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CHIA PUDDING with PRUNES
Preparation time: 10 minutes
This healthy and delicious pudding can be enjoyed for breakfast, as a snack or for dessert.
Level of difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 10 minutes, plus 5 hours setting time.
Vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free.
400g can coconut milk
1/3 cup chia seeds
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp maple syrup
1/4 cup (50g) Australian prunes, pitted and finely chopped
Fresh seasonal berries for serving (optional)
Put prunes into a bowl. Pour boiling water over the prunes to cover for five minutes. Drain, reserving 2 tsp soaking water and blitz the prunes with the reserved water in a food processor until smooth.
Stir together the coconut milk, chia, vanilla, maple syrup and prune puree.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 5 hours or overnight.
Serve with fresh seasonal berries.
NUTRITION per serve (4 serves)
Energy 1060kJ, Protein 5g, Total fat 20g, Saturated fat 15g, Total Carbohydrates 14g, Total sugars 12g, Dietary fibre 8g, Sodium 25mg
13g prunes per serve (1/4 of daily 50g serve of prunes)
• Good source of energy
• Source of carbohydrates
• Source of protein
• Natural fruit sugar from prunes
• Good source dietary fibre
• Low in sodium
Recipe owned by: The Australian Prune Industry Association @ausprunes
Recipe developer: Fiona Walmsley
Styling: Lisa Madigan
Photography: Lean Timms