Recipe: Berry Chia Seed Jam
Try this alternative to the store-bought jellies or jams that are sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup. You’ll love the taste, and benefit from the fiber, vitamins, minerals and heart-healthy omega-3 fats.
Try this simple recipe instead of turning to store-bought jellies or jams sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup. The fresh berries and chia seeds provide lots of fiber. Berries are also rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and chia seeds are packed with omega-3 fats.
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1½ cups fresh berries (blackberries, blueberries, strawberries or raspberries)
3 tablespoons chia seeds
4 tablespoons 100% pure maple syrup
Juice of 1 lemon
Makes 10 servings
Per serving (1 tablespoon):
Total fat 1g
Saturated fat 0g
Trans fat 0g
Total carbohydrate 9g
Dietary fiber 2g