Pear and Chia Seed Pudding

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Pear and Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can Pacific Northwest Canned Pears, halves, in juice, drained
  • 1-3/4 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Method

Put the drained pears in the jar of a blender and blend until smooth.

Add the almond milk, chia seeds, cinnamon and vanilla extract and blend on low speed until the ingredients are well combined.

Remove the contents of the blender into a bowl, cover and chill at least 3 hours, or until the pudding thickens and sets up.

Serve as is, or with your toppings of choice, such as lightly toasted pistachios or walnuts, and diced pears.

Servings

Makes 8 (1/2-cup) servings

Nutrition

  • Calories: 70
  • Calories from Fat: 2.3
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 43.5mg
  • Carbohydrate: 8.6g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9g
  • Sugar: 2.8g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Vitamin A: 87IU
  • Vitamin C: 0.25mg
  • Calcium: 174mg
  • Iron: 1mg

Recipe By: Ginger Cochran, MS, RDN, CDE, Dignity Health

Ingredients

  • 3 (15-ounce) cans Pacific Northwest Canned Pears, halves, in juice, drained
  • 5-1/4 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Method

Put the drained pears in the jar of a blender and blend until smooth.

Add the almond milk, chia seeds, cinnamon and vanilla extract and blend on low speed until the ingredients are well combined.

Remove the contents of the blender into a bowl, cover and chill at least 3 hours, or until the pudding thickens and sets up.

Serve as is, or with your toppings of choice, such as lightly toasted pistachios or walnuts, and diced pears.

Servings

Makes 24 (1/2-cup) servings

Nutrition

  • Calories: 70
  • Calories from Fat: 2.3
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 43.5mg
  • Carbohydrate: 8.6g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9g
  • Sugar: 2.8g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Vitamin A: 87IU
  • Vitamin C: 0.25mg
  • Calcium: 174mg
  • Iron: 1mg

Recipe By: Ginger Cochran, MS, RDN, CDE, Dignity Health