Coconut, Chia, Flax & Hemp Pudding

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Coconut, Chia, Flax & Hemp Pudding

Breakfast is one of my favourite meals of the day, especially when it rolls into a post surf brunch!  

This recipe evolved recently after I found myself really enjoying chia pudding most mornings and decided to experiment with some other nutritious additions. As well as chia seeds, I have been adding golden flax, hemp seeds and shredded coconut for texture. Between them, chia, flax & hemp seeds provide essential omega 3 fatty acids, amino acids, dietary fibre, antioxidants & flavonoids which can help with reducing inflammation, improving brain function, reducing stroke and heart disease risk, boosting gut health, as well as increasing energy levels and helping manage body fat levels. So much to love about them!

Adding kefir in place of some coconut milk can help facilitate the breakdown of the seeds, releasing more nutrients and reducing the anti-nutrients. Using the base of seeds, coconut milk, coconut & vanilla I then add different flavours & tonics depending on what I’m feeling like at the time. At the moment, it's vanilla, ginger & some of our Vitality Elixir but I also love adding turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, black pepper & orange rind for a winter chai sort of blend, or grated pear & cinnamon topped with activated buckwheat.

Coconut, Chia, Flax & Hemp Pudding


We use all organically grown ingredients

INGREDIENTS (serves 3-4 people)

    • 1/2 cup black chia seeds

    • 1/2 cup golden flax seeds

    • 1/3 cup hemp seeds

    • 1/3 cup shredded coconut

    • 1 -2 tsp freshly grated ginger

    • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

    • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk

    • 1 cup coconut water kefir

    • 1-2 tsp honey (optional)


    1. Put dry ingredients in bowl and mix well. 

    2. Add coconut milk, coconut water kefir & vanilla and mix thoroughly.

    3. Pour into large jar or glass container with lid, cover and store in fridge overnight.


    Put a large tablespoon into bowl and top with coconut yoghurt, fresh or frozen berries, pear, figs, kiwifruit & or dragonfruit a little chopped mint and activated nuts or home made granola.

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