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5 Minute Berry & Chia Jam

This yummy, sticky berry and chia jam is versatile, delicious and healthy above all! 

Quick and easy Berry Jam

This jam comes together in just 5 minutes, is packed full of antioxidant-rich berries and chia seeds, and requires only 5 ingredients to make. Here to make all your breakfast dreams come true this jam is a great hack for when you want a delicious jammy topping and FAST. Low in sugar and sweetened by berries, this jam is the perfect healthy alternative, ideal for kids, and the best topping for all your breakfast goodies. We love it smeared onto our Gluten Free Vegan Crepes and spooned over our vegan Coconut Oatmeal, with a drizzle of coconut cream.  

Swap out the fruit for any berries you fancy! Spice things up by simmering your berries with star anise, or cinnamon sticks, or add some rosewater to taste after adding in the chia.

Berry and chai jam

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make this using other fruits?

Absolutely! Feel free to substitute in any other berry you fancy, and enjoy!

Can I add other flavours into my jam?

I love adding spices and aromatics to my jam. The raspberry version works wonderfully with a little rosewater added at the end to taste. Add a small piece of star anise or a crushed cardamom pod into the warm fruit for a lovely aromatic note. Remove the spices once the jam has set and they have had time to impart their flavour. Another winning combo is to replace the water in the recipe for orange juice, and add a little orange zest. 

Can I omit the sugar?

You can leave out the sugar entirely, or swap it for honey. 

What can I serve my jam with?

Add your easy jam to these lovely vegan, gluten free crepes, a warm bowl of coconut oats ,  or add it to scones and toast,

 

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5 Minute Berry & Chia Jam


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  • Author: Jess Bunn
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 Serving
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This yummy, sticky berry and chia jam is versatile, delicious and healthy above all! 


Ingredients

Units
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Add the berries and sugar to a pot along with 3 Tbsp water.
  2. Turn the heat to high. Mash a few of the berries with the back of a spoon to help them release their juices.
  3. Cook the berries until oozy and starting to break down. Taste the jam, add the vanilla, and add more sugar if desired.
  4. Stir in the chia and allow the mixture to cool and thicken.
  5. Serve on toast, scones, or swirled through your favourite breakfast!
  • Category: Dips & Sauces
  • Method: Stovetop

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 282.12kcal
  • Sugar: 31.96g
  • Sodium: 5.86mg
  • Fat: 8.01g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.82g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.89g
  • Fiber: 13.8g
  • Protein: 5.23g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
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