Strawberry Matcha Chia Pudding – Minimalist Baker Recipes


Overhead shot of a jar of matcha chia pudding topped with strawberry compote

Snack time simply obtained gorgeous! Introducing a thick, creamy MATCHA chia pudding topped with a vibrant contemporary strawberry compote. It tastes simply as magical because it seems! Plus, it’s full of fiber and wholesome fat (hi there, omegas!) because of the surprise of chia seeds.

It’s gently energizing and excellent for prepping and having fun with all through the week or (for those who should) sharing with mates. Simply quarter-hour lively time and 7 elements required! Let’s make it!

Strawberries, matcha, maple syrup, chia seeds, lemon, vanilla, and dairy-free milk

All of it begins with MATCHA (a.ok.a. our gently energizing inexperienced tea bestie full of antioxidants and the calming amino acid L-theanine)! We’ve beforehand added it to lattes, smoothies, frosting, snack bites, and cheesecake and reviewed one of the best manufacturers. So why not add it to chia pudding, too?

That simply may need been our greatest resolution this yr. We combined it with dairy-free milk (a mixture of coconut + almond for creaminess with out being heavy), maple syrup for sweetness, and vanilla to reinforce all of the flavors.

Whisking chia seeds into a vibrant green matcha mixture

Then come the chia seeds to show it right into a thick, fiber-packed pudding! A whopping 2 tablespoons of chia seeds per serving present 7 grams fiber, LOTs of omega 3 wholesome fat, and nutritional vitamins and minerals galore, particularly vitamin Ok, B6, magnesium, iron, and selenium.

Small glass jar filled halfway full with matcha chia pudding

The pure (and pleasant, although acquired for some folks) bitter notes of matcha are the proper pairing for candy STRAWBERRIES! And the colour distinction? 10/10!

Sliced strawberries in a saucepan

We make a easy strawberry compote by cooking contemporary strawberries with a bit lemon juice and maple syrup. Let it cool, then add on prime of your chia pudding and revel in!

Saucepan of strawberry compote

We will’t wait so that you can do that matcha chia pudding! It’s:

& SO scrumptious!

It’s the proper snack to make forward and revel in all through the week whenever you need one thing nourishing, satisfying, and gently energizing!

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Using a spoon to top a jar of matcha chia pudding with strawberry compote

Prep Time 50 minutes

Cook dinner Time 10 minutes

Complete Time 1 hour

Servings 4 (1/2 cup servings)

Course Snack

Delicacies Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan

Freezer Pleasant No

Does it hold? 4-5 Days


  • 1 ½ cups dairy-free milk (plain, unsweetened // we like 3/4 cup canned mild coconut milk + 3/4 cup almond milk)
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup (kind of to style)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tsp matcha powder (relying on efficiency // discover our favourite manufacturers right here)
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds


  • 2 cups ripe strawberries, hulled and quartered (measured after reducing)
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • MATCHA PUDDING: To a mixing bowl (or container with a lid), add dairy-free milk, maple syrup, vanilla, and matcha (begin with the lesser quantity). Whisk vigorously, aspect to aspect is finest, to mix and break up any clumps of matcha. If there are any cussed clumps, you may switch to a blender to completely mix. Style and alter, including extra matcha if desired or extra maple syrup for sweetness.

  • Then add the chia seeds and blend till properly mixed. Let sit for 5-10 minutes at room temperature, then stir once more (to forestall clumping). Cowl and refrigerate for 45-60 minutes (or in a single day). The chia pudding ought to be very thick and creamy. If not, add extra chia seeds, stir, and refrigerate for an additional hour or so.

  • STRAWBERRY COMPOTE: Whereas the pudding chills, make the strawberry compote. Add the strawberries, lemon juice, and maple syrup to a small saucepan and convey to medium warmth. As soon as effervescent, cut back warmth barely and use a wood spoon to muddle and mash the fruit. Proceed cooking over medium-low warmth for 10-12 minutes, till many of the berries have damaged down and it’s saucy and aromatic. Take away from warmth and switch to a clear jar or container to chill completely.

  • As soon as pudding has totally set, divide, prime with beneficiant helpings of the strawberry compote, and serve! Leftover pudding will hold lined within the fridge for as much as 4-5 days. Any leftover compote will hold lined within the fridge for as much as 1 week and is scrumptious with oats, pancakes, waffles, French toast, and extra!

*Recipe as written makes ~1 cup strawberry compote.
*Tailored from our Easy Berry Compote and The right way to Make Chia Pudding.
*Vitamin info is a tough estimate calculated with the entire strawberry compote and with half almond milk and half canned mild coconut milk.

Serving: 1 (half cup) serving Energy: 194 Carbohydrates: 24.1 g Protein: 4.1 g Fats: 9.8 g Saturated Fats: 3.4 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 5 g Monounsaturated Fats: 0.8 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 38 mg Potassium: 245 mg Fiber: 8.5 g Sugar: 12.7 g Vitamin A: 3 IU Vitamin C: 40 mg Calcium: 233 mg Iron: 3.7 mg


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