• 1 lb. strawberries, diced
  • 3 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 sprigs fresh oregano, leaves removed and finely chopped, stem reserved
  • 2 tsp. ground chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp. honey


  1. Place strawberries, water, lemon juice and oregano stems in a saucepan over medium high heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn down the heat to a low simmer, medium-low, and let bubble or lowly simmer for 15 minutes. 
  3. Using a wooden spoon or fork, mash the strawberries then continue to cook on medium-low for another 30 minutes until reduced by half, stirring consistently to prevent burning.
  4. Stir regularly with a spatula to prevent the jam from burning.
  5. Add the chopped oregano leaves and ground chia seeds (this is a natural, healthy thickener) and stir to incorporate.
  6. Let cool to room temp and pour into sterilized jars.
  7. Once seal is broken, store in the fridge for up to 2 months.