Chia Jam Three Ways (3 Ingredients!)

Lauren Caris Short

By Lauren Caris Short

5 from 1 vote

Homemade jam has never been this easy. No refined sugar, no preserving, no fuss. Just full on fruity flavour and some natural sweetener!

3 Ingredient Chia Jam 3 Ways!

Chia seeds really are the food from heaven, I’m convinced of it. There’s just no end to their usefulness! They pack a healthy punch when added to a smoothie, make the most amazing pudding and now… jam.

3 Ingredient Chia Jam 3 Ways!

This jam is nothing but fresh fruit, some agave nectar (or maple syrup, whatever you have on hand), and chia seeds! Talk about simple. In this recipe, the chia seeds act as a binder, thickening the jam to be just like the thick jelly you buy from the store, without the mountain of sugar.

3 Ingredient Chia Jam 3 Ways!

It lets the fruit shine and do it’s thang, which is just how good, homemade jam should be :)

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Chia Jam Three Ways

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 1 jar



  • 1 Nectarine (approximately 160g)
  • 1 tbsp Agave Nectar or any other natural sweetener
  • 2 tsp Chia Seeds


  • 1 cup Chopped Strawberries
  • 1 tbsp Agave Nectar
  • 2 tsp Chia Seeds


  • 1 cup Blueberries
  • 1 tbsp Agave Nectar
  • 2 tsp Chia Seeds


  • To make each jam, chop the fruit into small chunks and place in a saucepan with the agave syrup. Cook on a low/medium heat until the fruit has broken down and is a soft compote.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the chia seeds.
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes before transferring into a glass jar. Allow to cool completely and store in the fridge for 3-5 days.

Images by Lauren Caris Short.

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  1. I’m making some Mango Chia Jam, using this recipe as my base.
    Thanks so much for sharing such a tremendously simple recipe.
    I’m looking forward to lathering some on my pancakes tomorrow morning. 🙂

  2. I am new to chia jam but have started seeing it pop up occasionally. Your flavor combos look so fabulous!! We picked a ton of blueberries over the weekend and I need to use them up:) Will give your recipe a try!!