Berry Chia Seed Jam
1lb (or about 2 cups chopped) berries
2-4 Tbs honey, maple syrup, or sweetener of choice
3 Tbs chia seeds
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
In a medium sized pot,the chopped berries and honey. over medium until the berries begin to sweat and breakdown. Once it cooks down a bit, the chia seeds and stir well. Bring to a low boil and then simmer over low to medium heat for about 10 minutes. Once it has thickened a bit, remover from heat and let cool for 10-15 minutes.
Use right away or keep in the fridge for 2-3 weeks.
Excellent for adding a boost of nutrition to any recipe calling for jam or on top of toast, in oatmeal or even over ice!
Here is a great link for more information on chia seeds!