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Basic Chia Porridge Recipe

Chia seeds are packed full of protein. This recipe is the basic chia porridge – you can add more flavours, adding fruit, a spoonful of cacao or cocoa, a mashed banana or shredded coconut. Top with whatever takes your fancy. This needs to be prepared at least an hour in advance, but ideally the night before.


1 large portion

Nutritional information per serving:



1. Place the milk and chia seeds in a bowl or jug. Stir in the vanilla extract.

2. Leave to rest in the fridge for an hour or overnight. You can eat this hot or cold. I prefer hot so I gently warm in a pan until it is heated through, adding more milk if needed.

3. Finish with a sprinkle of sweetener and some nuts and berries.

Recipe taken from The Sugar Free Family Cookbook: Delicious, healthy recipes to help you and your children kick the sugar habit by Sarah Flower (£12.99, Robinson)

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