Chia seeds are packed with a laundry list of amazing health benefits, and when soaked in liquid they expand to more than four times their original size, giving them a tapioca-like consistency. Yum! Whether you’re trying chia pudding for the first time, or are already as addicted to it as I am, add a few spoonfuls of canned pumpkin to your next batch for a great seasonal variation. Throw in a few spices, and it's a perfect healthy substitute for pumpkin pie! (Well, almost.)

Serves 2

What You'll Need:

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup almond (or skim) milk
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg

What to Do:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or up to overnight (or even a few days!)
  3. Scoop it, garnish, and enjoy!
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