Brain Healthy Breakfast – Overnight Chia Pudding

Looking for an easy and convenient way to incorporate brain healthy foods into your breakfast rotation? Look no further than this easy overnight chia pudding recipe from our Community Neuroscience Services doctors and staff!

Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are important for brain health and cognitive function. They also provide fiber, antioxidants, and essential minerals like magnesium and calcium. The combination of chia seeds, almond milk, and berries in this recipe provides a nutritious and brain-healthy breakfast that can support cognitive function and overall well-being.

Overnight Chia Pudding


  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener (such as honey or maple syrup)
  • Fresh berries and nuts for topping


  1. In a bowl or jar, combine the chia seeds, almond milk, and sweetener. Stir well to ensure the chia seeds are evenly distributed.
  2. Cover the bowl or jar and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  3. In the morning, give the chia pudding a good stir to break up any clumps.
  4. Serve the chia pudding in a bowl or glass, and top it with fresh berries and a sprinkle of nuts.



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