Triple Berry Chia Jam

Triple Berry Chia Jam

I have always liked sugar-free jellies, not necessarily because of the saved calories but just because I don’t like my jelly too sweet. I saw a similar version to this chia jam on pinterest and decided why not make my own? Not only does this cut out anything unnecessary having just 3 ingredients (berries, truvia + chia) but it packs a powerhouse of nutrients. The berries are full of vitamins + antioxidants, the truvia is a natural way to sweeten things up and chia seeds hold a massive amount of nutrients (fiber, calcium, omega-3 fats, protein + vitamins) with very little calories.

Close Up Of Jam

Basically, this is the perfect way to kickstart your day and it couldn’t be any easier to make! I like mine mixed in to some plain greek yogurt, in pre-workout smoothies + in steel cut oats but my favorite is on toasted Ezekial Flax Sprouted Whole Grain Bread.

Jam on Ezekial

Here is the nutrition facts for those of you tracking (serving size is 1 tbsp):

Jam Nutrition Facts

Start off by putting 1 lb of mixed berries into a saucepan over medium-high heat. I used frozen ones (blueberries, strawberries + raspberries) because it’s so easy and no prep, but you can also use fresh. Add in 4 packets of truvia (or more if you like it sweeter, you can also use pure maple syrup). As the berries start to heat up, they’ll soften and you can mash them up. I used a tool made for breaking up meat but you can use a potato masher or a fork. Leave a few chunks of berries for some texture but try to get it smooth for the most part. Once everything is “pureed”, let the fruit boil for a few minutes then stir in 1/4 cup chia seeds. Let boil while stirring for about 4 minutes, you’ll notice the chia seeds thickening everything up. Pour into a jar, seal it and store in the fridge!

Triple Berry Jam How To

Triple Berry Chia Jam

Makes 32 (1 tbsp) servings

1 lb of mixed berries

4 packets of truvia

1/4 cup chia seeds

Start off by putting berries into a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add in truvia. As the berries start to heat up, they’ll soften and you can mash them up. I used a tool made for breaking up meat but you can use a potato masher or a fork. Leave a few chunks of berries for some texture but try to get it smooth for the most part. Once everything is “pureed”, let the fruit boil for a few minutes then stir in chia seeds. Let boil while stirring for about 4 minutes, you’ll notice the chia seeds thickening everything up. Pour into a jar, seal it and store in the fridge! 

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21 thoughts on “Triple Berry Chia Jam

  1. Reblogged this on Only Biscotti! and commented:
    A little off the # biscotti path but this blogger really has her priorities right! I would make this jam and add it into one of my berry biscotti recipes for a good punch of flavor. Looks delicious!

      1. My tastebuds are eager to make your recipe, you will be the first to know how they come out! I will blog it as a new recipe “we” made! 🙂

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