Easy Strawberry Chia Jam

Need an easy recipe for homemade strawberry jam? This is it.

Easy Strawberry Chia Jam

I wanted to create a recipe that would use a lot of strawberries in a delicious way. Other than being super yummy, homemade strawberry jam is easy to make, only requires a few simple ingredients, and doesn’t require as much sugar as one might think. I cut the sugar way down, which left more strawberry flavor and the perfect amount of tartness. I also added a handful of chia seeds, which gives the jam an amazing texture and a big boost of nutrition (in case you care).

Easy Strawberry Chia JamEasy Strawberry Chia Jam

Easy Strawberry Chia Jam
 
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Need an easy recipe for homemade strawberry jam? This is it.
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups strawberries, hulled
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh orange juice
  • 3-4 Tbsp. granulated sugar, honey or maple syrup
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
Instructions
  1. Place strawberries, orange zest, orange juice and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook 7-8 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk in chia seeds.
  3. Place jam in a pint-sized jar and seal with a lid. Refrigerate overnight.
Notes
*Jam will keep for up to 1 week in the refrigerator.

 

Julie Andrews

I'm Julie - The Gourmet RD - A recipe developer, food photographer, food writer/blogger, chef and registered dietitian. I make healthy food sexy and craveable! Simple, wholesome, delicious recipes from my kitchen to yours.

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