Sugar Free Jelly with Raspberries and Chia Seeds
This Sugar Free Jelly is super quick and easy – and it’s way better than any store bought jelly. This Vegan jelly is made with only 4 healthy ingredients and is great for any meal of the day!
The only lunch I ate as a child was a classic PB&J. Red raspberry jelly was my absolute favorite. This sugar free jelly is just as sweet and delicious! I especially love it in my Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies!
Why This Recipe Works
As a peanut butter and jelly connoisseur, I can assure you this is the real deal. This is why:
- This sugar free jelly is spreadable.
- It’s made with only 4 healthy ingredients.
- This jelly is bursting with fresh raspberry flavor!
- The flavor pairs perfectly with peanut butter, cashew butter, or almond butter.
- It’s much more fresh than store bought jelly.
- If you have extra chia seeds, check out this Whole30 Chia Pudding!
To make this sugar free jelly, add all ingredients to a skillet over medium heat.
Gently stir together and bring mixture to a light boil. Stir every 30 seconds to prevent burning.
Then, turn down to a light simmer. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove from heat. Pour jelly into jars.
Finally, once completely cooled, seal jars and refrigerate.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is this Vegan jelly?
Yes, this sugar free jelly is also Vegan! See my Vegan Recipes page for more Vegan recipes.
How long does this last in the fridge?
This raspberry jelly recipe lasts about 7 days in the fridge. A little natural separation will occur. Stir before using.
Can I use frozen raspberries for this sugar free jelly?
Yes, frozen raspberries can be used in this raspberry jelly recipe! Thaw raspberries and then squeeze out ALL excess water before adding to the skilet.
How can I thicken Vegan jelly without pectin?
This jelly is thickened with chia seeds. Chia seeds expand when placed in liquid. In addition, they help bind this jelly together.
- Continue stirring this Vegan jelly while cooking! If left alone, the maple syrup can burn.
- Use a high quality pure maple syrup for best results.
- Seal jars once raspberry jelly is completed cooled.
- Stir before using.
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Get the Recipe: Sugar Free Jelly with Raspberries and Chia Seeds
- 2 cups raspberries
- 3 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
- First, add all ingredients to a skillet over medium heat.
- Stir ingredients together and bring to a light boil. Stir every 30 seconds or so to prevent burning.
- Turn heat down to a light simmer. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, until jelly has thickened. Mash raspberries with a spoon if they're still intact.
- Then, remove from heat and pour jelly into jars.
- Once cooled completely, seal jars. Store in fridge.
- If using frozen berries, thaw completely. Then, squeeze out all excess water before cooking.
- Keep a close eye on the skillet while cooking to prevent burning. Stir every 30 seconds or so.
- Mash berries with a spoon or fork for a thinner jelly.
- Wait until jelly is completely cooled before sealing jars.
- Store in the fridge for up to 7 days.
- Jelly can be frozen for up to 2 months.
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10 Comments on “Sugar Free Jelly with Raspberries and Chia Seeds”
I love chia jams and this raspberry jelly is no exception! Lovely texture, easy to make, and delicious!
Love this sugar free raspberry jelly recipe! Such a fun, delicious recipe. Would be great for gifts!
I love how simple and easy to make this recipe is. Looks yummy- thanks for sharing!
OMGosh! I could literally just eat this with a spoon! I love the fact that it’s only 4 ingredients, no fancy equipment and it’s sugar free! The maple syrup swap is such a great idea! I can’t wait to make this for Sunday brunch!
I love that this jam is healthy! Also, it’s a great idea to add some chia seeds, going to try this recipe this weekend!
Sugar free sounds interesting. Would definitely love to try your recipe. Looks yummy.
This is a delicious and easy-to-make jelly. I love the addition of healthy chia seeds.
I’ve been looking for a healthier jelly recipe to make and I love this one! I didn’t miss the sugar at all and I want to try this with blueberries too! Thank you so much.
Loving this jelly made it and turned out fantastic. Now I need to make more as it is gone!
Yum! Always love the addition of chia seeds in my dish. And this raspberries and chia seeds jelly makes a perfect spread for my morning toast