Homemade Christmas Gifts

The festive season is fast approaching & it can be a stressful time.   Stop and take a deep breath.  We've got some simple ideas for homemade gifts that come from the heart and have our precious planet in mind. 


Blueberry & Chia Jam 
Ever wanted to make your own jam but don’t know where to start? How about making your own jam AND gifting it to loved ones this Christmas? It’s not too late to grab some of our beautiful pantry jars that also double up as great gifts this festive season!

500g frozen blueberries
4 tbsp chia seeds
4 tbsp caster sugar
1/2 juice of a lemon

Step 1: in a large bowl add all the ingredients & give a stir in a saucepan over low medium heat, add the ingredients & let simmer.

Step 2: once the blueberries start to cook down & it becomes thick you can take it off the heat & pop in fridge for up to an hour or until cooled.

Step 3: once the jam is cool, pour it into Pantry Jars - tie Christmas ribbon around them and make someone’s Christmas a little extra special with a homemade jam!

Jam is perfect on sourdough with cream cheese, great for jam drops or even with yoghurt and muesli.


5 Ingredient Christmas Balls
Looking for a unique gift for someone this Christmas? Ever thought of making a recipe & gifting it in some beautiful eco friendly Jars that they can keep? Look no further, we have you covered here.  Our Christmas balls make the perfect gift when storing in our beautiful pantry jars, a great idea for a loved one. 

10 medjool dates, seeds removed
1 cup almond meal
3 tbsp coconut oil
1 cup coconut (plus extra to roll balls in)
1 tbsp cacao powder

Step 1: in a food processor/blender add all the ingredients. Blend until a crumble like consistency

Step 2: empty the mix onto a working space & start rolling them into balls.  Set aside some extra coconut & once the balls are rolled, continue to lightly toss them through the coconut. 

Step 3: pop them in the Pantry Jars & once full, pop the lid on & place in fridge to set. 

Step 4: when they have firmed, wrap some Christmas ribbon around the jar & you have yourself the perfect gift for someone!


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