Strawberry Chia Jam

A simple way to use up your extra ripe strawberries. Don't let them go to waste! Chia seeds are an easy way to add texture, omega-3s, fiber, protein, calcium, magnesium, and more to almost anything.

strawberry chia seed jam

 

Ingredients:

2 cups ripe strawberries, chopped
2 Tbsp chia seeds
maple syrup to taste (optional - this may depend on the ripeness of your berries)

Directions:

1. Mash your strawberries in a mixing bowl with a potato masher. Leaving some chunks if you prefer chunkier jam.

2. Mix in the chia seeds.

3. Allow to sit for about 20 minutes to allow the chia seeds to absorb the juices and thicken the jam.

4. Optional - you may choose to blend the mixture in your blender if you prefer a smooth consistency.

5. Spread on toast, crackers, waffles, etc. Enjoy!