Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding {Vegan, GF}

This beautiful Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding is refreshing breakfast combo. Vegan and Gluten-Free! | www.vibrantplate.com

What a refreshing combo this beautiful Coconut Milk Mango Chia Seed Pudding!

The other day the doorbell rang in the early evening and the postman delivered an unexpected package – a box full of delicious goodies from Lidl, with Asian-inspired products, marking their Asian Week Offers and celebrating 10 years of business.

This surprise package included soba noodles and also some wasabi-spices nuts, black tea, black sesame seeds, coconut milk and coconut water. I mean, LOVE right there.

Inspired by the delivery, I immediately set to work on my morning breakfast. I went for a refreshing Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding, using coconut milk and coconut water from the Lidl package, but also some other Lidl products, that I happened to have on hand, such as a lovely mango, a passion fruit, a lime, chia seeds, of course, and an extra topping of toasted coconut flakes.

This beautiful Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding is refreshing breakfast combo. Vegan and Gluten-Free! | www.vibrantplate.com

I placed chia seeds in a container and added first coconut milk and coconut water. I used coconut water as well as milk, as the milk itself was a bit dense and I knew the chia seeds will need more liquid. I added a drop of vanilla extract for flavor, mixed everything well and store it in the fridge overnight to soak.

Now, a word of caution. Coconut milk tends to solidify in colder temperatures. I fixed this by giving the container a light steam in the morning and it soon returned to a more liquid state.

You can avoid this, by simply soaking your chia seeds on the counter for about 2 hours and eat immediately. Or eat a denser pudding 🙂

This beautiful Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding is refreshing breakfast combo. Vegan and Gluten-Free! | www.vibrantplate.com

When my chia pudding returned to normal, I peeled and sliced a mango, put it in my blender and added the juice of 1 lime. I blended until smooth and then layered the blended mango and chia pudding in glasses. I topped it off with some saved mango chunks, some toasted coconut flakes and a teaspoon of passion fruit juice (seeds and all).

Now, this is what I call breakfast! This Coconut Milk Chia Pudding is vegan and gluten-free with no added sugars.

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Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding

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Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Total Time:
10 minutes
Yield: 2

Ingredients

  • 30 grams chia seeds
  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • 150 ml coconut water
  • drop of vanilla extract
  • 1 mango
  • 1 lime
  • 1 passion fruit
  • toasted coconut flakes

Instructions

  1. Place chia seeds in a container and add coconut milk, coconut water and a drop of vanilla extract. With a spoon stir until well combined. Close the jar with a lid or with cling film and leave to soak for about 2 hours. You can also refrigerate overnight, but keep in mind your coconut milk will thicken to almost solid and you may need to warm it up to loosen again in the morning (I refrigerated overnight and then in the morning gave it a quick steam bath).
  2. Peel and cut mango into chunks and put into a blender. Save a couple of smaller chunks for topping. Add juice of 1 lime to blender. Blend until smooth and thick.
  3. Assemble your pudding: place a couple of spoons of mango puree, then add a layer of chia pudding and repeat. Top your pudding with the saved mango chunks, passion fruit and toasted coconut. Serve.

Nutrition information (per serving):

Calories: 395.19 kcal
Fat: 25.91 g
Saturated fat: 18.87 g
Carbs: 42.63 g
Protein: 6.77 g
Fiber: 10.56 g
Sugar: 26.51 g
Sodium: 99.58 mg
Trans fat: 0.02 g

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If you want to see more chia pudding recipes, I also have this delicious Chia Pudding with Berries and Blended Oats Recipe.

{This recipe is made with @Lidl Slovenia products}

This beautiful Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding is refreshing breakfast combo. Vegan and Gluten-Free! | www.vibrantplate.com

This beautiful Coconut Milk Mango Chia Pudding is refreshing breakfast combo. Vegan and Gluten-Free! | www.vibrantplate.com

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10 Comment

  1. Karmen says: Reply

    Dear Kristina, what a lovely and beautiful recipe. I already have a big stock of Lidl’s cocos milks. Thanks!

    1. Kristina says: Reply

      Thank you, Karmen! This recipe has become one of our favorites, and Lidl’s coconut milk is delicious 🙂

  2. Your pudding is looking wonderful. Time saving and easy recipe. I will definitely try it. Your dish is looking amazing. Please share some more blog posts for brownies or any vegan dish.

    1. Kristina says: Reply

      Thank you Amanda! I am so glad you like it. More vegan recipes will be coming up for sure, stay tuned 🙂

  3. Laxmi says: Reply

    Made this for friends for our Diwali dinner desert and everyone Loved it!!! It is delicious and so easy to prepare.
    Thank you

    1. Kristina says: Reply

      That’s so good to hear Laxmi! We are happy our dessert pleased everyone and that you had a great dinner! Lots of love!

  4. Laura says: Reply

    This is the prettiest chia pudding I have ever seen! Love love love!

    1. Thanks Laura! On top of that it’s really delicious 🙂

  5. Lizzie Jones says: Reply

    Hello! I was wondering do you use coconut milk from a 400ml can or from a 1litre cartoon? Not sure which one to get! Looks delicious by the way! Can’t wait to make it.

    1. Kristina says: Reply

      Hi Lizzie! We used coconut milk from a can (400 ml)! You’ll want the creamy full fat coconut milk for this recipe.

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