Spiced Almond Milk Chia Pudding with Fresh Fruit
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Serves: 2-4
Almond & Brazil nut Milk:
  • 1 c Almonds, soaked overnight, drained & rinsed
  • 8 Brazil nuts, soaked overnight, drained & rinsed
  • 3 c Water
Chia Pudding:
  • 1 c Almond & Brazil nut milk (see above)
  • 1 c Pear, ripe (or other seasonal fruit -cherries! peaches! raspberries!)
  • ½ tsp Lemon Juice
  • Pinch Cinnamon
  • Pinch Cardamom
  • Pinch Nutmeg
  • 4 Tbsp Chia Seeds
For the Almond & Brazil nut Milk:
  1. Blend the water and nuts in a blender for 1-2 minutes (high power blender) or 5-10 minutes (lazier blender).
  2. Strain through a nut milk bag, cheesecloth or a fine-mesh sieve.
  3. Reserve the pulp (freeze or dehydrate) for brilliant uses (smoothies).
For the Chia Pudding:
  1. Back in the belnder, blend the milk, spices and pear until smooth.
  2. (Optional: warm gently in a bain marie, before adding the chia)
  3. Pour into a bowl and whisk in the chia seeds.
  4. Let sit for about 10 minutes until the seeds gel and the mixture thickens.
  5. Spoon on top of fresh fruit, top with buckwheat and hemp hearts for added texture.
Recipe by The Crushing Cancer Kitchen at http://thecrushingcancerkitchen.com/main-course/spiced-almond-brazil-nut-chia-pudding/