Sunday, 29 November 2015

Blueberry chia jam

If you love jam but don't want the extra added sugars and additives that the shop bought jams have then this jam is just for you. It literally takes five minutes to prepare and tastes amazing. Better still ..there's no need to cook it so you can enjoy it in no time and it's sugar free and guilt free.

Ingredients :

1 cup of fresh or frozen blueberries
1 tablespoon of 100% pure maple syrup
Juice of half a lemon
2 Tablespoons of chia seeds

Method and preparation:

Have the ingredients ready and thaw out the blueberries if you are using frozen ones.

Add the blueberries to a blender.

Add juice of half a lemon.

Add a tablespoon of 100% pure maple syrup

Now blend to the thickness you like .

Once blended for a few seconds pour the mixture into a clean bowl.

Now add 2 tablespoons of chia seeds.

Mix well until all the chia seeds are covered in the mixture.
it will look like this.
See how it is beginning to thicken already!

Now pour the jam into a clean glass jar and let it sit in the fridge to thicken up for about 45 minutes .

Once it has thickened it ready to enjoy straight from the jar or spread on toast, oatmeal, yogurt or anything you desire.
It's healthy jam so feel free to enjoy it without guilt.

This jam will last in the fridge for two weeks :)

serving suggestions:

I hope you try out this recipe and enjoy it :)

Thanks for stopping by.