Creamy Blueberry Overnight Pudding

Hey everyone, last week I posted this photo on Instagram, the caption said it was warming up and I was enjoying overnight recipes again. Fast forward a few days and it’s now –3 again and snowing, in March, again. So, this may not be the most relevant thing I could post today, but this creamy blueberry dish is my new favourite breakfast. I say blueberry, the photo is of a blueberry one but I’ve also made it with cherries and raspberries which is equally as delicious.  

This breakfast comes in three parts then they all get layered nicely in a jar. The layers consist of a vanilla and almond chia pudding, a layer of dairy free yoghurt and a fruit compote layer.  

I usually make my chia pudding to the ratio of 1tbsp chia seed per 80ml milk. As I need this one to be thicker to hold the weight of the other layers I’m using 1tbsp chia seed per 50ml milk.  

This recipe is dairy free, gluten free, vegan and contains no added sugars.  

Ingredients 

250g dairy free yoghurt 

Chia Pudding:  

  • 4tbsp chia seeds 
  • 200ml almond milk 
  • 1tsp ground almonds  
  • 1tsp vanilla  
  • 1tbsp flaked almonds (optional) 

Compote: 

  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries (or fruit of choice) 

Method 

Chia Pudding: 

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl or jar, stir thoroughly then leave in fridge overnight or at least four hours 

Compote: 

  1. Heat blueberries in a small saucepan on a low heat. If you’re not using frozen berries, add 3tbsp water as well.  
  2. Leave to simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  3. As it starts to thicken up, mash blueberries slightly with a fork, leaving some texture.  
  4. Set aside, leave in a bowl in fridge until cool. 

Assembling Jar: 

  1. Place about a third of the chia pudding in the bottom of the jar as the base layer.  
  2. Proceed to layer the three ingredients on top of one another until the jar is full and/or you run out of mixture.  
  3. Add some fresh fruit or nuts to the top layer to serve.  

Enjoy! 

Until next time,  

Sophie  

To see my overnight breakfast ideas post click here.   



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  1. 18th March 2018 / 2:47 pm

    This looks amazing! Do you know the calories in this? I’m looking for healthy breakfast recipes! X

    • Sophie
      Author
      18th March 2018 / 3:04 pm

      Thank you! I made it the other day with only 3tbsp chia and I believe my cronometer said the recipe was about 350 so it would be around 400 for 4tbsp. You could make the serving smaller if you wanted less calories. This jar is quite big so it actually makes a fairly large serving x

  2. 18th March 2018 / 8:01 pm

    For something healthy, that looks so delicious!

  3. Huda
    18th March 2018 / 8:03 pm

    Yum! I’m in bed of some new breakfast choices and this looks really easy and yummy to make!

  4. 18th March 2018 / 8:08 pm

    I never have time to get breakfast at home so I have some granola and yogurt at work but this sounds much better! I never chia pudding before so would love to try! xx corinne

  5. 18th March 2018 / 8:10 pm

    I’ve always wanted to try overnight breakfasts but they all seem to be oat-based, but I love this alternative! Will definitely be trying it out!

  6. 18th March 2018 / 8:20 pm

    I’ve been wanting to try overnight chia puddings for a while now, and this recipe look really delicious! Especially with cherries! Will have to try it soon 🙂

  7. 18th March 2018 / 8:32 pm

    This looks amazing! I never know what I feel like for breakfast but this looks like something I’d definitely be keen to eat in the mornings. I also love berries so this sounds delicious!

  8. 18th March 2018 / 8:46 pm

    I will have to try this at least once since I see similar recipes all the time. And I’m always tired in the morning so this could be a saver! I’ll bookmark this so I can try it when I have the ingredients :)!

  9. 18th March 2018 / 8:53 pm

    Bloody hell this sounds amazing! I love the sound of doing it with cherry too, cherry is my absolute favourite along with lime and raspberry! Vanilla Chai sounds super tasty and I bet it’s so beautifully creamy with a sharp fruity cut through. NEED to make this!
    Alice Xx

  10. 18th March 2018 / 8:57 pm

    Overnight puddings are the best! Easy to prepare and your future self feels thankful for having something ready in the morning. I love how healthy this recipe is! Thanks for sharing :).

    exquisitely.me

  11. 18th March 2018 / 9:09 pm

    Oh my, this looks amazing! Thank you so much for sharing, your blog is really pretty❤️

  12. 18th March 2018 / 9:14 pm

    This looks so delicious! I’ve always wanted to try one of these overnight jars but didn’t know where to start. I’ll definitely be referring back to your recipe when I get some ingredients in, so thank you for sharing!

    Jenny x

    https://www.theconfessionsofanonlineshopaholic.com

  13. 18th March 2018 / 9:23 pm

    This looks so delicious! I prefer a hot breakfast myself but this is something I’d love to have a go at making! Fab post!
    Ellie | elliekblog.blogspot.co.uk xx

  14. 18th March 2018 / 9:25 pm

    This looks delicious. Great post luv x

  15. 18th March 2018 / 9:36 pm

    This sounds yummy x

  16. 18th March 2018 / 9:36 pm

    This looks so nice and healthy! And very instagram-worthy! Xx

  17. 18th March 2018 / 10:23 pm

    Yum, this looks soooooo good!

  18. Another Little Birdie
    19th March 2018 / 1:07 am

    I’ve never tried making something overnight like this but it seems very interesting! It looks super tasty too

  19. 19th March 2018 / 7:18 am

    I’m incorporating chia seeds into my diet very consciously now because of the many health benefits it offers. A pudding with chia seeds and almond milk would be great for my acidity issues.

  20. 19th March 2018 / 7:37 am

    Yummy! This looks both delicious and healthy!

  21. 19th March 2018 / 5:09 pm

    This is a great recipe Sophie! I’d definitely try making this with raspberries or strawberries. It looks like a great pudding or breakfast for spring and summer x

  22. 19th March 2018 / 5:18 pm

    Oh, my goodness. This looks so delicious! Pretty sure I have all those ingredients to hand so that’s tomorrow’s breakfast sorted! 😉

  23. 19th March 2018 / 5:46 pm

    That looks so yummy and filling! Would be perfect on a warmer day too (fingers crossed that is the last of the snow for a long while).
    Think I will have a go at making this 🙂

    Aimsy xoxo

  24. 19th March 2018 / 5:56 pm

    This looks so delicious and healthy too! Nutritious breakfasts are the best way to kick start the day and help make healthier choices all day. Thank you for sharing the recipe Sophie! xx

    Bexa | http://www.hellobexa.com

  25. 19th March 2018 / 6:00 pm

    I know what I will be making this weekend. Gosh this looks too good not to make, thank you for sharing

  26. 19th March 2018 / 6:06 pm

    How come everytime you upload a new blog post, when I finish reading it, I end up being really hungry! Great post! x

  27. 19th March 2018 / 6:35 pm

    I always think that these types of breakfasts look so nice but I just can’t bring myself to try them! I just stick to my toast/bacon sandwich! Your photos look lovely 🙂

    Laura x

  28. 19th March 2018 / 6:43 pm

    Omg, I see this all the time, but never actually did it. I think it’s time I tried it myself. Looks so tasty

  29. 19th March 2018 / 7:33 pm

    Sounds delicious always looking for breakfast inspiration

  30. 19th March 2018 / 7:41 pm

    This looks delicious and probably easy enough even for me to try it 🙂 I love the idea of cherries, I’m not a huge fan of blueberries (although Flora is) and I find raspberries tend to squish too easily (or maybe I’m just too rough?). Thank you for sharing- and gorgeous photos as always xx

    Lisa | http://www.lisasnotebook.com

  31. 20th March 2018 / 3:40 am

    I wish you had the “like” button, I just want to go on a liking spree on all your recipes! This sounds like a great source of protein. I would’ve never thought to make this tbh but it looks like something I’d berry much enjoy! Thanks for another breakfast option for me

    xx Lena | https://lenadeexo.com

  32. 20th March 2018 / 6:54 pm

    Never actually eaten anything containing chia seeds, but this looks really appetizing! xx

  33. 21st March 2018 / 12:46 pm

    I reaaaaally need to make an overnight pudding of some sort soon! I’ve been putting chia seeds in smoothies but still haven’t made a chia pudding. Will be sure to try this when I do xx

  34. 21st March 2018 / 3:34 pm

    Holy moly!!!

    This looks absolutely amazing!

    I need to make this ^_^!

    Kelly

  35. 2nd April 2018 / 5:58 pm

    This looks great. I love making chia pudding. My favourite is a chocolate chia pudding with coconut milk, cacao, chocolate protein powder, honey and chia seeds.

    Nicola
    http://www.nicshealthylife.co.uk

  36. 3rd April 2018 / 12:59 pm

    This sounds REALLY good. I agree, I bet it’s super yummy with cherries or raspberries too. I think I’d probably opt for cherries out of all 3 but I do love blueberries too.

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