Easy Vegan Chia Coconut “Cream”
Facebook0Twitter0Linkedin0Email0X Yummly0 print Easy | Servings: 8 | Ready In: 10 minutes | Yield: about 4 cups This east chia coconut pouring cream is a healthy vegan substitute for traditional dairy cream. This quick, gluten-free recipe is delicious served over Cinnamon Apple Crumble, Broiled Bananas, or used in a Chia Pudding Parfait. Ingredients 3 cups (24 ounces) low-fat Califia Farms Almond Coconut Milk blend (or other plant-based milk) 1/2 cup (96 grams) chia seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract How It’s Done To make the Easy Vegan Coconut Chia “Cream”: Combine everything and stir well. Let sit for at least 10 minutes. It will thicken and become a pourable “cream”. Serve over warm baked fruit or refrigerate for up to 10 days. Yields: About 4 cups Chef Katie’s Tips: Other Non-Dairy Milk: Use your favorite drinking non-dairy milk. More Sweetness: If you want added sweetness, you can add date water (left from soaking dates in warm water), maple syrup, Stevia, or your preferred sweetener. Play with Spices: Cinnamon is an easy go-to spice, but experiment with other sweet spices. Cardamom, nutmeg, ginger and even a Pumpkin Pie spice mix would all taste great! See how it’s done Nutrition Facts Amount Per Serving (1/8 recipe, about 1/2 cup) Calories 84.69 Calories From Fat (58%) 49.15 % Daily Value Total Fat 5.69g 9% Saturated Fat 0.81g 4% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 62.18mg 3% Potassium 55.81mg 2% Total Carbohydrates 6.31g 2% Fiber 5.11g 20% Sugar 0.08g Protein