Raw jam

Raw

Jam on pancakes is very tasty but they are ridiculously packed with sugar and cooked until there are no nutrients left in those gorgeous berries. That’s why raw jams are such a great alternative! I think they even taste better because of how fresh they are. Another huge plus is that you control entirely how much sweetener you want in your jam.

All you need is your choice of whatever berries you like (I used raspberries and blueberries because that’s what you have in drottningsylt), chia seeds and a natural sweetener. I used coconut nectar sugar, however I’m sure maple syrup, honey or agave would work just as well. You might need a little bit of water depending on the juiciness of your berries.

Throw it all into your blender (how much sweetener you use is up to how sweet you like it and chia seeds you just need under a teaspoon is what I think I used for about 200g of berries).  Blend until you get a smooth consistency and then pop it into the fridge for a bout half an hour. Then serve it your porridge, pancakes, scones… You name it!

 

Published by madeleineskristensen

Madeleine Moves is a blog celebrating a love of exercise, food, travelling and life. I love being active, exercising and being out and about. With my blog I hope to spread this joy and inspire you to be your best. Who am I? I’m Madeleine (surprise). I’m a Swede who lives in the vibrant city of Glasgow in Scotland. I moved here for my university studies and in summer 2016 I graduated with a degree in Business and Management at University of Glasgow. My keyword has always been balance. I love eating healthy food but I also love to indulge once in a while. You need to enjoy life at the end of the day and limiting yourself is not the way to go. With this I would like to say welcome to Madeleine Moves. Love, Madeleine

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