Blueberry Chia Jam
Blueberry Chia Jam is easy to make, tastes delicious and much lower in sugar than most store bought jams and jellies! Made with just 3 ingredients, it is naturally vegan and Paleo.
Servings: 16 tablespoons
- 3 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen, either will work)
- 3 tbsp chia seeds
- 3 tbsp maple syrup or honey or to taste. If your fruit is sweet enough, leave it out if you like!
In a medium sauce pan, combine the blueberries and maple syrup/honey. Bring to a boil over medium-low heat. Cover and cook until the blueberries start to pop (3-5 minutes). Stir occasionally.
Using a potato masher, crush the berries to your desired texture. If you like a very smooth jam, you can use an immersion blender to puree the berries.
Once the berries are mashed, use a whisk to stir in the chia seeds and turn the heat down to low. Stirring with whisk occasionally to prevent the chia seeds from clumping, cook for 10-13 minutes or until mixture starts to thicken.
Allow jam to cool before transferring it to an air tight container. Store in fridge for up to two weeks.
Serving: 1tbsp | Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg