Cranberry orange chia seed jam

Holy moly how awesome is this cranberry orange chia seed jam. I got about 2 lbs of organic cranberries this week and I just put them to use. What a great choice to make this chia seed jam.

Cranberry orange chia seed jam- Gluten free and vegan

I must confess that cranberries are tart and that they may not appeal to some people but even still I ventured to make this cranberry orange chia seed jam which I sweetened with maple syrup. It didn’t end up to tart at all. Just perfect for my taste buds. If you think your chia seed jam is not too sweet when making it just add a tad more of maple syrup.

I have not bought marmalade or jam of any kind of preserve in ages. Since I have been making chia seed jam there is not need. So easy, healthy and convenient. If you haven’t tried to make you own chia seed jam before I suggest you do. You are truly missing out.

If you are looking for more chia seed recipes I also have other chia seed jam recipes in the blog. Just go under the chia seed ingredients under the recipe tab to find other variations. I hope you like this one because I have come up with the easiest appetizer perfect for Thanksgiving that I will be posting on Wednesday using this jam. Stay tuned for that one because it is truly the bomb.


Cranberry orange chia seed jam- Gluten free and vegan


Cranberry orange chia seed jam

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 8 oz

Total Time: 15 minutes



In a medium sauce pan add all the ingredients except the chia seed. Cook over medium to low heat stirring occasionally until the cranberries begin to break, about 7-8 minutes. Turn the heat off and with a potato masher or the back of a fork brake some of the cranberries that haven't split leaving a few untouched.

Set the pan aside to cool. When the mixture has cooled add the chia seeds and combine. Transfer the mixture to a 8 oz mason jar. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


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  1. Love the fruity pineapple flavor in these!! I’d be popping these like they were candy (Even though they’re arguably BETTER than candy!)

  2. Energy balls are a staple in our house. Love these made with tropical fruits.

  3. As a runner and mom, I’m very excited to see these. I just recently discovered your site and I look forward to further perusing… :)

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  5. Do you think dried chucks of pineapple would work? I have those though i don’t have cashews but I have to go to the store anyways

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