Raw Orange Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

  • INGREDIENTS 

  • 1/4 cup almonds, soaked overnight, drained and rinsed

  • 1 cup water

  • 3 dates, softened with pits removed

  • 3 oranges

  • 1/3 cup chia seeds

  • Granola for topping if desired (from Raw Transitions)

  • DIRECTIONS

  1. Place almonds and water in high-speed blender. Process until well blended.

  2. Remove to nut milk bag and strain.

  3. Place almond milk back in blender with dates. Blend until very smooth.

  4. Remove the zest from one orange and add to the almond milk date mixture. Segment the insides of the orange and set aside.

  5. Juice the two remaining oranges. Add juice (aproximately 1/2 to 3/4 cup) to the almond milk and zest. Stir.

  6. Add chia seeds, stir. Let set for 20 minutes.

  7. Stir in orange sections that you set aside.

Perfect Fruit Salad

  • INGREDIENTS

  • 2/3 cup fresh orange juice

  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest

  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups cubed fresh pineapple

  • 2 cups Very strawberries, hulled and sliced

  • 3 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced

  • 3 bananas, sliced

  • 2 Very oranges, peeled and sectioned

  • 1 cup seedless grapes

  • 2 cups Very blueberries

    

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring orange juice, lemon juice, brown sugar, orange zest, and lemon zest to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla extract. Set aside to cool.

  2. Layer the fruit in a large, clear glass bowl in this order: pineapple, strawberries, kiwi fruit, bananas, oranges, grapes, and blueberries. Pour the cooled sauce over the fruit. Cover and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours before serving.