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Orange Cranberry Chia Seed Jam

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Total time: 15 minutes and refrigeration overnight

Serves: 1 jar, 8 heaping tablespoons
 
Ingredients:
2 cups of cranberries , diced
1 cup water
1/4 cup chia seeds
1/2 cup maple syrup or honey
1 orange, chopped into small bite size pieces

Actions:
1. Place all ingredients except for the orange, into a pot and bring to a boil.
2. Reduce heat to a simmer and stir constantly so the chia seeds do not burn on the bottom of the pot.
3. When the mixture has reduced by half and has thickened, add the orange pieces and stir. Allow to cool and then place in a glass jar and cool completely before placing in the fridge. It is ready to eat, but you can also refrigerate overnight and the jam will be ready to use the next day.

Tips:
This jam goes great on bread rolls, with Roast Chicken or turkey, with crackers, and with Chocolate Cake!

Variations:
1.     Use mulberries for Mulberry Seed Jam.
2.     Use blueberries for Blueberry Chia Seed Jam.
3.     Use blackberries for Blackberry Chia Seed Jam.
4.     Use raspberries for Raspberry Chia Seed Jam.
5.     Use ¼ cup each strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries for Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam.

Benefits:
+ Replacement for jam that has white sugar
+ refined sugar free!
+ Aids digestion
+ Aids weight loss
+ Protein
+ Anti-inflammatory
+ Aids weight loss

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray, the orange addition was inspired by Ginger and Jody Loin.

Photo thanks to Rock’n Raw Photos – Raw and Unedited

This recipe is part of © 2014 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved

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