Quitting Sugar Isn’t Easy…….
Be prepared for the times cravings hit with a range of healthy recipes that are easy to make at home. You won’t miss sugar at all and will be providing your body with nutrients instead of empty calories.
Try this easy to make homemade sugar free chocolate pudding recipe. Sweetened with stevia you won’t miss sugar at all.
The recipe below is for Chocolate Orange Chia Pudding. A tangy variation of a basic chia pudding. Try serving it with some orange segments and plain unsweetened yogurt. Sprinkle it with some chopped nuts to provide a bit of crunch……yum!
It’s easy to change it up a bit by using different ingredients, try cinnamon, lemon, or almond flavorings in place of the orange flavor.
The recipe uses Chia seeds, a popular super food, and easy to add to your regular diet. Chia seeds are a great source of protein, antioxidants, fiber, omega 3 fatty acids, iron and calcium, and provide an easily digestible energy boost.
Fiber rich chia seeds absorb a lot of water and expand in your stomach when eaten helping to curb appetite and making you feel full longer. The soluble fiber in the seeds forms a gel like prebiotic which helps the growth of probiotics in your gut.
Raw cacao provides a great chocolate hit in this pudding and helps make it less of a gel like texture.
Made by cold pressing unroasted cacao beans, raw cacao is rich in the important minerals magnesium, potassium, calcium, zinc, copper, iron and manganese.
Known for it’s high antioxidant levels, higher than blueberries and goji berries, raw cacao is a great addition to help neutralize toxins and preventing disease.