Easy Blueberry Jam

Another week, another great Healthy Food Friday with American Express! This month we’re celebrating Summer fun, and what better than to celebrate with a healthy kid-friendly jam that can be topped or spread on everything! Ice cream, crepes, oatmeal, muffins, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, toast, or even have a spoonful plain!

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Blueberries are a superfood that I simply cannot get enough of. When they are back in season I stock up weekly and when they’re just about to go out of season, I freeze a bunch for smoothies and muffins!

Say good-bye to store-bought jam loaded with preservatives and sugars. You are going to be amazed at how quickly this jam comes together, and how thick it gets! I give the credit to the chia seeds, a super healthy seed used as the thickener! 

Easyblueberryjam4Perfectly spreadable healthy jam! Easy as that, in under 30 minutes!Easyblueberryjam

Easy Blueberry Jam
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups fresh organic blueberries
  2. 2 tbsp raw honey
  3. 2 tbsp lemon juice
  4. 2 tbsp chia seeds
Instructions
  1. 1. Coat blueberries with raw honey
  2. 2. Transfer coated blueberries to a pot and add lemon juice
  3. 3. Heat over medium/low heat until blueberries are soft and bubbling (5 minutes)
  4. 4. Lightly smash blueberries and reduce heat slightly
  5. 5. Add in chia seeds and mix to combine
  6. 6. Bring heat back to medium/low and let bubble (but not burn) until jam thickens (another 5 or so minutes)
  7. 7. Turn heat off and let cool for 5-10 minutes before transferring to jars
  8. 8. Store in fridge for up to 2 weeks
Lexi's Clean Kitchen http://lexiscleankitchen.com/
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 What is your favorite flavor jam and what do you spread it on?

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