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Homemade Berries- Chia Jam

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I love homemade jams, especially when it is so easy to make, like in this recipe. Unlike traditional canned jam, this recipe comes together in minutes.

How to Serve Chia Jam?

This Chia jam is excellent on toast with or without butter. It’s also fantastic on yogurt, pancakes, and waffles.

Pro Tip!

This recipe works with nearly any juicy fruit: Cherries, peaches, apricots, kiwi, pineapple…you name it! Feel free to customize yours with any other seasonings as well!

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Homemade Berries- Chia Jam

This 10-Minute Chia Jam recipe is super quick and easy to make, thickened with chia (instead of tons of extra sugar), totally delicious, and made with real ingredients.
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Course: Spread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Jan Recipe, Healthy Spread
Servings: 1 cup



  • 2 cups (about 250 grams) frozen mixed berries or frozen strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons (30 grams) granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons black Chia seeds


  • Place a small saucepan over low-medium heat and add the berries.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally until it begins to break down and form a thick syrup (about 10 minutes).
  • Remove from heat and mash the fruits with a fork to desired consistency.
  • Add lemon juice and sugar.
  • Stir in Chia seeds and let stand 5 minutes to thicken.
  • Transfer to a small jar and allow to cool to room temperature before refrigerating.

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Hi, I’m Rachel.

Welcome to my little corner of the internet!

I’m happy you’re here. I am the food blogger behind “Mama Living Abroad.”

In this space, I am sharing flavorful Israeli and Jewish recipes that I love to make and have my family and friends approve. My blog is 100% Kosher.

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