Raw Blueberry Chia Jam

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This is SO easy and so tasty, you can use any berry or berry combo you like, it’s a great basic to have in the fridge.

Free from refined sugars, rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory omega 3 fatty acids – nourishing for both the brain and the heart!

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This jam is a must to serve with my Gluten Free Orange and Date Scones, or Gluten Free Fruit Spice Bread.

Homemade Berry Chia Jam

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Raw Blueberry Chia Jam

Raw Blueberry Chia Jam.
Raw, dairy free, refined sugar free, full of omega 3 fatty acids.
Makes 1 heaped cup.
Servings 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen blueberries or any other berry
  • 2 tablespoons 100% pure maple syrup or, coconut nectar / ethically sourced raw, wild honey
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste

Instructions

  1. Let the blueberries thaw out a little.
  2. Combine everything in the food processor and blitz till well combined.
  3. Transfer to a glass jar and let set in the fridge for a little, the chia will swell up and give it that jam-like texture.
  4. Spread it on toast or get creative and layer it in a fruit parfait.

Lauren's Notes

If you don't have chia seeds, you can use psyllium husks to swell and bind.

Homemade Berry Chia Jam

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lauren Glucina is a plant-based whole foods Nutritionist, Naturopath and Medical Herbalist. She is a passionate advocate for food as medicine. Lauren has also formally trained as a Raw Foods Chef and has a soft spot for raw treats. 

Lauren is available for Natural & Nutritional Medicine consultations here.