RECIPE: Breakfast Better with Adrian Forte

By BT Toronto

A nourishing breakfast with high-quality dairy protein is key to setting your foundation for the day, giving your body the energy and protein it needs to fuel the morning and prevent the mid-morning crash. TODAY: We’ve invited board member chef Adrian Forte to help us breakfast better and to demonstrate a nutritious, simple and (most importantly) delicious breakfast recipe that you can introduce to your morning routine.

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Chef Adrian’s Lemon Curd Chia Pudding  

(20.25 grams of protein per serving)

Prep Time: 10min

Cook Time: 17min


  • 2 1/2 cup Yogurt (50gs)
  • 1 cup white chia seeds (24gs)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 7 (108g) Graham crackers (7gs)
  • 1/4 tsp (0.25 tsp) or more turmeric
  • 3 tbsp white sugar
  • 5 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter (cubed, cold) Materials
  • Mason Jar
  • Whisk
  • Mixing bowl
  • Food processor
  • Baking tray
  • Parchment


  1. In a mixing bowl add 350ml (1 1/2 cup) yogurt, chia seeds, honey and vanilla and whisk
  2. Add Lemon juice, zest and turmeric and whisk to combine
  3. Pour chia mixture in major jar or ramekin, cover and refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight for best results
  4. Pulse graham cracker in processor until flour-like consistency, add sugar and continue to pulse
  5. Add butter and pulse until mixture becomes a cookie dough consistency
  6. Freeze until dough is completely firm, Once completely frozen add dough to a baking tray lined with parchment and bake for 10-15 mins at 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  7. Sprinkle graham cracker crumble over lemon curd chia pudding and serve

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