Recipe: Diabetes Friendly – Chocolate, Almond & Chia Seed Pudding

For our second recipe in support of National Diabetes Week, we are targeting someone who is suffering from Type 2 Diabetes who is only taking oral medication and no insulin. This Chocolate, Almond & Chia Seed Pudding recipe modified from Slender Kitchen is low in carbohydrates and high in soluble fibre to reduce the load on the pancreas.

Ready to sweeten the deal? Keep reading!

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (e.g. Almond Breeze or Vitasoy)
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt – use Chobani or YoPro
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • packet Natvia
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp almonds, chopped


  1. Add everything, except the almonds, to a mason jar, bowl, or another container.
  2. Stir together.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, ideally overnight.
  4. Top with almonds and serve.

Looking for more condition-specific recipes for your family? Head over to the recipes tab on our blog page! Or, for tailored assistance managing your diet, get in contact with one of our Accredited Practising Dietitians right away!