updated 04/29/2013 AT 6:00 AM ET
•originally published 05/06/2013 AT 6:00 AM ET
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This sweet and sensual chocolate concoction comes courtesy of culinary expert Melissa Costello, creator of Karma Chow. Beware: According to Melissa, this recipe is known to make you feel irresistible. Indulge and enjoy!
Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
½ cup chia seeds
2 cups almond or coconut milk, unsweetened
½ cups cashews
5 pitted dates
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2-3 tablespoons raw cacao powder (depending on your taste)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of salt
Fresh berries for garnish (your choice)
Place chia seeds in a medium-sized glass or metal bowl. Blend remaining ingredients together in a high-powered blender until creamy smooth. Pour over chia seeds. Stir well to combine and let sit for about 10-15 minutes or until pudding thickens. Serve room temperature or refrigerate and serve cold. Top with fresh berries.