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glass jar of red jam with red polka dot bow and a knife across the top of the jar

Healthy Homemade Jam

  • Author: Whitney Carlson
  • Total Time: 8 hours 3 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


This Healthy Homemade Jam consists of only two ingredients and can be used on sandwiches, on top of toast or pancakes, in Greek yogurt, or anywhere else you normally use jam. Once you realize how simple this recipe is, you’ll never buy jelly from the store again!




  1. Blend the fruit in a blender until smooth
  2. Stir the chia seeds into the pureed fruit until combined (do not blend, just use a spoon)
  3. Pour the jam into an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours


Store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks

  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Time in Refrigerator: 8 hours
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: American