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Blueberry Chia Jam


  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: Stovetop

Description

This blueberry chia jam is healthy, sugar-free and ready in just 10 minutes plus you only need 2 ingredients to make it, fruit and chia seeds! Or add the optional pure maple syrup for a sweeter, more traditional jam that’s still refined sugar-free.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen berries of choice such as blueberries, cherries, blackberries, raspberries or a mixture of berries
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • optional sweetener: 1-2 tbsp pure maple syrup, or more to taste

Instructions

  1. Add the frozen berries to a small saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Once the berries have thawed and are starting to break down, use a fork or potato masher to break them down further. This should take 5-6 minutes.
  2. Stir in 2 tbsp of chia seeds and very lightly simmer for a few more minutes. If you’re using sweetener, add it now and adjust taste. Turn the heat off and let sit on the element for 5-10 minutes to thicken.
  3. Spoon into a mason jar and store in the fridge for up to 1 week. It will continue to thicken in the fridge.

Keywords: chia jam, blueberry chia jam, sugar-free jam

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