This thick, rich, and chocolaty (and vegan!) pudding is practically health food! It feels like a decadent splurge, but really it's made with wholesome, good-for-you ingredients. And it only takes a couple of minutes to make!
1cupcanned lite coconut milk
1/4cupgood-quality cocoa powder
1tablespoonpure maple syrup + more for a sweeter puddingif desired
2tablespoonssweetened flaked coconut
Add the coconut milk, cocoa powder, and maple syrup to a small bowl. With a whisk, beat well, until all of the cocoa powder is incorporated, about 1 minute. Taste and add more maple syrup for a sweeter pudding, if desired.
Stir in the chia seeds and the salt.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, up to 2 days. Stir. Scoop into individual bowls or cups and top with sweetened flaked coconut.
Keeps refrigerated in an airtight container for 2-3 days.