This easy homemade Strawberry Chia Jam has only three ingredients. It is low carb and sweetened with only a little agave syrup.
This Strawberry Chia Jam was inspired by my recent eating habits. I have been eating low carb as of late, and strawberries happen to be one of the low carb fruits that I have been enjoying.
Making strawberries into a Strawberry Chia Jam is a great way to use them because they last longer. I have been using flax, hemp, and chia seeds in my meals also. They are high in fiber, so the total net carbs are really low. Chia and flax seeds are also high in omega 3s.
I made a Raspberry Pomegranate Chia Jam awhile back. It was a nice compliment to a Chocolate Pudding that I made with avocado. The jam adds sweetness to the dark chocolaty taste of the pudding. This jam would go well with that pudding as well.
One of the recipes that I used this in is a Peanut Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding. Since it has a similar consistency to chia pudding, it works nicely.
This easy homemade Strawberry Chia Jam has only three ingredients! Click To Tweet
Other Recipes Using Chia Seeds
- Blueberry Lemonade Chia Fresca
- Almond Chia Pudding
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
- Spiced Chia Seed Porridge
I have included two ways to make this Strawberry Chia Jam - raw and cooked. I personally prefer the raw version. To me it tastes fresher and more flavorful.
Maybe it's because I love to eat peanut butter on toast with sliced strawberries or whole raspberries. By cooking the strawberries, you will get a thicker consistency and the strawberries will soften and get a more jam-like consistency.
I don't like to use a lot of sweetener in my chia jams, so you may want to add more if you like a sweeter jam. I personally love the fresh taste of the strawberries.
How to Make This Recipe
Raw version: Mix all ingredients in food processor and let sit.
Cooked version: Heat strawberries and water over medium heat. Cook about 5-10 minutes until strawberries are broken down. Mix in chia seeds and agave syrup. Mash with a fork. Let sit.
How Long Does Chia Jam Last?
This chia jam will last about a week in the fridge.
This vegan chia jam with strawberries takes very little time and requires no canning!
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Strawberry Chia Jam
- 1 ½ cup roughly chopped strawberries
- 3 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon agave syrup
- Raw version: Mix all ingredients in food processor and let sit at least an hour, then serve. Cooked version: Heat strawberries with a tablespoonful of water over medium heat. Cook about 5-10 minutes until strawberries are broken down. Mix in chia seeds and agave syrup. Mash with a fork. Let sit for at least an hour.
*Note: Nutrition information should be considered an estimate only. Different nutrition calculators give you different results.