This is an amazingly healthy raw blueberry jam recipe.
Blueberries are now in season and have many health benefits.
They contained antioxidants called anthocyanins, which are the compounds that give them the blue color. These anthocyanins help regulate the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory systems in our bodies.
Now, a study in China suggests that anthocyanins may also have heart health benefits. Blueberries are fast becoming champions when it comes to their antioxidant and cancer preventing properties. Combine them with chia seeds and you have a potent recipe!
So step in and make your own raw blueberry jam, you will control the ingredients and know it is not packed with artificial sweeteners that are bad for you.
This recipe is a fast one and once you have all the ingredients it will take less than 10 minutes to make.
Note: This recipe is soy free, gluten free, refined sugar free and pectin free.
Raw blueberry jam recipe:
4 cup fresh blueberries
2 Tbsp of raw honey
2 Tbsp chia seeds
How to make:
Soak the chia seeds in 4 Tbsp of filtered water for 1o minutes
Mix all the ingredients for 3 to 4 minutes using a blender.
The chia gel will give the jam texture.
How to store:
Keep refrigerated: Good for up to 2 weeks.
Keeps 6 months frozen.
Note: This jam is perfect on fruit bowls, toast and sorbets. It works as a freezer jam, but not for canning.
Why not make a fresh batch once a week with seasonal fruits?
This recipe makes about 4 cups.
We recommend Living Tree Community Foods as a good source for raw honey and chia seeds.
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