DifficultyBeginner

I love jam of all kinds but especially blackberry. This jam is crazy easy and only lightly sweetened with maple syrup. Chia seeds act as a thickener and add extra nutrition. It freezes extremely well up to 8 months.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins

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 4 cups Blackberries, chopped strawberries or berry of your choice
 3 tbsp Lemon juice
 3 tbsp Maple syrup or local raw honey
 4 tbsp Chia seeds

1

Place berries in a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat for about 7-10 minutes or until they start to get syrupy

2

Remove from heat and stir in maple syrup and lemon juice. Adjust the maple syrup and lemon juice according to the sweetness of the fruit

3

Add the chia seeds 1 TBSP at a time, stirring well. Allow to thicken up for about 15 minutes or so. Place in glass jars and store in refrigerator for 7-10 days or freeze in glass jars for up to 8 months

Ingredients

 4 cups Blackberries, chopped strawberries or berry of your choice
 3 tbsp Lemon juice
 3 tbsp Maple syrup or local raw honey
 4 tbsp Chia seeds

Directions

1

Place berries in a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat for about 7-10 minutes or until they start to get syrupy

2

Remove from heat and stir in maple syrup and lemon juice. Adjust the maple syrup and lemon juice according to the sweetness of the fruit

3

Add the chia seeds 1 TBSP at a time, stirring well. Allow to thicken up for about 15 minutes or so. Place in glass jars and store in refrigerator for 7-10 days or freeze in glass jars for up to 8 months

Easy Blackberry Chia Jam