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2 Ingredient Raw Vegan Cherry Chia Jam

Raw Vegan Cherry Chia Jam

Raw Vegan Cherry Chia Jam

2 Ingredient Raw Vegan Cherry Chia Jam

This chia jam is such an easy recipe to make. Keep a jar in your fridge. Perfect over desserts or raw cakes. Swirled into banana ice-cream. Or just as is. The chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. Full of fibre, calcium, iron and zinc. Cherries contain vitamin A, calcium, protein and iron. So, this jam is a health kick of note.
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 2 cup Frozen cherries
  • 125 ml Fresh apple juice
  • 2.5 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp Maple syrup (optional)


  • Leave your frozen cherries out, so that they can thaw out completely. Depending on where you are and the room temperature, it could take about an hour.
    Frozen cherries
  • Put the cherries and their thawed out juice in a blender. Add the apple juice and pulse a few times until it is mixed well, but still looks a little chunky. I should have a jam consistency. If you want it smoother, you can blend it up a little more.
    Raw Vegan Chia Jam
  • Put the cherries and apple juice mixture in a bowl. Add the chia seeds and mix well with a spoon. For a sweeter jam, you can add two tablespoons of maple syrup. Let it stand for an hour or three, to thicken up. The chia seeds gives off a lovely gel that will allow the jam to thicken. Spoon the cherry chia jam in a glass container and store in the fridge. Enjoy it on scones, swirl it into banana ice-cream, or in your cereal or even in your smoothies. It even tastes great on its own. Enjoy!

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