Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Pink Pitaya Chia Bowl



It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!


I needed something colourful, and I’ve been wanting to try out Pink Pitaya Powder for a while now! I found it online (with some other colourful natural powders), and decided this was my first experiment.
Needless to say there are more to come, and you’re likely going to have more pink (and blue and red) recipes in the future.


Make Your Meal Even Healthier Tip:

More fruit! More granola! More good stuff. Literally whatever fruit you’ve got on hand, toss it in the bowl. 

Also, you don’t have to have Pink Pitaya Powder to make this, just eliminate it and it’s great…it just won’t be hot pink.


Click through for recipe!…


Makes 1 Large Bowl




– 1/2 cup chia seeds

– 1/2 cup dairy-free milk of your choice

– 2 tbsp maple syrup

– 2 tsp of Pink Pitaya Powder

– 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

TOPPINGS: kiwi, blueberry, granola, help seeds, etc. whatever you’d like!




Place the chia seeds, pitaya powder, dairy-free milk, vanilla and maple syrup in a tightly sealed container, and shake vigorously for at least a minute.

Place in the fridge overnight (give it a shake once or twice if you can before going to bed to make sure the ingredients are well mixed, and the chia doesn’t clump).


In the morning, place into bowl and layer on the toppings! 

(I also sprinkled it with a bit of extra powder to make it pretty – if you’re trying to impress yourself, or others.)





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photos and recipe by: Christine McAvoy