Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam

This recipe for mixed berry chia jam is super simple, packed with omega-3 fatty acids and so much better for you than the sugar-filled, processed jam you can buy at the store. The best part is that you can use almost any berry you like – a mixture of blueberries, cherries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries works great. This jam tastes so good you’ll be tempted to eat it straight from the container as a snack, but you can also spread it on pancakes and biscuits, use it as a topping for oatmeal and yogurt, or make a delicious peanut butter and jelly sandwich — the possibilities are endless!

This recipe was contributed by Brittany Mullins. Brittany is a holistic health coach, certified NASM personal trainer, and has been blogging about healthy living since 2008. She is a lover of all things food, nutrition, and fitness. Through her blog, eatingbirdfood.com, she proves that maintaining a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be a challenge by sharing recipes, fitness activities and tips. On a daily basis she inspires and motivates others by showing that small changes can create long-lasting health and happiness. Brittany can also be found on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram.

Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam

Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam

Yields: 16 servings | Serving Size: 2 tablespoons | Calories: 10 | Previous Points: 0 | Points Plus: 0 | Total Fat: 0 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 259 mg | Carbohydrates: 2 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 1 g | Protein: 2 g |

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mixed berries (frozen or fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Stevia, to taste (optional)

Directions

  1. If using frozen berries, let them thaw.
  2. Place berries and chia seeds into a blender or food processor and pulse until well combined.
  3. Taste and add stevia if necessary. I used 2-3 drops of liquid stevia, but I don’t think it would be necessary with super sweet berries. It just depends on how sweet you want your jam.
  4. Cover the mixture and place in the fridge for about 30-60 minutes to set. Enjoy!
  5. Keep leftovers in a covered container in the fridge. The jam should stay good for at least a week.
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Want to learn more about the benefits of eating chia seeds? Take a look at 3 Reasons to Sing Out for Chia and Superfood Sunday: Chia Seed! You can also check out Top 5 Ultimate Super Foods.

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