Agave Syrupto taste - I used a little over 1 Tbl., or Maple
In a medium saucepan over low to medium heat, add the quartered strawberries.
Allow to cook on a low boil until softened.
Use a fork or potato masher to break them up.
Add the lemon juice.
Use your agave or maple syrup to sweeten the strawberries. This will vary depending on the ripeness and sweetness of the strawberries. A good way to determine is to taste a strawberry before you boil it. Add more of less as needed.
Finally, add the chia seeds and cook on low heat until thickened. About 5-10 minutes.
It should be thick and gelatinous at this point.
Allow to cool and transfer to a jar. Refrigerate overnight. This will help the seeds to soften even further.
Spread on your morning toast or muffin.
This recipe makes about 1 C of jam and can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.