Orange Ginger Chia Jam!

A fresh and fruity orange and ginger chia jam, spruced up with mint, dried fruits, nuts and coconut shreds. Enjoy solo as a light breakfast, on a piece of toasted bread with a nice nut-spread, or combine with your morning cereal. -- Chick on a Pea

 
 
Recipe courtesy of: The Chick on a Pea
 
 
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Preparation Time Cook Time
5 min
 
Ingredients - This recipe makes 1
1 orange cut in small pieces
1 cm fresh ginger, grated (adjust amount according to taste)
a pinch of fresh or frozen mint, finely cut
1 date/fig & some raisins
2 tsp chia or psyllium seeds
some chopped nuts (such as walnuts, almonds)
1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp desiccated coconut
pomegranate seeds (optional)
 
Instructions 
1. On a cutting board, finely cut an organic orange in fine pieces
 
2. Place in a clean glass jar together with the juice
 
3. Slightly mash the orange to get its juices out
 
4. Add the grated ginger
 
5. Mix in the chia seeds, the date or fig cut in pieces, the raisins, the chopped nuts and the mint
 
6. Adjust the amount of ginger according to taste; remember that the jam will taste sweeter in the morning when the dried fruits have soaked in the orange juice
 
7. Close the lid and keep the jar in the fridge overnight
 
8. In the morning, slightly grease a skillet and roast a tablespoon each of coconut and pumpkin seeds on medium heat
 
9. Sprinkle the jam with the coconut/seed mix and pomegranate seeds
 
10. Enjoy!