5 overnight chia breakfast bowl recipes

Start the day off right with a healthy breakfast infused with the fresh flavor of 100 percent pure essential oils! Instead of grabbing a sugary pastry or drink, fill up on real food with an overnight chia breakfast bowl. We’ve rounded up a handful of chia seed pudding recipes—from traditional to exotic—so you can create a perfect morning!

The best part is that these breakfast bowls are simple and easy. Just prep a few ingredients the night before, let your creation sit in the fridge, and enjoy it the next morning! Be sure to prevent clumps by giving the chia seed pudding a good stir when you take it out to eat or stir it about 30–60 minutes after you put it in the fridge.

 

Lime and Coconut Chia Bowl

Serves: 1

Craving something tropical? We combined lime, coconut, and banana to create paradise in a bowl! 

Ingredients 

  • ½ cup lime yogurt
  • ½ cup coconut almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 drops Lime Vitality™ essential oil
  • Additional yogurt if needed (you can use plain yogurt to reduce the sugar)
  • Suggested toppings: coconut flakes, banana slices

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl or cup, mix yogurt, coconut almond milk, chia seeds, and Lime Vitality.
  2. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  3. Add an extra spoonful of yogurt if needed. 
  4. Add desired toppings and serve cold.

NingXia Red Chia Bowl

Yield:  1

Love NingXia Red®? You’ll love this chia bowl! It’s infused with NingXia Red’s fresh, fruity flavor and everyday benefits to start your morning off right. 

Ingredients 

  • ½ cup NingXia Red
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 drops Tangerine Vitality™ essential oil
  • ½ cup yogurt (if you want a thicker, puddling-like texture)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Suggested toppings: tangerine or orange slices, banana slices

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl or cup, mix NingXia Red, chia seeds, Tangerine Vitality, yogurt, and honey.
  2. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  3. Add desired toppings and serve cold.

Chocolate Wolfberry Chia Bowl

Yield:  1

Treat yourself first thing in the morning with this rich, indulgent, and chocolaty chia bowl! 

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut, almond, or soy milk
  • 4 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder (baking cocoa also works)
  • Dash of pink Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener such as maple syrup, agave, or honey 
  • Suggested toppings: wolfberries, chocolate shavings, coconut flakes 

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl or cup, mix milk, chia seeds, cacao powder, and salt.
  2. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  3. Add desired toppings and serve cold.

Blueberry Lavender Chia Bowl

Yield:  1

Looking for a simple breakfast with sophisticated flavor? This blueberry lavender chia pudding is an elegant treat that doesn’t require hours of hard work.

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup almond or coconut milk
  • ½ cup yogurt 
  • ½ cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 2 drops Lavender Vitality™
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey or another sweetener
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Suggested toppings: blueberries, bananas, roasted almonds 

Instructions

  1. In a blender, blend milk, yogurt, and blueberries until smooth.
  2. Pour mixture into a small bowl or cup and add Lavender Vitality, chia seeds, sweetener, and vanilla extract. Stir until mixed. 
  3. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  4. Add desired toppings and serve cold.

Apple Cinnamon Chia Bowl

Yield:  1

This flavor combination classic is the apple of our eye! It’s just like waking up to Grandma’s homemade oatmeal but way easier.

Ingredients 

  • ½ cup unsweetened almond, coconut, or soy milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 drops Cinnamon Bark Vitality™
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Suggested toppings: diced apple; chopped, toasted pecans; granola

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl or cup, mix milk, chia seeds, maple syrup, Cinnamon Bark Vitality, and vanilla extract. 
  2. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  3. Add desired toppings and serve cold.

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