- 2 cups, chopped Berries/Fruit
- 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
- 0.25 cup Maple Syrup
- 2 Tablespoons Chia Seeds
Growing up in Germany the standard breakfast and occasional dinner was a slice (or two) of crusty bread with butter and jam.
It’s safe to say that I love my jams, especially the berry kind.
The only problem with the store bought jams is that they are full of sugar. Too much sugar.
This easy, 4-ingredient chai jam is refined sugar free and will change your life! You can use fresh or frozen fruit. Any fruit you like!
Make The Chia Jam
Add your frozen or fresh fruit to a sauce pan with 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice and heat on medium heat.
If you are using a bigger fruit like mango or apple, be sure to peel and chop first.
Cook for about 4-5 minutes, or until the fruit has softened and it cooked through.
Next, using a cocktail muddler or a potato masher, mash the fruit so it is no longer chunky and remove from the heat.
Next, add 1/4 cup (or more) of maple syrup, depending on how sweet you like it. You can also use honey or agave.
If you are using a sweet fruit like mango, I recommend only adding 2 or 3 Tablespoons of sweetener.
Get a spoon and give it a taste. If you like it more sweet, add more maple syrup.
Next, add 2 tablespoons of chia seeds and mix well. All of the chia seeds should be fully absorbed in the fruit mixture.
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Glad to find you. Since I am into jams very much, I really love the idea to make some with chia seeds. Thank you and have a pleasant day !
This looks amazing! Can’t wait to try it!
I love the thought of not too sweet ( no sugar)
Your home made Raspberry Chia Jam looks so good ! And it takes only 10 minutes to make 🙂
Thank you Joni 🙂
Had a little extra time this morning before work….being Greek we love our fruit spreads with delicious homemade bread…..Tried this out….DELICIOUS….love the tartiness of the raspberries and the chia seeds are such a great addition!!!! Thank you!