Scientist and Amateur Chef: Cooking Experiment Part 1

As I mentioned in my last post, I started two experiments last night: frozen yogurt chips and chocolate almond chia seed pudding… Both were a success! The pudding more so than the yogurt chips but I’ll tell you about both anyway:

Yogurt Chips:

  • Buy a flavored yogurt – I used Stonyfield Strawberry Yogurt. Put in a plastic baggy and cut a small hole in the bottom corner of baggy (like you’re about to pipe icing.
  • Get out a plate or baking pan, put parchment paper down.
  • Pipe yogurt chips, about the diameter of a quarter.
  • Put in freezer, let sit overnight!

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I ended up peeling them off and putting them into a bowl, then eating them like that flash frozen ice cream you can get in malls or zoos… Why can’t I remember what that’s called?? It was actually really good and satisfied my sweet tooth but was also kind of crunchy!

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And now for my other experiment, the greater success…

Chia Seed Chocolate Pudding:

  • Put 1/2 cup dry chia seeds in a large glass bowl.
  • Pour 1 cup of chocolate almond milk and 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt into bowl. Mix with whisk.
  • Add 2 tbsp honey and 1 1/4 tsp vanilla extract and whisk thoroughly.
  • Cover tightly with plastic wrap, place in the fridge, chill overnight.

I based this recipe on a few that I found on the internet and made some modifications on what I put in (honey instead of maple syrup, chocolate almond milk instead of regular, etc.)

So delicious!! Really strange texture that I think is most similar to that of rice pudding…

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Much more appetizing than it looks…

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