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Strawberry Chia Seed Jam

This strawberry chia seed jam is made in 15 minutes using just three simple ingredients - strawberries, chia seeds, and a smidge of maple syrup!
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Snacking in Sneakers

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped strawberries
  • 2-3 tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds

Instructions

  • Place the strawberries in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the strawberries have started to break down and release their juices.
  • Mash the strawberries with the back of a fork or a potato masher. (You can decide how smooth/lumpy you’d like it to be – I like mine with some lumps of strawberries still in there).
  • Stir in the maple syrup, cook for another minute or so, and then remove from heat.
  • Mix in the chia seeds and let sit for 5-10 minutes. The jam will thicken up. Store in the fridge for up to 4-5 days (but trust me, you’ll find yourself wanting to use it on everything!).