Chef's Recipes

Chia-seed puddings with blueberries, banana and goji berries

Pete Evans recipe for chia-seed puddings with blueberries, banana and goji berries.

By Pete Evans
  • 15 mins preparation plus setting
Chia-seed puddings with blueberries, banana and goji berries
Chia-seed puddings with blueberries, banana and goji berries

Ingredients

  • 140 gm coconut flesh (from 1-2 young coconuts, water strained through a fine sieve), coarsely chopped
  • 250 ml (1 cup) coconut cream, plus extra, to serve
  • 115 gm (1/3 cup) honey (preferably unfiltered raw), plus extra, to serve
  • 100 gm white chia seeds (see note)
  • 2 small bananas, thickly sliced
  • 125 gm (about 1 punnet) blueberries
  • 30 gm (¼ cup) goji berries (see note)
  • To serve: cocoa nibs (optional; see note)

Method

Main
  • 1
    Blend coconut flesh in a food processor with 250ml coconut water until smooth. Pour into a bowl, add coconut cream, honey and chia seeds, mix well, then refrigerate until chia seeds swell and form a thick pudding with a slight crunch (2-2 ½ hours).
  • 2
    Spoon chia seed mixture into bowls, drizzle with a little extra coconut cream, top with sliced banana, blueberries, goji berries, cocoa nibs and a drizzle of honey, and serve.

Notes

Note White chia seeds, goji berries and cocoa nibs are available from supermarkets and health-food shops.