Chia Seed Jam

Number of Servings: 8 (30g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Chia Seed Jam

Chia seeds help provide extra gelling power that most jams rely on boiled sugar to achieve. This easy approach to jam values the flavor of the fruit over the sweetness for a topping you’ll love on toast, stirred into hot cereal, or paired with your favorite nut butter in a sandwich.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup chopped strawberries
  • 1½ Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon

Directions

  1. Combine berries and maple syrup in small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring and mashing fruit gently, until mixture reaches a simmer (12-15 minutes).
  2. Stir in chia seeds and cook, stirring constantly, until jam thickens (5-8 minutes).
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 30g

Amount per serving
Calories 30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 2g Added Sugars 4%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 16.1mg 2%
Iron 0.2mg 0%
Potassium 30mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.6mcg 0%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 2%
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin K 3.3mcg 2%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin B6 0mg 0%
Folate 2.8mcg 1%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.1mcg 0%
Chloride 0.8mg 0%
Pantothenate 0mg 0%
Phosphorus 14.2mg 2%
Iodine 0.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 6.8mg 2%
Zinc 0.1mg 0%
Selenium 0.8mcg 2%
Copper 0mg 0%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Blueberries, Strawberries, Maple Syrup, Chia Seeds, Vanilla Extract, Ground Cinnamon.

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