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Sugar-free, pectin-free 

strawberry jam


Note: This recipe can be made using any type of fruit.


If you haven't read our article on why you're best to make jam without using pectin as an ingredient, you can Read It Here.


• 4 Cups quartered strawberries

• grated rind of 1 lime, juice of 1/2 lime

• 2 Tbsp honey

• 1 heaping Tbsp Chia seeds



Place strawberries in a small pot on medium-low heat and stir occasionally until fruit has become mushy (approx. 5 minutes). Add lime rind and juice, then mash using a potato masher til desired consistency. Add honey and Chia seeds and simmer for another minute.


Remove from heat and allow to sit for another 2 minutes until slightly cooled.

Place jam in Mason jars or glass bowl, uncovered, until almost cool. Cover and refrigerate as usual – will keep for about 10 days.

Serve on toast for breakfast, as a sweet and natural snack, or even on your favourite yogourt and granola recipe.



Yield: About four small Mason jars (great as a gift idea!)

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