Cran Apple Chia Jam Recipe

Recipe posted in: Breakfasts, Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Sides
cran apple chia jam

Sweet and delicious—this Cran Apple Chia Jam is the perfect spread for your morning toast. At just 33 calories per serving, you can bite into homemade jam without feeling guilty about the overload of sugar and preservatives that are often found in store-bought jams. Packed with vitamins and delicious and naturally sweet flavor, this jam can be made in minutes and stored in the fridge to sweeten up your mornings (and your family’s mornings) throughout the week.

Want to know what makes this tasty recipe even better (yes, it’s possible!)? With five simple ingredients and three simple steps, you can have your Cran Apple Chia Jam cooled and ready to be enjoyed in no time. Simply peel and dice one medium apple then boil it with one cup of cranberries. Once the fruit is cooked, mash it to your desired level and mix it with chia seeds and stevia. Let your jam cool in a jar, and it’s ready to enjoy!

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One serving of this delicious and fruity Cran Apple Chia Jam counts as just one Extra, so it’s perfect to enjoy while on your Nutrisystem meal plan. While this tasty jam is Nutrisystem-approved, be sure to remember to log your Cran Apple Chia Jam in your NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your daily intake. You can easily log your daily food, water and activity on the NuMi app here > 

Want to learn more about the many benefits of using the NuMi app? Check out NuMi 101: A Comprehensive Guide to Our Free Tracking App >

Looking for another sweet and fruity jam recipe to sweeten up your morning the healthy way? Take a look at Chia Jam Recipes You Have to Try > Are you looking to learn about the benefits of using chia seeds to cook? Check out How to Use Chia Seeds in Your Cooking >

Servings: 8

Calories per Serving: 33

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Extra


  • 1 medium apple, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon stevia


  1. Place fruit and water in a small pot and heat to a boil. Mash fruit to desired level.
  2. Stir in chia seeds and stevia and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Pour into jar and let cool.
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