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Chocolate Chia Pudding with Fresh Blueberriesย 

blueberry chia puddingChia pudding has been one of my favorite breakfasts since I heard about these nutritious seeds just a couple of years ago! Not only are they healthy and filling, but chia pudding is one of my favorite meal prep recipes! Before you go to bed you mix everything together and in the morning you magically have a delicious breakfast waiting for you!

Ingredients
1/4 cup chia seeds
3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or preferred plant milk)
2 tbsp maple syrup or agave nectar
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1/3 cup fresh blueberries

Method
1. Add chia seeds, almond milk, 1 tbsp maple syrup and 2 tbsp cocoa powder to a bowl. Whisk well to remove any clumps or airbubbles.

2. Cover chia mixture and store in the fridge overnight or for at least 3 hours.

3. Add remaining maple syrup and cocoa powder to a small bowl. Mix well (heat in the microwave for 20 seconds if desired). Set aside.

4. Whisk chia pudding well before serving to remove any lumps and to ensure a smooth consistency. If necessary, add a splash of plant milk.

5. Layer chia pudding with fresh blueberries and drizzle with chocolate sauce. Enjoy!

Serves 1

Apple & Blueberry Pikelets (mini pancakes)

Apple & blueberry picklets

An apple a day keeps the doctor away! Four of these delicious picklets contains around 1 apple… that still counts, doesn’t it? Add antioxidant packed blueberries to the mix and you’ve got yourself a healthy breakfast or snack!

Ingredients
1 cup of all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1 tablespoons of coconut oil
2 tablespoons of maple syrup
1 apple, grated
1 chopped apple (lightly cooked)
1/2 cup blueberries
Pinch of Himalayan salt
1/2 cup of unsweetened almond milk
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
Jam, to serve
Blueberries, to serve

Method
1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
2. Heat a skillet over medium/low heat. Spray with cooking oil.
3. Using a measuring spoon, pour 2-3 tablespoons of batter into skillet. Sprinkle with 4-5 blueberries.
4. Cook until golden brown on both sides. Repeat process with remaining ingredients.
5. Spread a little jam over each pikelet, top with blueberries and serve while warm.

Makes 8 pikelets/mini pancakes

Recipe by my mum ๐Ÿ˜€

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