Easy Blueberry Chia Jam In 10 Minutes

blueberry chia jam

Imagine a delicious spread bursting with the goodness of blueberries and the health benefits of chia seeds. Blueberry chia jam is not only a delightful addition to your morning toast but also a nutritious treat packed with antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids.

Ingredients & Substitutions

Blueberries: Fresh vs. Frozen

For this recipe, you can use either fresh or frozen blueberries. Frozen blueberries are convenient and available year-round.

Using Lemon Juice

A teaspoon of lemon juice adds a tangy twist to the jam and also helps preserve the vibrant color of the blueberries.

Substituting Maple Syrup

If you prefer a sweeter jam, you can add maple syrup. Alternatively, honey or agave nectar can be used as substitutes.

Helpful Tools for Making Chia Jam

To prepare blueberry chia jam, you’ll need a saucepan, a spoon for mashing, and a mason jar for storage. These basic kitchen tools are all you need to whip up this delightful treat.

How to Make Blueberry Chia Jam

In a saucepan on medium heat, add the blueberries and gently mash them to your desired consistency.

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Add lemon juice, chia seeds, and maple syrup (if using).

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Cook on medium-low heat for 2-3 minutes until well combined and heated through.

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Allow the jam to cool for at least 5 minutes. It will thicken as it cools.

blueberry and chia jam

Transfer the jam into a mason jar, seal it, and store it in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for up to three months.

blueberry chia jam recipe

Notes: Feel free to double the ingredients for a larger batch of this delicious chia jam!

Tips & Tricks for Perfect Blueberry Chia Jam

FAQs

How long does blueberry chia jam last?

Blueberry chia jam can be stored in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for up to three months.

Can I use other berries instead of blueberries?

Yes, you can substitute blueberries with strawberries, raspberries, or a mix of berries for different flavors.

Can I skip the maple syrup?

Yes, you can omit the maple syrup or substitute it with honey or agave nectar.

blueberry chia jam

Blueberry Chia Jam

Whip up a batch of Homemade Blueberry Chia Jam using fresh or frozen blueberries, chia seeds, and a hint of lemon juice for a delightful and nutritious spread.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 minutes
8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Spread, Topping, Vegan Basics
Cuisine American
Servings 1 small jar chia jam

Ingredients
  

Chia Jam

  • 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan on medium heat, add blueberries, allow them to heat up and gently mash them to your desired consistency.
  • Next, add your lemon juice, chia seeds, and maple syrup. Cook on medium-low heat for 2-3 minutes until everything is combined and heated through.
  • Allow to cool for at least 5 mins, this jam will thicken quite a bit as it cools.
  • Stir the jam, then add into a mason jar with a lid, and store in the fridge up to 1 week or the freezer for up to 3 months. It's best when fresh out of the fridge. Enjoy!

Notes

Double the ingredients for a bigger jar of delicious chia jam! 🙂
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Conclusion: Why Blueberry Chia Jam is a Must-Try

Blueberry chia jam is not only easy to make but also a nutritious and versatile addition to your breakfast table. With its vibrant color and delightful taste, this homemade jam is sure to become a favorite among health-conscious food enthusiasts.

2 thoughts on “Easy Blueberry Chia Jam In 10 Minutes

  1. Ashley says:

    5 stars
    This chia jam was soooo good! I added to my overnight oats and was a great addition of nutrition

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