Low-Carb Diets Low Carb Chia Seed Pudding Recipe Share Pin Email Easy Pudding Made from Chia Seeds. Photo © Laura Dolson Low-Carb Diets Desserts Puddings and Mousses Cakes and Cheesecakes Cookies Basics Food Lists Carb Counts for Common Foods Low-Carb Cooking Tips for Dining Out Nutrition Side Dishes Product Reviews Atkins Diet Information Menus Main Dishes Recipes Snacks Low-Carb Recipes Popular Diet Plans Glossary View All By Laura Dolson Updated August 22, 2016 (16 ratings) Total Time 10 min Prep 5 min, Cook 5 min Yield 4 servings of 1/2 cup Chia seeds are high-fiber/low-carb seeds which are high in omega-3 fatty acids. This simple pudding requires no cooking (boiling water softens the chia seeds) and has a consistency similar to tapioca. As it sits, more of the soluble fiber comes out of the seeds and thickens the pudding. It can get somewhat gooey if it sits for a long time. That doesn't bother me, but If you don't care for it that way the easiest remedy is to mix in some whipped cream (or even liquid cream) which magically improves the texture. This pudding is low-carb, sugar-free, and gluten-free.By the way, I think it would work fine to substitute milk or unsweetened almond milk for the cream if you want a lighter dessert, but I haven't specifically checked it. Ingredients 1/2 cup chia seeds (about 3 oz.) 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup boiling water 1 cup cream, heated sugar substitute equal to 1/2 cup sugar, zero carb preferred such as liquid sucralose 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Preparation Put the chia seeds, the salt, and the cinnamon in a bowl holding at least 3 cups. Pour the boiling water over the mixture. Add the sweetener and the vanilla to the cream. The cream mixture should be hot, but not boiling (I find that heating it in the microwave for about a minute and a half works well, but your microwave may vary). Add the cream mixture to the seeds and stir.Stir occasionally as the mixture thickens. Serve topped with whipped cream or fruit.This makes 4 servings of 1/2 cup each or 6 servings of 1/3 cup.Nutritional Information: Each 1/2 cup serving has 3 grams effective carbohydrate plus 8 grams fiber, 5 grams protein, and 314 calories. 1/3 cup servings contain 2 grams net carb plus 5 grams fiber, 3 grams protein, and 209 calories. Rate this Recipe You've already rated this recipe. Thanks for your rating! Continue Reading Up Next Up Next Article How to Eat Chia Seeds on a Low-Carb Diet? Up Next Recipe Make Your Own Sugar-Free Instant Pumpkin Pudding Up Next Recipe Have Some Easy No-Bake Cheesecake with Almond Flour Crust Up Next Article What Are the Nutrition Facts for Lemons?