Raspberry Mango Chia Jam

Chia seeds look like raspberry seeds but act like a natural thickener in this quick jam.  They offer fiber and healthy Omega-3 fats while mango provides all of the natural sweetness you need,without any of the refined sugar that you don't.  Make a batch of this sugar-free, kid-approved recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Pancakes, Gluten-Free Coconut Pancakes, and Sweet Rice Bowls.

EASY       Servings: 24      Ready In: 10 minutes


12 oz fresh or frozen raspberries
1 cup water
1/4 cup chia seeds
1 1/2 cup diced mango

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Gather ingredients. 

To make the jam: Place everything in a small pot. Cover, bring to a simmer. 
Simmer about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

Serve over oats, on toast, or just enjoy with a spoon.  Also makes a great filling for Cocoa Thumbprint Cookies.

Chef's Tips: You can use fresh or frozen mango and raspberries, whichever is ripest...or most convenient.

Yields: About 3 cups

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/24 of a recipe (about 2 tbsp)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 24.61
Calories From Fat (27%) 6.67
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0.8g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.08g <1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0.9mg <1%
Potassium 47.91mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 4.17g 1%
Fiber 1.83g 7%
Sugar 2.06g
Protein 0.61g 1%
Calcium 7.5mg <1%
Iron 18.67mg 104%
Vitamin A 116.26IU 2%
Vitamin C 0.31mg <1

Chef Katie Simmons will guide you on to choose a good mango, how to ripen it, and how to cut it. Plus she'll show you how to make Mango Cups for healthy, transportable, compostable, delicious snacking. Recipes and more at: www.plants-rule.com