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Coconut chia brown rice pudding is a healthy dessert that is naturally sweetened with maple syrup and coconut sugar. This is an easy dessert recipe for brown rice pudding that everyone will love!
Made with slow digesting carbohydrates, healthy fats and natural sweeteners this coconut chia brown rice pudding recipe makes a great post-workout snack.
- 2 cups cooked brown rice cook according to package directions
- 1 13.5 oz can full-fat unsweetened coconut milk
- 1/4 cup real maple syrup
- 1/4 cup coconut sugar
- 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
- 1/4 cup golden raisins
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries
- 1/4 cup dried cherries
- 2 tsp good quality vanilla extract
- 2 tsp chia seeds white or black
- *Optional toppings: Grassfed Butter Toasted Walnuts
- In a saucepan, over medium-low heat, combine cooked rice, coconut milk, dried fruit maple syrup, coconut sugar, shredded coconut, vanilla and spices.
- Heat through while constantly stirring, until pudding begins to thicken.
- Remove from heat and stir in chia seeds.
- Serve immediately and top with optional toppings.
- This pudding is good reheated, but you may need to a little more coconut or almond milk to achieve a creamier texture.
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