Granola cups with blueberry chia jam recipe


1 minutes

14 July 2021

An easy and delicious on-the-go breakfast from sports dietitian Julie Meek.

Creamy yoghurt, a crunch of granola and the sweet burst of blueberries – this simple breakfast is full of flavour.

You can prepare these tasty granola cups ahead of time and keep them in the fridge overnight, so you can just grab and go on busy mornings.

This recipe includes an easy homemade blueberry jam using chia seeds. These tiny seeds are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, fibre and several essential minerals, giving you an extra little nutrient boost.1


(Serves 1)

  • ½ cup Greek natural yogurt
  • ½ cup granola
  • ¼ cup blueberry chia jam

For the blueberry chia jam

(Makes a big batch)

  • 500g frozen berries
  • 2 heaped tablespoons of chia seeds
  • ½ cup water


To make the blueberry chia jam

  1. Add the frozen berries, chia seeds and ½ cup of water to a saucepan and bring to the boil. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Lightly squish the blueberries and then let cool for approximately 1 hour, and then refrigerate.

To make the granola cups

  1. Place the Greek yogurt in the jar.
  2. Place the granola on top.
  3. Finish with ¼ cup of the blueberry chia jam.

The Chemical Composition and Nutritional Value of Chia Seeds Current State of Knowledge – Nutrients journal (2019)

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This article contains general information only and does not take into account the health, personal situation or needs of any person. In conjunction with your GP or treating health care professional, please consider whether the information is suitable for you and your personal circumstances.