This is a nutritious and filling non dairy panna cotta snack that has just the right amount of sweetness to fix a midafternoon chocolate craving!

Non Dairy Chia Seed Panna Cotta - This is a nutritious and filling non dairy panna cotta snack that has just the right amount of sweetness to fix a midafternoon chocolate craving! Recipe, dessert, snack | pickledplum.com

Non Dairy Chia Seed Panna Cotta

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This little chia seed panna cotta invention is something I tasted a few months back while I was on set filming a TV commercial. Served in clear a plastic cup with a bright red strawberry on top, I couldn’t get over how lovely a combination the crunchy chia seeds made with the creamy vanilla pudding like texture. It wasn’t too sweet but sweet enough to satiate that gigantic sweet tooth of mine. That’s the thing about being on set: the hours are long – up to 16 hours sometimes – so you can’t eat too much carbs or sugar otherwise you will crash in the middle of the afternoon. Preserving energy as well as finding ways to boost it becomes a priority.

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Food blogging can also be draining for the mind and body. I often work 14 hour days shooting dishes, cleaning up pictures, planning menus, creating recipes, nutritional labels and being active on social media. This can take a toll on my energy levels which is why I took the idea from set and made myself non dairy chia see panna cotta at home.

Okay, first of all, they are so easy to make! You only need 15 minutes and 4 ingredients; chia seeds, gelatin, a banana or a few strawberries and a bottle of 1915 Bolthouse Farms™ Organic Protein Beverage. There are three flavors to choose from – coffee, chocolate and vanilla. The vanilla flavor is so good on its own I carry one in my purse whenever I have a busy day running errands to keep my energy up.

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I have paired chocolate and coffee with banana, and vanilla with strawberries for this panna cotta recipe, but you can easily come up your own flavor combination. Bolthouse 1915 beverages are made with simple ingredients and are ORGANIC & NON-GMO. They are also dairy free and made with soy and almond milk, which already have a natural sweetness to them. 

Secondly, they taste good and make for a healthier snack. I make myself a batch at the beginning of the week and will take one out of the fridge whenever I hit that mid-afternoon slump. They instantly give me a boost of energy and allow me to focus better on the tasks ahead. Yummy brain food 🙂

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Lastly, did I mention they are filling yet low in calories? Win win! Each panna cotta has less than 200 calories and is also low in fat. One small panna cotta will keep me full until dinner time which is around 7pm in our house. This is a healthier snack option that is packed with nutritious ingredients. It’s my go to snack when I need to re-energize my batteries!

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Non Dairy Chia Seed Panna Cotta

This is a nutritious and filling non dairy panna cotta snack that has just the right amount of sweetness to fix a midafternoon chocolate craving!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
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Ingredients

  • 354 mililiter 1915 Bolthouse Farms™ organic protein drink (vanilla, chocolate or coffee)
  • 1 banana (finely chopped (to pair with chocolate or coffee flavor))
  • 4 medium strawberries (finely chopped (to pair with vanilla flavor))
  • 6 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon boiling water

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, add protein drink with chia seeds and stir well to separate the seeds.
  2. Add banana or strawberries, depending on what flavor your have chosen, and stir well.
  3. Mix gelatin with boiling water and mix well until gelatin has dissolved. Add to the the protein drink mix.
  4. Pour the mixture into muffins tins or small cups and refrigerate for 6-8 hours.
  5. Using a paring knife, gently run it along the edge of each panna cotta. Over a large plate, flip the muffin tin over and gently shake to make the panna cotta fall from its mold.
  6. Serve with more fruit on top or enjoy it just like that!

Notes

This non dairy panna cotta recipe will keep in the fridge for about 5-7 days.

NOTE: Bolthouse 1915 beverages are available at grocery retailers nationwide such as Walmart, Kroger, Safeway, and more for $3.99

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