How To Make Berry Chia Seed Jam

  • Author: Claire Cary
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: American



  • 2 cups berries of choice (or a mix of several types)
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp honey, maple syrup, or coconut sugar
  • Juice from 1 large lemon (about 2 tbsp)


  1. Add the berries of choice to a pot. 
  2. Cook over medium/low heat until the mixtures starts to bubble and the berries soften. This will be about 10 minutes. 
  3. Use a fork, potato masher, or even an immersion blender to mash the berries. You can leave a few chunks if desired, or mash until no chunks remain. 
  4. Store in an air tight container or weck jar. 


You can use fresh or frozen berries for this recipe. If using fresh, you may need to add 2 tbsp of water to the pan to help the berries melt. 

This recipe will store in the fridge for about 1 week. It can be frozen for 1-2 months. Be sure to defrost in the fridge before serving!

If you don’t have a strong sweet tooth, you can make this recipe without any added sweetener. 

You can use white chia seeds or black chia seeds for this recipe. 


  • Serving Size: 6 servings
  • Calories: 100
  • Sugar: 12.6g
  • Fat: 2.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.7g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 1.7g

Keywords: chia seed jam