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Only 5 ingredients are needed to make this Strawberry Chia Jam. It's vegan, gluten free, easy to make, pretty darn healthy, and helllooo is ultra delicious! showmetheyummy.com #chiajam #strawberryjam
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Strawberry Chia Jam Recipe

Only 5 ingredients are needed to make this Strawberry Chia Jam. It's vegan, gluten free, easy to make, pretty darn healthy, and helllooo is ultra delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy, naturally sweetened, vegan
Servings: 1 jar
Calories: 468kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth
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Ingredients

  • 1 pint fresh strawberries sliced
  • 2-3 tablespoons agave maple syrup would work too
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Place sliced strawberries and agave into a medium sized sauce pan.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium/medium low heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Directly in the pan, mash strawberries using a fork or a potato masher.
  • Lower heat to low and stir in chia seeds.
  • Cook an additional 5-10 minutes, or until desired texture is reached, again, stirring frequently.
  • Once jam is at the desired consistency, remove from heat and stir in the lemon juice, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt.
  • Add more agave to taste, if necessary.
  • Cool completely before putting into a sealable container and placing in the fridge.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1jar | Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 841mg | Fiber: 21g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 278.4mg | Calcium: 300mg | Iron: 4.6mg