Featured Recipes

Thai Sesame Chicken Bites
Super easy Cheap
Chicken mince or breast, Bread Crumbs, Fresh cilantro, Thai sweet chilli, Fresh ginger, Sesame seeds

See Thai Sesame Chicken Bites Recipe

Apple and Pear Salad
Super easy Fairly cheap
apple, quartered (175g), pear, quartered (235g), celery stick, cut into pieces, chopped cabbage, onion, lemon juice, plain yogurt, Mayo, raisins/craisins, walnuts/pecans (optional), salt, pepper, parsley or cilantro

See Apple and Pear Salad Recipe

Italian Tartlets
Super easy Cheap
Plain flour, Parmesan, Italian herbs, butter chilled, pesto, fetta, Cherry tomatoes halves

See Italian Tartlets Recipe

Japanese Salad Dressing
Super easy Cheap
Onioin, Carrot, Garlic, Umeboshi plums, Grapeseed or rice bran oil, Rice wine vinegar, Tahini, Tamari, Salt and pepper to taste

See Japanese Salad Dressing Recipe

Caulifower and Red Lentil Soup
Super easy Cheap
Onion, Garlic, Cauliflower, Olive oil, ginger, Carrots, Ground Corriander, Ground Tumeric, Water, Vegetable Stock Concentrate

See Caulifower and Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Chia seed jam


This jam will rival any store bought jam! Chia jam is so much nicer, contains healthier ingredients and won't spike those sugar levels.

Super easy

Chia seed jam
Preparation time
Cooking time


For 1 Batch(es)

chia seed jam

  • 450 grams fresh or frozen raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, etc
  • 60 grams maple syrup (use 60-80g, depending on taste)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Chia seed jam Directions

  1. Weigh berries and 60gms of the maple syrup into mixing bowl, place m/c in lid and heat 5 min/60ºc/speed 2
  2. Keep m/c in and blend 6 seconds/speed 5 to break up fruit
  3. Add chia seeds, place m/c in lid and mix for few seconds on speed 2 to incorporate the seeds, then simmer 15min/90ºc/speed 1-1.5
  4. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, add the vanilla, and more syrup to taste, if desired and mix for 10 sec/speed 2
  5. Pour jam into an air-tight container or jar and store in the fridge for 1-2 weeks

Recipe notes

This jam will thicken up even more as it cools

Enjoy on toast, pancakes, oatmeal, bars/cookies, banana bread, nice cream and more!

Use whatever berries or fruit you prefer!

Tip: Strawberries may need to be blended for longer to break down

Be the first to post a review

You must be logged in to review