Fig and Orange Chia Pudding


5 dried figs

1 cup water

2 cup almond milk

1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest

1/2 cup white chia seeds, plus extra to serve

1 cup coconut yoghurt

1/2 cup blueberries

1/2 cup blackberries

2 small fresh figs, cut into wedges

1/2 cup cherries or red seedless grapes

orange zest strips, to serve

Place dried figs in a small bowl with the water and soak for least 2 hours.

Drain the figs and discard liquid.

Blend the drained figs in a processor or blender with almond milk, vanilla paste, syrup and zest until smooth.

Transfer mixture to a bowl; whisk in seeds until combined.

Pour mixture into 4 x 3/4 cup glasses.

Cover; chill for at least 2 hours.

Process yoghurt and half the blueberries until smooth; spoon evenly among glasses.

Serve puddings topped with blackberries, blueberries, fresh figs and cherries.

Sprinkle with extra chia seeds, orange zest strips. Enjoy!
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