Apple Pie Chia Pudding with Caramel & Ginger Crumble
Consuming a high protein meal within an hour of waking up in the morning, helps control blood sugar and hormonal imbalance. The body is pretty much on a fast throughout the night and therefore can drop of blood sugar when you are back up and running through your morning routine, the drop in blood sugar can play a role in the imbalance of hormones and cause many other symptoms following it.
Our organic chia seeds are one of the richest sources of protein and can be made into a delicious chia seed pudding, check out this recipe to make it healthy and festive!
4 tbsp vegan caramel
For the chia pudding –
1/2 cup organic chia seeds
2 cups coco milk
1 tsp – 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
1-2 tsp vanilla paste
For the caramelised apples –
2 apples, cored
1 tbsp vegan butter or coco oil
1 tbsp coconut sugar
1/2-1 tsp organic cinnamon powder (to taste)
For the ginger crumble –
3/4 cup ground almonds
4.5 tbsp oats
1 tbsp arrowroot powder
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp vegan butter or coconut oil, softened
1/4 tsp – 1 tsp organic ginger powder (to taste)
Start by making your chia pudding the night before.
Mix or blend the chia seeds with the milk, syrup and vanilla paste until creamy.
Pour into a bowl or individual dishes, and stir after fifteen minutes or so.
Layer in glasses above the caramel sauce, then place in the fridge to thicken overnight.
Preheat your oven to 180C.
Next, make your crumble by combining the ingredients together with your fingers until they form a crumbly mix.
Place on a lined baking tray and bake for 9-13 minutes, or until golden and slightly crisp.
Allow to cool completely.
In the morning, heat your butter for the caramelised apples in a pan until melted.
Add the apples and cook, stirring often, until softened (around five minutes). Stir in the remaining ingredients and heat for a further few minutes.
Serve the puddings topped with spoonfuls of warm caramelised apples and ginger crumble, then scatter over any toppings and enjoy!