1/4 large vanilla bean, seed scraped + pods reserved
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 T coconut sugar or brown sugar
pinch of salt
3 T chia seeds
1 T unsweetened coconut
1 T slivered almonds or granola
1/4 C fresh red berries or mango or other fruit of choice.
In blender, combine first 6 ingredients.
In large mixing bowl, add chia, and then pour liquid mixture over top, whisking as you do so.
Allow chia to rest for 15 minutes in refrigerator. To serve, pour 1/4 chia into bottom of serving glass/take-away container, add 1/4 of the coconut, berries, and almonds. Top with 1/4 more of the chia, and add a last layer of berries, almonds, coconut. Serve.
Chia keeps for up to 3 days in sealed glass container in refrigerator (do not layer until ready to serve)