Blueberry-Grape Chia Jam

Awesomely tasty. Refreshingly easy. Enjoy this on pancakes, oats, bread, plant-based yogurt, topped with tasty berries…anything that gets you jammin’. This Blueberry-Grape Chia Jam is so simple to make with just 3 ingredients: frozen blueberries, chia seeds & grape juice (not-from-concentrate).

Blueberry-Grape Chia Jam

Makes: About 1/2 cup

Ready In: 5-10 minutes 

Good For: Breakfast

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh (or frozen, thawed) blueberries
  • 3 tsp chia seed
  • 1/3 tbsp of grape juice (not-from-concentrate)
  • 1 tbsp of maple syrup (optional)

Instructions:

No-cook method:

  1. Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl
  2. Cover, and let defrost for about 3 hours, or in the fridge overnight
  3. After blueberries defrost and are nice and plump, mash berries to release extra juices

For a thicker jam, add a bit more chia seed, mix, and let sit for 15 more minutes. For thinner jam, add a tad more juice

 

Cooked method (10 minutes):

  1. Add blueberries and grape-juice to a saucepan and let cook on low-medium heat for 5-10 minutes
  2. Stir occasionally until blueberries start to burst
  3. Mash berries to release extra juices
  4. Remove saucepan from heat
  5. Add maple syrup to taste and stir
  6. Mix in chia seeds and return to boil for 1 minute to make seeds tender

For a thicker jam, add more chia seed. For a thinner jam, add a tad more juice.
Serve warm, or let cool completely and refrigerate.

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