Vanilla Chia Pudding

Close up shot of vanilla chia pudding in a glass dish topped with chopped almonds.

Simple Vanilla Chia Pudding made with fresh vanilla beans (or vanilla extract) and topped with your toppings of choice! This basic recipe makes for the perfect customizable breakfast or snack recipe and only takes minutes to pull together!


  • 2 cups non-dairy milk (I prefer almond or coconut)
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped (roughly 4 inches long)*
  • 12 tbsp maple syrup (if desired)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir well.
  2. Cover bowl or place in an airtight container or mason jar and store overnight in the fridge or for at least 8 hours.
  3. Divide into 4 cups and top with ingredients of choice.

*or replace with 1-2 tsp of vanilla extract

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