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chia jam

Strawberry Chia Jam

Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT
A tasty, sweet and healthy whole-food topping for your toast or even on its own!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries (hulled)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp raw honey (or other liquid sweetener of choice, such as real maple syrup or coconut nectar)
  • 1 tsp or 1 squeeze fresh lemon/lime juice

Instructions
 

  • In a small pan over medium heat, combine the berries and citrus juice.
  • As the fruit begins to bubble, mash with the back of a fork for about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Sweeten the mashed fruit with 1 to 2 tablespoons of honey,to your liking.
  • Add the chia seeds and stir, then remove from heat immediately.
  • Let the jam set for about 5 minutes to thicken. Cool and transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate.
  • Jam will last for 2 weeks in the fridge. Enjoy!

Notes

2 tablespoons of jam = 1 serving fruit, or 1 fruit exchange
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