Flaxseed Pudding

flaxseed pudding in glass jars topped with fruit and granola.

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Flaxseed pudding is a nutritious way to start your day. It's vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and can be prepared in just 5 minutes. This is a flavorful breakfast that's great for meal prepping!


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  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed (or flaxseed meal)
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a medium size mixing bowl combine ground flaxseed with unsweetened almond milk. Stir that with a wooden spoon until well combined
  2. Next, add in the maple syrup, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract and stir until they're completely mixed in
  3. Set the bowl into the fridge to chill for at least an hour, up to overnight
  4. When you're ready to eat it, scoop out your serving, add your favorite toppings, and enjoy!


  • Ground flaxseed and flaxseed meal are the same thing
  • Use soy milk for a higher protein option
  • Substitute the cocoa powder with peanut butter powder if you don't like chocolate
  • Let this sit at least an hour before eating
  • Divide into individual jars for a more convenient grab and go breakfast
  • Make ahead and enjoy throughout the week, it lasts in the fridge up to 5 days

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