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Mixed Berry and Chia Jam

Mixed Berry and Chia Jam

In a bid to cut down on refined sugar (really hard when you love baking so much!!) I came across this recipe for a sugar free jam. It’s very easy to make and it tastes really good too.

With this Chia Jam being sugar free it’s a great plus and alternative to regular jam but the mixed berries are great for you too. They have lots of antioxidants, fibre and vitamin C. And then there’s the Chia Seeds. They are full of Omega-3 fatty acids, fibre and protein. So I reckon this little pot of jam is bit of a Superfood!

Mixed Berry and Chia Jam in jar

I have putting it on my Wholemeal Date Scones and I also put on my plain or natural yoghurt for breakfast in the morning.

Mixed Berry and Chia Jam on Scones

Mixed Berry and Chia Jam on yoghurt

Mixed Berry and Chia Jam
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Sugar free jam
Servings
1 jar
Cook Time
15 mins
Servings
1 jar
Cook Time
15 mins
Mixed Berry and Chia Jam
Print Recipe
Sugar free jam
Servings
1 jar
Cook Time
15 mins
Servings
1 jar
Cook Time
15 mins
Instructions
  1. Cook berries in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally for 5 mins or until berries release their juices.
  2. Reduce heat to low and add chia seeds and syrup, cook, stirring occassionally for about 6 minutes or until thickened slightly.
  3. Stir in rind, juice and vanilla seeds and take off the heat.
  4. Allow to cool.
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11 thoughts on “Mixed Berry and Chia Jam

  1. Pinned! How yummy does this look?! Chia jam is all the rage right now and I’ve haven’t ever tried it, so I seriously feel like I’m missing out! 😀

    1. Thanks Lisa. Definitely give a try. It’s so good:)

  2. Yum. I do a similar raspberry one and a blueberry one too. I will have to try this as it looks great. The jams are really yummy on top of yoghurt too. Thanks so much for linking it up to YWF

    1. Thanks Vicki. Really loving it at the moment:)

  3. what a beautiful looking jam! and love that it is made with maple syrup/ rice syrup instead of a heap of sugar

    1. Thanks Jayne. It tastes great even without sugar:)

  4. Oh this is fabulous!
    I love that it only had maple syrup in it and not a lot at that!
    My hubby loves berries, but I wonder if it would work just as well with other fruits? like mango or similar?
    I’ve only been good at making chilli jam, every other jam never set of me or I didn’t want to know after seeing nearly 1kg sugar go into it.
    this is so awesome. Going to pin it to make for later.
    Thanks for linking up to Your Weekly Feed too. x

    1. Thanks Kim. I really love this jam and it’s so easy to make.

  5. This jam looks delicious, Belinda. I’m delightfully surprised that it’s not difficult to make! Pinned and Tweeted. Thanks for partying with us at Snickerdoodle Sunday.

  6. Oooh I need to make some jam! This one sounds so good.

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