It's a Berry Chia Jam party! Pick your favorite flavor & this homemade goodness will be yours in under 5 minutes.
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Berry Chia Jam – Three ways

It's a Berry Chia Jam party! Pick your favorite flavor & this homemade goodness will be yours in 10 minutes or less.
Course Condiment
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Oil-free, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 7
Calories 40kcal
Author Melissa | Vegan Huggs

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blackberries, raspberries or strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon Himalayan salt (or preferred salt)

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan, heat the blackberries over medium heat. Bring to a gentle boil, then reduce heat and gently simmer until the berries soften and break apart, about 2-3 minutes. Stir frequently.
  • Using a fork or potato masher, mash the berries lightly, leaving some pieces. Stir in the maple syrup, lemon juice, vanilla, chia seeds and salt. Cook on low for another 1-2 minutes. The jam will thicken up more when cooled.
  • Remove from heat and let cool. Pour into an air-tight jar. This should last about a week in the fridge.

Notes

*If you'd like it a little sweeter, just add another 1/2 - 1 teaspoon of maple syrup.
 
*If using frozen strawberries, let them thaw for 20-30 minutes. 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 0.2% | Vitamin C: 1.3% | Calcium: 2.4% | Iron: 1.3%