blending to combine.

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2. Next, add hemp seeds, chia seeds, and pulse to combine. Transfer to 2-3 serving dishes (use fewer or more serving dishes if altering batch size).

3. Cover and refrigerate to chill for at least 2 hours. Will keep in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

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If you give this recipe a try, let us know what you think! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag a picture #nutrition_connections on Instagram so we can see what you came up with. Cheers!

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN

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