Red Velvet Swirl Overnight Chia Seeds

You wouldn’t think something that looks so pretty is totally healthy. Today, I made my beet smoothie. I had half of my smoothie for breakfast and the rest I mixed it to this gorgeous red velvet overnight chia seed recipe. So, let’s start blending!


Blended beets


The ready assembled Red Velvet Overnight Chia Seeds




Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 2
Author: Jen Paleracio
  • 1 medium beet peeled
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 13 oz. canned coconut cream
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 4 tablespoons pure maple syrup divided
  • 2 tablespoons dark chocolate shavings
  • 4 medjool dates no preservatives, organic if possible
  1. For the red velvet overnight chia seeds:

    Use a blender, blend the beets, dates, banana and 1 canned coconut cream until smooth. Transfer the blended beets into an airtight container, add the chia seeds and 2 tablespoons maple syrup, stir to mix well. Place in the fridge for 2 hours or for thicker consistency leave it in the refrigerator overnight. 

  2. For the coconut whipped cream:

    Place one canned of coconut cream in a refrigerator overnight. When ready to whip, scoop the top solid part of the coconut cream and place it in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons maple syrup stir to combine. Use a handheld mixer, mix until smooth. Reserve about 2 tablespoons of the coconut whipped cream for toppings. 

    Note: if you want your red velvet a bit sweeter, add more maple syrup.

  3. Assemble your Red Velvet mixture:

    In a glass, layer your red velvet chia seed mixture and coconut whipped cream. Top with the reserved coconut whipped and dark chocolate shavings. 

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