Strawberry Chia Seed Jam. If you have 5 ingredients and 2 minutes of your time you can make homemade raw strawberry jam. And let me tell you it is divine. Nothing has ever tasted sweeter. It’s homemade, sugar free and preservative free. All that is included is raw, fresh and natural ingredients. All good for you with no hidden nasties.
If you have never made a raw jam I implore you to have a go. The strawberry chia seed jam will last about 2 to 3 days in the fridge. I say this because you want to eat it fresh for the best results.
– Strawberry chia seed jam is fantastic on fresh hot toast in the morning.
– Serve up with scones and coconut cream.
– Mix a dollop or two into a bowl of banana ice cream.
If you are a big jam fan the strawberry chia seed jam is like an elevated version. It’s less dense, ridiculously sweet and even stranger it’s healthy! A fresh fruit jam that requires no boiling and no pectin. There are more seeds in this raw jam and that has to do with the chia seeds.
– 21% more fibre than flaxseed
– two times more fibre than is found in oatmeal
– two times more omega than walnuts
– three times as more calcium than in cottage cheese
– 68% of the calcium found in a glass of milk
– as much iron as spinach
– 79% of protein found in an egg
– 46% of folate found in orange juice
– gluten free
– boosts energy levels
– can make you feel full
Chia seeds are a fantastic gut cleaner. They expand and create a gel like substance that clears your gut by pulling anything stuck to your gut out with the sticky exterior. It may sound gross but it works like a cheap colonic.
– Add all of the ingredients to a food processor and blend until your desired consistency.
– When you are happy with the consistency pour the strawberry chia seed jam into a jam jar.
– Pop the jam into the fridge and refrigerate for an hour.
– Serve up strawberry chia seed jam for breakfast with fresh hot toast. Or load up a scone with coconut cream. Even better pop a dollop into a bowl of banana ice cream.
- 1 cup of strawberries
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp warm water
- 1 tbsp agave syrup
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- Add all of the ingredients to a food processor and blend until your desired consistency.
- When you are happy with the consistency pour the strawberry chia seed jam into a jam jar.
- Pop the jam into the fridge and refrigerate for an hour.
- Serve up strawberry chia seed jam for breakfast with fresh hot toast.
- Or load up a scone with coconut cream.
- Even better pop a dollop into a bowl of banana ice cream.