In a bowl, mix together canned coconut milk, sweetener, cocoa powder, peanut butter, and vanilla extract. Set aside.
Add the chia seeds into a different bowl.
Pour in half of the water, stir well with a whisk until the mixture thickened. Add the remaining water, mix again until the chia seeds absorbed all the water. Do not rush!
Slowly add the chocolate coconut mixture and whisk to combine.
Your chia pudding is ready to be eaten and doesn't need to be put into the fridge for hours*.
Serve in jars, top with more peanut butter, fruit, cacao nibs, or coconut chips, if desired. Store leftovers in the fridge. Enjoy!
If you want to make overnight chia pudding, simply put add ingredients (except the chia seeds) to a bowl and whisk until combined. Then add the chia seeds, stir again, cover the bowl and place it into your fridge overnight. Check the recipe notes below.