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Clean Honey Chai Chia Pudding w. Spiced Apples and Star Anise

Perfect for cozy mornings, holiday brunches and breakfast on the go, this chai spiced chia pudding recipe is sure to make it into your regular rotation this winter!

CHIA SEEDS are a great source of plant-based protein, which helps to provide the body with a sustainable source of energy.

RAW LOCAL HONEY contains a variety of antioxidants, which help to prevent cell damage caused by states of oxidative stress.

GALA APPLES contain quercetin, a plant-based nutrient that has been shown to have anti-inflamatory, antiviral and antidepressant qualities.

OAT MILK contains beta-glucans, a soluble fiber that has been shown to help reduce levels of "bad" cholesterol.

Honey Chai Chia Pudding


2 cups chia seeds

8 cups oat milk (unsweetened)

1 cup honey chai simple syrup


Combine all the ingredients and let sit in the fridge overnight.

To serve, spoon into a bowl, top with spiced apple topping and garnish with whole star anise.


Honey Chai Simple Syrup


2 cups loose chai tea

1.5 cups raw local honey

8 cups water


Place the tea and water in an uncovered pot over high heat and let boil for 1 hour.

Then, strain the tea from the liquid and return the liquid to the pot.

Once strained, add the raw local honey and stir over medium heat until honey dissolves into liquid.


Spiced Apple Topping


2 cups gala apple, peeled, 1/4 dice

1/2 tsp duxbury saltworks classic sea salt

1/2 tsp coconut oil

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon


Add the coconut oil, apples, duxbury saltworks classic sea salt and cinnamon to a pan over medium-high heat and stir fry for 5 minutes.

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