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blueberry chia jam

Blueberry Chia Jam

Makes 1 1/2 cups 
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Breakfast, brunch, Dessert, Snack
Keyword: chia, jam, kids, vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Chef Abbie Gellman RD


  • 3 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup chia seeds


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add berries, zest, juice, and syrup. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Lightly mash berries with a spoon.
  • Increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until reduced by half, approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Add chia seeds, continue to boil for 1 minute.
  • Transfer jam to heatproof jars or containers and allow to cool.
  • Cover and keep in refrigerator up to 2 weeks or in freezer up to 3 months.