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RECIPE: Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Parfait

Updated: Jul 3, 2023


Prep Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 4 hours

Makes 2 servings


1/3 cup chia seeds

2  1/2 Tbs unsweetened cocoa powder

1  1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 Tbs maple syrup

1 banana, mashed plus optional additional slices to top the parfait.

2  1/2 Tbs peanut butter

unsweetened shredded coconut, (optional) to taste

dark chocolate, (optional) to taste



  1. Add chia seeds, cocoa powder, 1 cup of milk, and maple syrup to a mason jar. Shake vigorously to combine. Let sit for 10 minutes, then shake again. Place in refrigerator overnight or for at least 4 hours.

  2. Mash banana and peanut butter together and whisk in 1/4 cup of milk, adding more if needed to make a sauce.

  3. Either stir sauce into chia pudding before serving or layer to make a parfait.

  4. Taste chia pudding for sweetness and adjust accordingly.

  5. Optional: top with some seeds, shredded coconut, dark chocolate chips, your favorite nuts, or additional sliced banana

Note: Play around with your favorite flavors and textures in this recipe. Try different plant-based milks or dairy; try with almond butter, or sunflower seed butter; swap out bananas for blueberries or strawberries; add your favorite nuts for crunch. Nutrition facts do not include optional toppings.

Recipe Source: Living Plate RX


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