Sunflower Seed Butter & Jelly Chia Pudding Cups

Sunflower seed Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding
Chrystal Carver
Prep time: 2 hrs 5 mins
Calories: 290

These creamy kid-friendly cups are naturally sweetened and loaded with healthy ingredients like chia seeds, fruit and seed butter. To vary the flavor to your liking, use your favorite pureed fruit or no-sugar added fruit preserves. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

Contributor Chrystal Carver is a gluten-free food blogger and author of Sweet & Simple Gluten-Free Baking: Irresistible Classics in 10 Ingredients or Less.

Yields 3 servings


  • 2 cups plain milk of choice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoons pureed raspberries or no-sugar added raspberry preserves
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower seed butter


1In a pint-size jar or a deep bowl, combine milk, vanilla and chia seeds. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or until thick.

2Stir pudding and divide it equally among three 1-cup jars (or containers) with lids.

3Place 1 tablespoon pureed raspberries and 1 tablespoon sunflower seed butter on top of each.

4Secure lids and refrigerate jars up to 3 days before serving.

1 cup contains 290 calories, 17g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 16mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 26g carbohydrates, 5g fiber, 16g sugars, 10g protein.