Chia Plum Jam

So recently I've been experimenting with Chia Puddings. For a while I was never a fan of them because I found them to be too slimey and gelatinous without much flavour, but recently I've been making my own and jazzing them up a bit by adding things such as cacao nibs and crushed nuts. While enjoying my breakfast pudding one day, I got thinking about how the consistency of it reminded me of jam and how I really miss the flavours of jam. Now, I know I could easily go out and buy a jar of jam, but I'm not going to support a product that is full of processed refined sugar and is not going to benefit my health. So, naturally, I decided to take on the challenge and try and make my own! And here we are.. simple 2 ingredient whole food friendly jam!



3 red flesh plums

3 tbsp chia seeds


1. Roughly chop plums to remove seed. Place in a saucepan.

2. On medium heat, stew plums in a dash of water with the saucepan lid on. Stirring regularly to prevent burning.

3. Once cooked and soft, puree plums with a stick blender (be careful not to splatter as the mixture is very hot.

4. Once pureed, add in the 3 tbsp of chia seeds and stir well.

5. Allow to cool and become thick.

6. Store in an air tight container in the fridge. Use within 1 week.

I love adding a spoonful on top of my morning bowl of oatmeal but it's also great spread on wholemeal toast or pancakes, added to smoothies, mixed through hot oatmeal or even in a sandwich with some natural peanut butter for a spin on PB&J! Feel free to use any fruit you have on hand.. it's an easy way to use up fruit that may be getting soft. I have also tried using mixed frozen berries in place of the plums and that also tastes delicious! This is a very healthy recipe full of vitamins and minerals. It contains natural, unprocessed whole fruits and whole chia seeds which are a great source of healthy omega 3 fatty acids, protein, fibre and antioxidants. It can be enjoyed all year round and is super kid friendly!

If you make this recipe remember to take a photo and tag @awholesomeserving on Instagram! I'd love to see your creations!

46 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


Follow 'A Wholesome Serving' on IG for daily food inspiration!

Click the icon below to open a new window!

  • A Wholesome Serving