I’m a competitive vegan athlete so I need to get in essential proteins, vitamins, and carbohydrates before and after training. This pudding provides about 10 grams of protein plus a healthy dose of B-vitamins, iron, fiber, and healthy carbs and is especially useful before or after your workout. The lush green color might be offsetting for newbies to spirulina, but after you’ve gone green, there’s no going back. Enjoy!
Sweet-n-Raw Spirulina Pudding
Makes 1 individual serving
1 Tbsp Spirulina Powder (Earthrise or Nutrex brands recommended–the cheaper ones have a “fishier” taste)
1-2 Tbsps honey (if you’re a vegan, then agave syrup)
1 Medium banana, overripe
1/2 cup almond milk, oat milk, or soy milk
1 Tbsp chia seeds (provides some Omega III fats. If you wish, can be omitted)
Directions: Combine milk, honey (agave), and chia seeds in a bowl and set aside for 3-4 minutes to gel to a tapioca consistency. Stir a few times to make sure there is no lumping and the mixture is even. Mash banana using a fork until it is without lumps and appears like a thick liquid. Combine the mashed banana with the milk mixture and stir until of even consistency. Gradually add the spirulina and stir (it might stick to the bowl so take your time).
Refrigerate overnight for best results. Serve cold and enjoy!