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Berry Chia Seed Jam

  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Spread
  • Method: Cook, Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


This berry chia seed jam recipe is easy to make, healthy, and packed with antioxidant-rich berries. It’s a tasty spread, dip, and syrup that can be enjoyed with toast, oatmeal, pancakes, baked goods, and so much more. The recipe is vegan, refined sugar-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free. Made with 5 ingredients, one pot, and ready in 20 minutes!


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  • 2 cups fresh or frozen berries (blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 24 tbsp maple syrup (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Add berries and water to a small pot.
  2. Warm the pot over medium heat, cooking for 5-10 minutes while stirring occasionally. As the berries begin to soften, mash them with a fork or spoon until it reaches your desired consistency. The berries will become thick and syrupy.
  3. After, remove from heat. Stir in the chia seeds, maple syrup, lemon juice, and salt. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Transfer the berry chia seed jam to a sealed jar or container. Keep stored in the refrigerator.


  • Use any combination of berries, either fresh or frozen. For example, you can use 1 cup blueberries and 1 cup raspberries.
  • Keep jam stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp
  • Calories: 27 calories
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Fat: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 0.5g

Keywords: berry chia seed jam, blueberry chia jam