Chia seed jam is healthy, delicious and very easy to make! In this recipe we make strawberry chia seed jam, but you can also use blueberries or other red fruits. If you have read the labels of the jams you are ready for, you will see that the sugar has been added. And most of them consist of high-fructose corn syrup, standard corn syrup and the best chance of white sugar. Three different types of unhealthy sugar … Chia seed jam is the opposite. It is very fast and easy to make (takes less than 8 minutes), intensifies the nutrient density and fiber-rich chia seeds naturally. Use pure maple syrup as a sweetener for honey or stevia. We recommend trying your pancake with a gluten-free ricottan pancake. If you haven’t done the recipe yet, try it!
Chia seeds are the edible seeds of Salvia hispanica, a flowering plant found in the Central American mint family, or Salvia columbariae of the southwestern US and Mexico. Chia seeds are oval and gray with black and white spots with a diameter of 1 millimeter in diameter. It has become one of the most popular foods for people who have a high interest in health. It is easy to digest when prepared properly and this is a versatile component that works in various recipes. In addition, they offer important nutrients such as fiber, protein, manganese and calcium along with plenty of antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids.
Chia Seed Using strawberries when making jam. (You can reach the other strawberry recipes here) It can also be made with other fruits. If you use large fruits such as strawberries or apricots, divide them into smaller pieces. If you’re using blueberries or raspberries, you don’t need to slice it, just put it in a pot. Then add a few tablespoons of honey or maple juice and a teaspoon of lemon juice. You can use your spoon to shred the fruits while boiling. If you like your cereal a little more rough, use the potato overwhelming to shred. If you love your jam really smooth, you can also use a hand blender to create a smooth mash. Then add your chia seeds and mix. Since some fruits are more liquid than others, you may need to add more or more chia seeds to achieve your preferred consistency. Chia seed will continue to darken as it cools through the binding of the seeds in your jam. As for our recipe detail.
1 pound strawberries, or other fruit
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp chia seeds
1 tsp lemon juice
- Remove the stems from the strawberries and slice into quarters.
- In a pot on medium heat, add the strawberries, maple syrup and lemon juice. Simmer for 5-7 minutes, using your spoon to help the fruit break down.
- Use a potato masher or hand blender to puree the fruit, then turn off the heat.
- Stir in the chia seeds and transfer the jam to a storage container. Place in the refrigerator to cool.