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Cranberry Chia Jam (GF, DF, V) - A Dash of Megnut

Cranberry Orange Chia Jam

Cranberry orange chia jam is so incredibly easy to make, you'll want to make it all the time! In fact, it's on the table in under 30 minutes. It's great slathered on a piece of toast or stirred into your morning yogurt. It's gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free, too! 
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Course: Breakfast, Condiments, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 16 servings (2 tbsp each)
Calories: 42kcal
Author: Megan

Ingredients

  • 12 oz fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice (from 1 orange)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp orange zest (from 1 orange)

Instructions

  • Add fresh cranberries, orange juice, water, granulated sugar and salt to a medium pot over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Allow to cook until cranberries start to break down and burst, about an additional 5 minutes. Crush with a spoon to break down the cranberries a bit more.
  • Stir in chia seeds and orange zest.
  • Cook an additional 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat and allow to cook and thicken completely.

Nutrition

Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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