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Piece of toast topped with blueberry chia jam. Jar of blueberry jam and a mug of coffee in the background.

Blueberry Chia Jam

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Condiments
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This easy chia seed jam is healthy, sugar-free and ready in less than 15 minutes, plus you only need 2 ingredients to make it, berries and chia seeds! Add the maple syrup for a sweeter jam, if you like.


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups frozen berries of choice (280 g of blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, strawberry or a mixture)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds (24 g)
  • 12 tbsp maple syrup, optional for sweeter jam

Instructions

  1. Add the frozen berries to a small saucepan and heat over low to medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thawed and juicy, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Once the berries have thawed, use a fork or potato masher to mash to your desired consistency. 
  3. Stir in 2 tbsp of chia seeds. If you’re using sweetener, add it now and adjust to taste. Turn the heat off and let the pot sit on the element for 5-10 minutes to thicken.
  4. Enjoy right away or transfer to a sealed container and store in the fridge. It will continue thickening in the fridge and will keep for up to 1 week.

Notes

Chia seed jam stores well in the fridge for up to 1 week. It can also be frozen in an ice cube tray then transfered to a freezer bag and stored for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge.

Keywords: chia jam, blueberry chia jam, chia seed jam