3/4 cup non-dairy milk, or water
2 tablespoons chia seeds
2 tablespoons raw cacao powder (or cocoa powder)
4 Medjool dates, pitted
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional) - I use alcohol free
Combine all of the ingredients in a high-speed blender, and blend until very smooth. Stop and scrape the blender, if necessary, and be sure to taste the pudding as you go. Feel free to add more cacao or dates, as needed to suit your tastes.
Pour the pudding into two serving dishes, and place in the fridge to set until thoroughly chilled, at least 30 minutes. Serve cold and enjoy!
*Note: If you don’t have a high-speed blender, allow the ingredients sit together for 20 to 30 minutes before blending, to allow the chia seeds and dates to soften– they’ll blend much easier that way!
Recipe from The Detoxinista: http://detoxinista.com/2015/01/chocolate-chia-pudding-vegan-paleo/