Cranberry Chia Seed Jam

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016

Guess who’s coming to breakfast, lunch, dinner and even afternoon tea? Whether you’re spreading it on a bagel, noshing on a classic PB & J, glazing baked tofu, or breaking for tea and bread, this cranberry jam will bring a tasty, nutrient-rich boost to your spread. Packed with superfood goodness from chia seeds, you’re sure add this quick-and-easy, homemade schmear to every meal.

Homemade Cranberry Jam

Cranberry Chia Seed Jam


3 Tbsp. black chia seeds
12 oz. fresh cranberries
½ cup organic sugar
1 cup water


  1. In a small pot over high heat, bring water and sugar to a boil. Add cranberries and boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and simmer to cool.
  2. Strain water and add softened cranberries to a bowl. Mash with a wooden spoon until you reach your desired texture, making it as chunky or as smooth as you’d like.
  3. Pour mashed cranberries into a jar or glass container and mix in chia seeds.
  4. Place jar in the fridge to let the jam set.
  5. Store refrigerated for about 2 weeks.