How to Make Chia Seed Jam
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Recipe type: How-to Guide
Cuisine: Chia Seed Jam
Serves: Varies
  • Fruit of choice (I used 1 pound of strawberries)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or agave (I used maple syrup)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  1. Prepare your fruit. For my strawberries, I washed them, hulled them, and cut them into really small pieces. I've also made blueberry chia seed jam, and for those, I just washed the blueberries.
  2. Add your fruit and maple syrup or agave to a small pot, and heat on medium for about 10 minutes, or until the fruit starts to liquefy. Once this happens, start to gently smash your fruit. The smoother you want your jam, the more you'll have to mash up the fruit.
  3. Once the fruit has reached your desired consistency, bring it to a boil, and allow to cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add in your chia seeds and stir to combine. Remove from heat and then walk away and come back in 10 minutes - voila, homemade jam!
  5. Allow the jam to cool completely before serving. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Recipe by Vegan Recipes from Cassie Howard at