IBS-Friendly Treats: Chia Pudding Recipe

IBS-Friendly Treats: Chia Pudding Recipe

The Tummy Clinic | February 23rd, 2022


  • 2 cups low-FODMAP milk (such as almond, canned coconut milk or lactose-free milk)
  • 1/2 cup of chia seeds, dry
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, or substitute almond extract, or other desired flavoring
  • Optional: maple syrup to taste


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on high for one minute or until the pudding is creamy.
  2. Transfer to a bowl or individual mason jars. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Serve the chia pudding with your favorite low FODMAP toppings including raspberries, blueberries and some nuts like almonds or pecans.

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