Hey everyone! If you’re on a weight loss journey like I am, you know how important it is to find meals that are not only healthy but also delicious. Today, I’m going to share one of my go-to breakfast recipes that helped me lose over 80 pounds: a high-protein, high-fiber, low-carb matcha chia seed pudding. This pudding is not only nutritious but also super easy to make and perfect for meal prepping. Let’s dive into the recipe!


Ingredients and Their Health Benefits

Before we get into the recipe, let’s take a closer look at the ingredients and their health benefits:

  • Oikos Triple Zero Vanilla Yogurt: This yogurt is a great source of protein, with 15 grams per serving. It’s also fat-free and sugar-free, making it perfect for a low-carb diet.
  • Ora So Lean and So Clean Vanilla Protein Powder: This vegan protein powder adds an extra 21 grams of protein per serving, helping you reach your daily protein goals. It’s also delicious and blends well.
  • Almond Milk (or Coconut Milk): Both almond and coconut milk are low in calories and carbs. They provide a creamy texture and complement the matcha flavor beautifully.
  • Chia Seeds: Packed with fiber, chia seeds help keep you full longer. They also provide omega-3 fatty acids, which are great for heart health.
  • Matcha Powder: Matcha is rich in antioxidants, boosts metabolism, and enhances mood and concentration. Plus, it gives the pudding a lovely green color and a unique flavor.

Recipe: High Protein, High Fiber, Low Carb Matcha Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients:

  • 1 container of Oikos Triple Zero Vanilla Yogurt (5.3 oz)
  • 1 serving of Ora Lean and Clean Vanilla Protein Powder (or your preferred protein powder)
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (or coconut milk)
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons matcha powder

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Base:
    • Start by adding the container of Oikos Triple Zero Vanilla Yogurt to a mixing bowl. This yogurt provides a creamy base with high protein content.
    • Add a scoop of the protein powder to the bowl. This will boost the protein content even further, making this pudding a powerhouse meal.
  2. Add Liquid:
    • Pour in 1/2 cup of almond milk (or coconut milk if you prefer). The milk will help achieve the right pudding consistency while keeping it low in carbs.
  3. Incorporate Chia Seeds and Matcha Powder:
    • Add 3 tablespoons of chia seeds to the mixture. These tiny seeds will absorb the liquid and expand, creating a pudding-like texture.
    • Add 2 teaspoons of matcha powder. This not only enhances the flavor but also packs the pudding with antioxidants.
  4. Mix Well:
    • Whisk the mixture until everything is smooth and well combined. Make sure there are no lumps of protein powder or matcha.
  5. Divide and Chill:
    • Pour the mixture into two serving cups. This recipe makes two servings, each packed with 22 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber.
    • Set the cups in the fridge for about 30 minutes to allow the chia seeds to absorb the liquid and thicken. You can also store these in the fridge for a few days, making them perfect for meal prep.
  6. Serve and Enjoy:
    • After chilling, your matcha chia seed pudding is ready to enjoy! It’s a perfect breakfast or snack that will keep you full and energized.

Health Benefits of This Recipe

This matcha chia seed pudding is a nutritional powerhouse, offering a range of health benefits:

  1. High Protein Content: With 22 grams of protein per serving, this pudding supports muscle maintenance and helps keep you full longer, aiding in weight loss.
  2. High Fiber: Each serving contains 6 grams of fiber, promoting healthy digestion and helping to keep you satisfied.
  3. Low Carb: Ideal for those on a low-carb diet, this pudding helps manage blood sugar levels and supports weight management.
  4. Rich in Antioxidants: Matcha powder is loaded with antioxidants that protect your cells from damage and promote overall health.
  5. Heart Health: Chia seeds provide omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health.
  6. Easy Meal Prep: This recipe is quick to make and can be stored in the fridge for several days, making it a convenient option for busy mornings.

This high-protein, high-fiber, low-carb matcha chia seed pudding is a fantastic addition to your breakfast rotation. Not only is it delicious and easy to make, but it also supports your health and weight loss goals. Give this recipe a try, and you’ll see how enjoyable eating healthy can be. Stay motivated, stay healthy, and enjoy your journey!

matcha chia seed pudding

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High Protein, High Fiber, Low Carb Matcha Chia Seed Pudding

Learn how to make a delicious and healthy matcha chia seed pudding that’s high in protein, high in fiber, and low in carbs. Perfect for weight loss and meal prep!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American, Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Servings 2
Calories 227kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Oikos Triple Zero Vanilla Yogurt 5.3 oz
  • 1 serving Ora Lean and Clean Vanilla Protein Powder or your preferred protein powder
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons matcha powder

Instructions

Prepare the Base:

  • Start by adding the container of Oikos Triple Zero Vanilla Yogurt to a mixing bowl. This yogurt provides a creamy base with high protein content.
  • Add a scoop of the protein powder to the bowl. This will boost the protein content even further, making this pudding a powerhouse meal.

Add Liquid:

  • Pour in 1/2 cup of almond milk (or coconut milk if you prefer). The milk will help achieve the right pudding consistency while keeping it low in carbs.

Incorporate Chia Seeds and Matcha Powder:

  • Add 3 tablespoons of chia seeds to the mixture. These tiny seeds will absorb the liquid and expand, creating a pudding-like texture.
  • Add 2 teaspoons of matcha powder. This not only enhances the flavor but also packs the pudding with antioxidants.

Mix Well:

  • Whisk the mixture until everything is smooth and well combined. Make sure there are no lumps of protein powder or matcha.

Divide and Chill:

  • Pour the mixture into two serving cups. This recipe makes two servings, each packed with 22 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber.
  • Set the cups in the fridge for about 30 minutes to allow the chia seeds to absorb the liquid and thicken. You can also store these in the fridge for a few days, making them perfect for meal prep.

Serve and Enjoy:

  • After chilling, your matcha chia seed pudding is ready to enjoy! It’s a perfect breakfast or snack that will keep you full and energized.

Video

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Nutrition

Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 276mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 214IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 377mg | Iron: 2mg

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