Acai Berry Jam

Acai Berry Jam

This jam acts just like boysenberry preserves, yet is dense with nutrition, low in sugar, full of whole superfoods, and completely unprocessed. Featuring two all-star superfoods – acai and chia – it’s a fantastic way to sneak extra antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and vital micronutrients into any diet. Acai’s soft berry flavor results in a mild-tasting jam, which is as versatile as it is delicious. For a stronger fruity taste, mix in ¼ cup muddled fresh berries (like strawberries or blackberries) before serving. Use on bread, with muffins, on top of desserts, or enjoy a spoonful solo with zero guilt!

INGREDIENTS:
2 Tbsp chia seeds
½ cup apple juice (fresh is best)
2 Tbsp acai powder
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1 Tbsp lemon juice
stevia (optional)

DIRECTIONS:
Mix together the chia seeds with the apple juice in a small bowl or glass. Allow to sit for 20 – 30 minutes, stirring once. After the chia has gelatinized, mix in the acai powder, maple syrup, and lemon juice. Add in a touch of stevia for additional sweetness, if desired. For best results, allow mixture to set for 30 minutes before serving. Will keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks.

Makes 2/3 cup.

Healthy benefits: antioxidants, fiber, Omega fats, protein, vitamins, minerals, low sugar, low calories
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11 responses to “Acai Berry Jam”

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  2. acaiberrytrial

    Very good recipe. I am feeling greedy to taste it. Definitely going to try it soon.
    Thanks for the great procedure of making acai berry jam.

  3. Shannon

    this was delicious, thanks for the recipe!!!

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    This sounds like a very good recipe. Love to cook. Will have to try it out.

  6. Acai Berry Free Trial

    Awesome recipe-perhaps the addition of more lemon to create a tang/bite to the jam off set by the sweetness of the stevia could be attempted?

    http://www.acaiberriesweightloss.org/acai-berry-free-trial/

  7. Kari

    So good! Yes, yes, and yes to the sprouted bread (I used cinnamon raisin), coconut butter, and acai berry jam!

  8. Lisa

    Amazing and very unique recipe. I can’t wait to try. BTW I love your sunny Calif. house & you look so Calif. healthy!

  9. ndrew

    Thanks will be making it again!

  10. Jane

    Just come across this recipe….have tried making jam in the past – disaster – but I will try again, this sounds delicious.

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