Gluten-Free Smoothie Chia Pudding Parfait (4 Easy Flavour Variations)

Enjoy this easy mix & match chia pudding and smoothie recipe - it will be your go-to refreshing snack or breakfast choice for spring and summer. It’s not only gluten-free, vegan, and healthy; it's also completely customizable. Simply choose your preferred parfait base below and adjust the recipe to your liking. This recipe will inspire you to make the most of those long, sunny days and to get creative in the kitchen. Use your favorite fruits and toppings to add your own unique touch. Imagine all the possibilities! Maybe you can't choose between a tropical coconut and mango pudding or a sweet-tangy berry smoothie. Why not combine them?

Don't forget to invite your loved ones to join in the fun and start filling your jars layer by layer! You will be surprised at the masterpiece you can create using such simple ingredients.

Our tip: Maximize convenience by making multiple servings of chia pudding for meal prep. Simply portion the pudding into individual jars. The pudding will stay good in the fridge for around 5 days. You can then quickly assemble your parfait whenever you like.

Let's get into the recipe!

1 portion

Preparation time: 10 min

Three jars of healthy smoothie and chia pudding parfait with various toppings such as fruit, cereals, granola and nut butter


Chia pudding:

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 60 ml (plant) milk
  • Sweetener of your choice
  • Enhance the flavor with cocoa, vanilla, lemon zest or desiccated coconut


  • 100 ml squeezed orange juice
  • 1 frozen ripe banana
  • Red berries, mango, pineapple, açai, apple or ginger


  • 100 ml yoghurt (Mix with fresh or frozen fruit of your choice)


Topping options:

Homemade compotes, jam, nut butter, spreads, fruit coulis, and your favourite gluten-free Turtle Cereals and Granolas.


Base 1: Chia pudding

In a small bowl, add the milk and chia seeds. Stir until well combined.

Cover and store in the fridge overnight or for at least 4 hours. This allows the chia seeds to expand and the mixture will have a creamy, pudding-like texture.

Base 2: Smoothie

Blend all ingredients for 1 min until smooth.

Base 3: Yoghurt

Mix or blend yoghurt with fresh/frozen fruit and optionally the toppings of your choice.

Assemble the chia pudding:

  • Choose your preferred options for the base (chia pudding, smoothie or yoghurt).
  • In a jar, create layers using each base.
  • Add the toppings of your choice and a generous handful of fruit on top.

Here is some fun and creative inspo:

  1. Yoghurt, raspberries, raspberry jam, Turtle Power Granola Nuts & Seeds
  2. Chocolate spread (or a layer of chia pudding mixed with 1 tsp of cocoa powder), vanilla chia pudding, Turtle Marshmallow Crunchies, blueberries, a dollop of syrup
  3. Chia pudding with lemon zest and desiccated coconut, blackcurrant smoothie, Turtle Cocoa Pillows with Hazelnut Filling, blueberries, some peanut butter
  4. Blueberry coulis, yoghurt, Turtle Multigrain Flakes with Chocolate, a drizzle of honey
Healthy blackcurrant smoothie chia pudding parfait with toppings of blueberries, cereal and peanut butter

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