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Strawberry Chia Preserves

Love strawberry preserves? Then make your own Strawberry Chia Preserves at home using fresh picked juicy strawberries and chia seeds instead of pectin.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Chia Preserves
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Ali Randall


  • 2 cups strawberries, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Over medium heat stir the strawberries and honey for about five minutes until softened. Use a masher to mash the softened strawberries. Add the chia seeds and cook for about 15 minutes until the jam is very thick. Remove from heat and add the vanilla extract. Transfer to jam or canning jars. Refrigerate for up to a week.