Matcha (Green Tea) Chia Seed Pudding

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Looking for a healthy breakfast option? Give this easy matcha chia seed pudding a try! Jam packed with the goodness of matcha green tea and chia seeds, make it your new morning staple.

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Matcha Chia Pudding

This matcha green tea chia pudding is what I’ll have for breakfast or a mid-morning snack when I want something a little healthy.

It does require some planning ahead since it takes at least three hours to have the chia seeds gel together with the milk. I usually make it the night before and let it sit overnight in the fridge.

What is Chia?

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds packed with nutrients and a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, and fiber.

So they’re good for you but really, I like them since they’re nutty in flavor and easy to add as toppings to cereal, yogurt, and smoothies.

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What I Used to Make This Matcha Chia Pudding

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I love easy matcha recipes and this definitely is one.

You only need five ingredients: almond milk, chia seeds, honey, matcha, and salt. Blend everything but the chia seed together.

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Matcha Chia Pudding Recipe Tips

  • I usually sift in matcha for recipes but no need here. The immersion blender made sure everything mixed well.
  • Don’t have an immersion blender? Just use a spoon to stir although you may want to sift the matcha in this case.
  • Although the chia seed pudding comes together in 3 hours in the refrigerator, I like to make it the night before and let it do its thing overnight.
  • The chia seeds tend to settle to the bottom and clump together so I like to stir about 15 minutes after it’s been in the refrigerator.
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Matcha (Green Tea) Chia Seed Pudding

By: Jee Choe
Easy to make chia seed pudding made healthier with matcha green tea.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
Yield: 1 serving


  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon matcha, + more for dusting
  • Pinch of sea salt


  • Mix together almond milk, honey, matcha, and salt. I used an immersion blender to make it easier.
  • In a bowl, pour in chia seeds then the matcha almond milk mixture. Stir to coat chia seeds with the liquid. Refrigerate.
  • About 15 minutes later, stir again to make sure chia seeds are not clumping together. Keep in refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  • Dust the top with matcha before serving.


Calories: 259Carbohydrates: 28gProtein: 8gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 331mgPotassium: 147mgFiber: 13gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 100IUCalcium: 527mgIron: 3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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