Chia Seed Jam

Super easy and fresh!


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen fruit (berries, peaches, nectarines, plums)
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds (ground or whole)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • Optional: 2 tablespoons sweetener (agave syrup, honey or maple syrup)



  1. Heat fruit in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the fruit is heated through and begins to break down and bubble a bit.  Use a fork to mash the fruit to your desired consistency.
  2. Stir in the chia seeds and lemon juice.  Add sweetener if desired.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.  Stir to redistribute fruit and seeds.  Place in a container, seal and refrigerate.
  4. Use on toast, over “nice cream”, on oatmeal, etc.