Jessica Chastain's Vegan Chia Seed Pudding


  • 1 cup chia seeds
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups soaked cashews, (soak on counter 4-6 hours, drain)
  • 3/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1 tbl vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • pinch salt

Soak chia seeds in water, on counter, for at least an hour -- make sure to stir often for the first 10-15 minutes so it doesn't clump (I use a potato masher, which we'll probably need over the holiday anyway). It will become very gelatinous.

In blender, mix remaining ingredients until very smooth, then stir into chia.

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Debbie TD
502 days ago

I followed these instructions to the tee but mine doesn't look anything like this. How can it look like vanilla pudding when the Chia Seeds are black? Mine is gray with black speckles. I think somebody made a mistake.......although it doesn't taste bad. Hope this helps.

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Rebecca Mohning
533 days ago

Be careful with this recipe that you get over 10 servings, it can be very high calories if you eat a lot at a time. 10 servings breaks down to 308 per serving.

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