About Me

Hello and welcome to my blog, Love and Trails! My name is Morgan and I am the author, educator, map creator, chef and inventor around here! Love and Trails was born out of my passion for the outdoors. It is an avenue for me to share my knowledge and skills with others. Through it I hope to inspire others to embark on adventures of their own.


Chocolate Chia Pudding, Camping Desserts

Chocolate Chia Pudding

This is a simple recipe I came up with as a way to consume more chia seeds in the backcountry. First, I love dessert so more dessert is always good. Second, chia has a number of benefits as I have outlined in this post. Most important in my books is the large calorie-to-gram ratio and fiber content. Check it out and let me know what you think!

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding


  • 1/4 Package Instant Chocolate Pudding (26g)
  • 1 Tbs Instant Milk Powder
  • 2 Tbs Chia Seeds
  • 1 Tbs Sliced Almonds (Optional)


    At Home:
  1. Place the Instant Pudding, powdered milk and chia seeds into a ziplock or mylar bag and seal (with an oxygen absorber if appropriate).
  2. Mark the package to add 1/2 cup water
    On the Trail:
  1. Add 1/2 Cup of filtered water and stir, let sit two minutes to set.

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