Blueberry Chia Jam

I am very excited about this recipe! I tried it today and it was so easy to make and so delicious!

Chia is a superfood rich in omega-3 fatty acids. The ALA (alpha linolenic fatty acid) that is in chia seeds is the only known essential omega-3 fatty acid that the body can’t produce on its own. Omega -3 is anti-inflammatory and its benefits cover many areas of health, from mental and behavioral health to  Osteoporosis, arthritis and even cancer.

Chia also provides the body with vitamins A, B, E and D and minerals such as calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, niacin, phosphorous, potassium, silicon, sodium, sulphur, thiamine and zinc. Chia seeds are also a wonderful source of protein and fiber. What a gem!!

Happy cooking!!

Blueberry Chia Jam

Ingredients

  • Blueberries, 1 cup
  • Raw Honey, 2 tbsp
  • Chia Seeds, 2 tbsp
  • Water, 1/2 cup
  • Lemon Zets, 1/2 lemon

Steps

 1. Combine berries and water in a small saucepan. Smash using a potato masher, then incorporate the honey and lemon zest.

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 2. Cook over medium heat until they begin to soften and bubble, stirring often. Turn the fire off, mix in the chia seeds and let rest for 5 minutes.

 3. Take the saucepan back to low heat and cook for another 5 minutes stirring constantly until  has thickened.

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 4. Let cool. Transfer to a jar and refrigerate.

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