Mandarin purée with chia seeds

Need a pick me up in the form of a sweet treat? This light delight will keep you feeling bright! Stay happy and healthy, with this colourful dessert recipe: Mandarin pudding purée with chai seeds.

It is citrusy, sweet, and simply delicious! Refreshing and uplifting this vegan dessert is made using our very own YOGI TEA® For the Senses Natural Wellbeing tea. Essential oils help to improve your sense of wellbeing and allow you to pause, breathe and recharge. To discover more about aromatherapy and essential oils please click here. This recipe is quick and easy to prepare, a perfect dish to create with loved ones at home or a wonderful treat for yourself, when you most need a little tender loving care. Colourful, light and bright, we hope you enjoy!


Ingredients for 2 servings

Preparation time: 20 minutes + 1 hour cooling time


  • 4 mandarins
  • 100 ml mandarin juice
  • 150 ml orange juice
  • 2 YOGI TEA® For the Senses Natural Wellbeing tea bags
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp mint leaves




  • Peel the mandarins – removing as much of the bitter white pith as possible – and separate into individual segments.
  • Bring the mandarin and orange juice to the boil. Add the tea bags and leave to steep over a low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags, add the mandarin segments to the juice and once more bring to the boil.
  • Add 4 tbsp of cold water to the cornflour and stir to a paste. Stir into the boiling juice together with the syrup and leave to simmer over a low heat for 2 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove from the heat and leave to cool. Stir in the chia seeds, place into bowls and set to chill for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • Serve garnished with mint leaves.

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