Blackberry Jam & Protein Chia Pudding Smoothie

Gluten-free / Paleo / Sugar-free / Vegan

Blackberry Jam & Protein Chia Pudding Smoothie

Prep 20 mins

Cook 3 hours

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1 Smoothie

Our farmer's market finds this week: baskets of fresh blackberries that are irresistibly delicious.And with this many blackberries, we give you a recipe with blackberries 2 ways.First in a fresh blackberry jam and second in smoothie form (of course).The secret to making the best blackberry jam?Fresh blackberries and THAT'S IT. No added sugar. No syrups. Just mashed berries perfect for being sipped up at the bottom of your mason jar.This layered smoothie includes homemade protein chia pudding for an extra boost of superfoods and 21g of plant-based protein.Add one last layer of blackberry smoothie before going crazy with the toppings, and by crazy, a dollop of coconut yogurt, granola, and extra blackberries should do just the trick.Now, we love the look of a layered smoothie, but mixing it all up is the best way to enjoy it.Think blackberry chia jam smoothie all in one.


  • We tout acerola cherries for being high in vitamin C, but blackberries have roughly 30mg of vitamin C per cup.[1]

    For reference, that's half your daily recommended value. Vitamin C plays an important role in immune function, iron absorption, and collagen production.

  • We're all about those plant-based sources of omega-3s so it's no surprise chia seed pudding makes its way into many of our recipes.

    Chia seeds are one of the richest plant-based sources of omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic (ALA), meeting your daily needs with just two teaspoons of seeds.[2]


  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • plant-based vanilla protein
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup frozen zucchini


  1. Prep the chia pudding layer the night prior OR heat the chia mixture on the stovetop for instant chia pudding.
  2. plant-based vanilla protein powder
  3. If making overnight
  4. If making instant
  5. For the smoothie part:
  6. For the bottom layer:
  7. Time to assemble your layered masterpiece.
  8. Pour the mashed blackberries in the bottom of your smoothie glass, this is the first layer.
  9. For the second layer, pour your chia pudding on top of the mashed blackberries.
  10. For the top layer, pour the smoothie in over the chia pudding layer.
  11. COYO coconut yogurt

Nutrition value

  • Calories 360
  • Total Fat 9 g
  • Carbs 46 g
  • Dietary Fiber 16 g
  • Sugars 21 g
  • Protein 27 g