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50 Chia Seed Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind, Not Your Waistline

I love chia seed recipes because so many of them taste like a dessert without all of the forbidden ingredients when trying to be healthy and lose weight. After all, just because we want to be healthier doesn’t mean we stopped loving great tasting dishes! This massive list of 50 Chia Seed Recipes includes so many great recipes like chia seed pudding, chia seed jam, chia seed overnight oats, chia fresca and drinks and so many more!

Aside from these 5 ways to eat more chia seeds daily, keep this list handy to have your favorite chia recipes close by whenever you are craving one.

Of course, other than satisfying our sweet tooth, eating chia seeds regularly has many health benefits you’ll be happy to include in your regular nutrition.

Enjoy this collection, and click on the corresponding image to get the recipe.

collage of chia seed recipes

Easy Jam Recipe with Chia Seeds and Honey

This Easy Jam Recipe is so simple and ready in only ten minutes! This recipe can be made with a variety of fruit including blueberries, cherries, and strawberries. Plus, there is no pectin and the jam is thickened and sweetened naturally with honey and chia seeds making it a healthy option for breakfast!


Grab your favorite hummus because these chia & sesame seed crackers are irresistible! Hummus and dips are only as good as the vessel, right?

Chocolate Almond Chia Pudding Recipe

This chocolate pudding made with chia seeds is super quick to whip up and a great healthy alternative to traditional pudding.

chocolate almond chia pudding in a bowl with almond slivers on top

Layered Berry Overnight Oats Recipe

I could eat overnight oats every morning if I didn’t do carb cycling, and these are so tempting to have frequently. Chia seeds in overnight oats are a must in my book. Like, I want to go put one together RIGHT now for tomorrow.

layered overnight oats in a jar with a bow

No Bake Energy Balls with Chia Seeds

Packed with peanut butter, oats, chocolate chips, flax and chia seeds these energy balls will not disappoint. Protein, healthy nutrition with a little fun all rolled up together for a great on the go snack when you’re hitting your afternoon slump.

energy balls with chia seeds in a bowl

Overnight Chia Seed Pudding Recipe with Maqui Berry Powder

A chia seed pudding that’s both vegan and gluten free. This pudding will be great for your meal prep plan.

overnight oats in 3 jars with a gold plated spoon resting up against one jar

Blueberry Chia Pudding with Fresh Whipped Cream

Feeling like a real treat today? This blueberry chia pudding with fresh whipped cream will brighten the eyes of family and friends alike.

blueberry chia seeds pudding in a clear glass bowl with utensils and green accent mint leaves

Pumpkin Chia Muffins Recipe

Want a delicious muffin not loaded with sugar and fat? These Pumpkin Chia Muffins will fit that bill and curb your Fall pumpkin cravings all in one.

pumpkin chia muffins on a cooling rack

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam

Anything that has fresh strawberries is a-ok in my book. This jam uses 5 simple ingredients with no sugar added.

strawberry chia seed jam on bread on a bread plate

Chia Seed Pudding with Maple Strawberries

This chia seed pudding is perfect for breakfast or a snack. Light and delicious, plus healthy, packed full of fiber, protein, and antioxidants!

chia seed pudding in a glass dish with sliced strawberries on top

Salted Caramel Chia Energy Bites

Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings the healthy way with these Salted Caramel Chia Energy Bites. They’re sweet, all-natural, gluten and dairy free snacks made with oats and chia seeds!

energy balls in a white bowl with chocolate drizzled on top

Pomegranate Chia Popsicles – Vegan and Paleo

Looking for a new way to fuel your muscles after a workout? Make some Pomegranate Chia Popsicles with pomegranate juice – they are full of antioxidants and potassium!

several pomegranate popsicles on a table beside POM juice

Chia Avocado Healthy Chocolate Mousse

It’s always a good day when chocolate can be combined with healthy ingredients for a delicious snack or dessert!

clear dish with chocolate mousse and an avocado beside it

Banana Chia Pudding

A great way to naturally sweeten chia pudding is to use bananas like this recipe.

chia pudding with bananas in a white bowl with a spoon

Coconut Chia Pudding

In my book, anything with coconut is a-ok, you throw some fresh fruit on top and I’m in love.

coconut chia pudding in a glass dish with fresh fruit on top

Savory Chia Oats Bowl

This chia bowl is packed with nutrients and is sure to boost your energy for many hours.

chia oats bowl with green garnish and cashews

Strawberry Coconut Chia Pudding

This chia seed pudding recipe is a creamy delight with strawberries and coconut milk. A delicious start to any day or enjoy as a dessert.

chia pudding with strawberries and coconut in a glass dish

Chia Fresca

Learn how to make Chia Fresca at home! This quick and easy chia drink recipe is the perfect healthy hydration beverage. Made with just chia seeds, lime juice, honey, and a pinch of salt, it’s a natural energy drink you can pull off in a matter of minutes.

chia drink with lime in a glass with straw

Roasted Apple Cider Chia Pudding

This chia pudding is made with warm roasted apples with cider. It is a seasonal twist on a popular breakfast that is quick and easy to make.

chia pudding with apple cider and roasted apples in a glass

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

This easy Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding is quick to put together and delicious to eat! With just a few simple ingredients it’s sure to be a festive staple in your morning breakfast routine!

pumpkin pie chia pudding in a white bowl with almond slivers and cinnamon

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats Recipe

This is my favorite overnight oats recipe! Great for peanut butter lovers!

Peanut butter chia overnight oats in a glass jar with peanut butter drizzled on top

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

This Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding is a healthy dessert that is rich and chocolatey and so delicious!

chocolate chia seed pudding in 2 clear jars with fresh strawberries on top

Coconut Chia Bars

These delicious crunchy bars are sweetened with honey and full of good for you chia seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, raisins, coconut and cinnamon.

coconut chia bars side by side with nuts

Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

Chocolate peanut butter chia pudding is a great healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth!

chocolate peanut butter chia pudding in clear jars with whipped cream topping and chocolate drizzled on top

Vanilla Pineapple Chia Fresca

This simple, gorgeous Vanilla Pineapple Chia Fresca is fruity, refreshing, and surprisingly filling with the added nutritional value of chia seeds!

3 glasses with yellow colored vanilla pineapple chia fresca with garnish on top

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Chia Pudding

This Peanut Butter Chia Pudding tastes like Reese’s in pudding form! Mix it together the night before and wake up to a delicious nourishing breakfast that will start your day off right!

chocolate layered peanut butter chia pudding in 2 glass jars

Pumpkin Chia Pudding – Paleo, Vegan and Low Carb

This Smooth Pumpkin Chia Pudding is such a healthy treat that you can have pumpkin pie flavor all year long! It also works for almost any special diet and can be made extra special for dessert with whipped topping.

3 clear jars filled with pumpkin chia pudding with whipped topping on top

Chocolate Chia Bliss Balls

Fudgy, chocolatey and delicious, these healthy Chocolate Chia Bliss Balls are vegan and paleo! And you only need just FOUR ingredients and a few minutes to make these healthy treats.

chia balls on a white plate

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam – Keto and Low Carb

Strawberry jam thickened with healthy chia seeds, made in 10 minutes with just 4 ingredients!

keto strawberry chia jam

Chia Banana Smoothie

This banana chia smoothie is perfect for breakfast on the go! Healthy, filling and delicious.

banana chia smoothie in a jar with garnishment on top

Low Carb Chia Cookies

A great way to fill your cookie cravings in a healthy way!

low carb chia cookies on a white plate

Decadent Cherry Chocolate Chia Pudding

This chocolate chia pudding is refreshing for a healthy snack or dessert and can be made with any fruit!

cherry cocoa chia pudding in 2 bowls with cherries and vanilla ice cream as garnish

Blood Orange Chia Pudding

This Blood Orange Chia Pudding has so much fruity flavor; it’s the perfect healthy breakfast or snack.

blood orange chia pudding in a glass jar with spoon sitting beside it

Chocolate Coconut and Almond Chia Seed Pudding

This indulgent chocolate chia pudding is completely sugar free and made with real food ingredients to keep you feeling your best!

chocolate coconut almond chia seed pudding in a glass dessert cup with spoon beside it

Vegan Chia Seed Pudding with Stewed Blueberries

This light, creamy vegan chia seed pudding is the perfect healthy breakfast, keeping you full for the entire morning. Make the night before and top with stewed berries and a sprinkle of granola for a grab-and-go breakfast!

chia seed pudding with stewed berries in a white bowl with a wooden spoon beside it

Keto Matcha Chia Pudding

Keto Power Pudding with Chia Seed, MCT & Matcha, perfect for those looking for healthy fats, energy and the thermogenic fat burning effects of MCT & Matcha.

green matcha chia seed pudding in a glass with a dollop of whipped cream on top

Overnight Quinoa Chia Chocolate Breakfast Pudding

This is a great way to add both quinoa and chia seeds into your diet with this yummy breakfast pudding!

quinoa chia seed chocolate pudding in glasses with garnishments of fruit and nuts

Pumpkin Pie Spice Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are such powerhouses of nutrition that I try to incorporate them into our diets often in quick and easy treats and puddings like this Pumpkin Pie Spice Chia Pudding.

pumpkin pie spice chia pudding in a glass with fruit layered and whipped topping

Blueberry Overnight Oats

Blueberry Overnight Oats is a quick breakfast that’s waiting for you in the morning! Healthy ingredients include oats, blueberries, milk, maple syrup, chia seeds and cinnamon!

blueberries in jar with overnight oats

Super Berry Soy Chia Pudding – Vegan, Gluten-Free

Chia is an ancient seed packed with nutrients, including omega-3s, fiber, and protein. Plus, it has the unique ability to create a gel consistency, thus simply stirring it into vanilla-flavored soymilk, with a drizzle of maple syrup for a bit of a sweet touch, can create the most delicious, nutrition chia pudding! Top this Super Berry Soy Chia Pudding with fresh berries for a dessert that’s healthy enough to enjoy for breakfast.

chia pudding with fruit on top in a clear glass container

Creamy Berry Chia Pudding with Almond Milk

This creamy berry pudding with chia seeds is an amazing breakfast, but also a delicious dessert! The kids love it, you can make it for the week ahead, and it’s a healthy on go breakfast or snack.

creamy chia pudding with layers of berries

Easy Dragon Fruit Chia Breakfast Pudding Cups

Enjoy the exotic flavor of dragon fruit in this amazing chia pudding! Perfect for breakfast, a snack, or dessert.

2 glasses of dragon fruit chia pudding

Blueberry Chia Jam

blueberry chia jam in a clear jar

Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding

This seasonal pumpkin chia seed pudding is a nourishing treat all year long! Easy to make, it is delicious for breakfast, lunch, or snack time! This pumpkin chia seed pudding is gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free, dairy-free, and nut-free making it a vegan treat to boot!

clear dishes of pumpkin chia seed pudding

Yogurt Power Bowl with Chia Seeds

This Yogurt Power Bowl is filled with fruit, protein-packed yogurt and chia seeds!

yogurt bowl with coconut chips almonds and chia seeds on top

Blueberry Chia Pancakes

These blueberry and chia seeds pancakes are fluffy, dairy free, and are the perfect breakfast or brunch healthy recipe that the whole family will love!

plate of fluffy chia pancakes with blueberries and almonds

Coconut Chia Pancakes

coconut chia pancakes being cut on a plate

Chocolate Banana Chia Seed Muffins

chocolate chia muffins stacked on a white plate

Pineapple Mango Chia Pudding

3 dishes with pineapple mango chia pudding with coconut flakes on top as garnish

I love the variety these 50 chia recipes have, but you can see that the sweet recipes are among my favorites. This should give you enough recipes to last a few months exploring the different tastes chia seeds can compliment with their nutty flavor.

Tell me, what is your favorite chia seed recipe?

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Sunday 3rd of March 2024

Your article helped me a lot, is there any more related content? Thanks!

Charlene Rountree

Thursday 7th of November 2019

This is so informative. Thank you for sharing!

Stephanie Miller

Saturday 4th of January 2020

Charlene, You're welcome! I hope you will enjoy the recipes!

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