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Red, White and Blue Chia Parfaits

These chia pudding parfaits are a fantastic quick breakfast, snack or dessert. We’re making them with summer berries for a red, white and blue theme, but you can substitute almost any fruit you like. The parfaits can be made up to two days in advance and stored in the refrigerator for a grab-and-go option!


Serves 4

  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raspberry, strawberry, blackberry or blueberry jam
  • 2 cups blueberries, raspberries or chopped strawberries, or a mix of your favorites


  1. Mix the coconut milk, chia seeds, honey and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Set aside to soak for 20-30 minutes.
  2. When the chia seeds have plumped up and the mixture has the texture of tapioca pudding, you’re ready to make your parfaits. (If you prefer a smoother texture, you can combine all ingredients in a blender and blend for 2-3 minutes at high speed before setting aside for 20-30 minutes.)
  3. In the bottom of each of four Mason jars or deep glasses, spread a layer of 2 tablespoons of jam. Top with a quarter cup of chia pudding.
  4. Layer a quarter cup of berries of your choice onto the chia pudding. Top with another layer of pudding and a final layer of berries.
  5. Eat immediately, or store in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours.