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Chia seed jam in a container next to fresh strawberries.
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Easy Chia Seed Jam Recipe

My easy and delicious chia seed jam can be made with various types of fruits. Try it as a spread on my crepes, gluten-free pancakes, and porridge.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chia seed jam, chia seed jam recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 40kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh fruit strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Instructions

  • If using strawberries, nectarines, apricots, etc., slice them into small pieces. No need to do anything to small berries.
  • In a pot on medium heat, add the fruit, maple syrup and lemon juice. Simmer for 5-7 minutes, using your spoon to help the fruit break down.
  • Use a potato masher or immersion blender to puree the fruit, then turn off the heat.
  • Stir in the chia seeds and transfer the jam to a storage container. Place in the refrigerator to cool.

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Notes

  • You can use black or white chia seeds in this recipe, just make sure they're fresh. This is the brand that I use.

Nutrition

Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 114IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg