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This peanut butter and jelly chia pudding (or almond butter and blueberry puree chia pudding) tastes just like a PB&J sandwich. It's a delicious, healthy breakfast recipe!
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5 from 18 votes

Peanut Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding

Take the flavors of a PB&J sandwich and turn it into a healthy breakfast. That's what you have with this peanut butter and jelly chia pudding recipe.
Prep Time: 4 hrs
Total Time: 4 hrs
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chia pudding, PB&J Chia Pudding, Peanut Butter Jelly Chia Pudding
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 658kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 2 cups cashew milk almond milk or coconut milk
  • 4 tbsp almond butter or peanut butter
  • 1 pint blueberries plus more for garnish
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • blackberries for garnish
  • 3 tbsp chopped pistachios for garnish

Instructions

  • Add the chia seeds and milk to a bowl and give it a stir. Let the chia seeds sit for 10-15 minutes, then give them another stir before placing in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  • To make the blueberry puree, add one pint of blueberries and one tablespoon of honey to a small pot on medium heat. Cook for approximately 10 minutes, stirring frequently and using the back of a spoon to mash the blueberries up and break them down. 
  • Once you have a puree, transfer it to a storage container and chill it in the fridge.
  • To assemble, add half of the chia pudding to a bowl. Top with two tablespoons of blueberry puree and two tablespoons of almond butter. Garnish with fresh berries and chopped pistachios.

Notes

  • Be forewarned, these bowls of chia pudding are quite large. You could easily get 3 servings out of this recipe as well.
  • If you have a problem with your chia seeds not thickening up or gelling, it's likely a case of old chia seeds. Chia seeds will no longer gel if they're old. Purchase new, fresh chia seeds (this is my favorite brand) and try the recipe again.
  • Make sure to check out my tutorials for homemade cashew milk and homemade almond butter. When you have these staple items on hand, it makes this recipe a breeze!
  • You'll have leftover blueberry puree after this recipe. You can make another batch of chia pudding or you could top the blueberry puree on oatmeal as well.
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Nutrition

Calories: 658kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 709mg | Fiber: 24g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 24.3mg | Calcium: 405mg | Iron: 5.5mg