A Valentine’s inspired pudding that is super quick and easy as well as looking and tasting absolutely delicious.  Just remember to refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.  Warning:  it may give you red lips!

Serves 2 

160g small can of coconut cream

350 ml unsweetened almond or cashew milk 

2 tbsp cacao powder 

2 tbsp  cream cheese or cashew butter

2 tbsp maple syrup 

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp strong red food gel or beetroot powder

½ cup chia seeds

Pinch of salt


Whipped cream, berries, marshmallows, chocolate chips.   

  1. Place all ingredients, except the toppings, in a blender and blend on medium speed until creamy and well combined.
  2. Add the mixture to 2 glasses or jars. Stir well and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Swirl on the whipped cream and your choice of toppings.