Store-bought jams can contain extra ingredients like preservatives and added sugars. Homemade jam is quick, much tastier, and better for you!

Total Prep Time: 15-20 minutes Makes: about 2 pints

*Remember to buy organic and avoid your food allergies when making this recipe! If you do not know what your food allergies are get them tested soon!

INGREDIENTS:

4 cups organic strawberries
1-2 tablespoons organic lemon juice
4 tablespoons organic maple syrup
4 tablespoons organic chia seeds

DIRECTIONS:

Mash all ingredients together by hand, or use blender.

Leave in fridge for a few hours to thicken. Extra jam can be frozen in jars for up to 3 months.

Enjoy!

*Note: The consistency is not like regular jams – it will be more syrupy. You can also cook the berries down a bit before adding other ingredients instead of leaving raw.