When you have intolerances to certain foods, it can make meal-time and snack-time a little harder. Thankfully, since milk has been an issue for me as long as I remember, I usually know how to get around eating/drinking it and not having an upset stomach. But, thanks to DairyPure Lactose Free Milk I can have a great tasting breakfast or snack with milk in it with no irritation.
With trying to eat healthy, I wanted to make a chia pudding with strawberry milk. Most of the time, when you flavor milk it’s synthetic and not good for you. With this, I used fresh strawberries (frozen would work) and put them in the blender so they were one with the DairyPure milk.
I used Skim/Fat Free DairyPure Lactose Free Milk, but you can also find it i in the dairy case at grocery stores nationwide in whole, 2% reduced fat, and 1% low fat milks.
To make the strawberry chia pudding:
With 3/4 cup milk, I added 1 cup fresh (or frozen) strawberries and mixed them in the blender until the strawberries were thoroughly blended. Once blended, I poured 3/4 c of the strawberry milk into a jar and added about 2.5 Tablespoons of whole chia seeds. I then attached the lid and gave it a good shake. The chia seeds don’t like to get in the wet mixture, so shake them good. Then the jar went into the fridge. 4 hours is about all it needs to make pudding, but I left them in the fridge overnight. If you are awake, give the jar a shake before going to bed to make sure the seeds get mixed up well.
In the morning, I opened it up, topped it with some frozen strawberries (other fruit would work, or even plain) and had a great breakfast. For me, it was good the way it was, but the kids prefer it just a little sweeter, so if you are making it for them, maybe put a little honey on top, or maple syrup to give it just a little sweetness.
DairyPure is the only milk backed by an exclusive Five-Point Purity Promise which means DairyPure milk (including Lactose Free Milk):
- contains no artificial growth hormones
- is tested for antibiotics
- is continually quality tested to ensure purity
- only comes from cows fed a healthy diet
- is cold shipped from your trusted dairy
I’m excited about the possibilities of lactose-free milk and cooking and everything I can do without making something separate for me to eat. And, I’m also excited about more chia pudding!
- ¾ c milk
- 1 c whole fresh or frozen strawberries
- 2.5 T chia seeds
- honey to taste (optional)
- blend milk and strawberries in blender until mixed.
- pour into container with lid
- add 2.5 T chia seeds and place lid on container
- shake vigorously to mix
- place in fridge at least 4 hours or overnight
- top with strawberries and add honey if desired