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Blueberry Chia Seed Jam

Blueberry Chia Jam is quick to thicken on your stove-top thanks to the gelling power of nutritious chia seeds. Just three simple wholesome ingredients make this perfect spread for toast or waffles!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberries, chia seeds, dairy free, gluten-free, jam, lowfat, vegetarian
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 56kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 3 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoon maple syrup, pure

Instructions

  • In a medium sauce pan, combine the blueberries and chia seeds. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Cover and cook until the blueberries start to break down and the jam thickens, about ten minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Using a potato masher or large fork, 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, stir in the maple syrup. You may serve the jam warm at this stage!
  • Allow jam to cool before transferring it to an air tight container. Store in fridge for up to two weeks.

Nutrition

Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g