Goji berries are nutrient-dense fruits that have been enjoyed for over 2,000 years as a nourishing snack. The chewy, dried red berries are a surprisingly strong source of protein (including 18 essential amino acids). They also contain an abundance of antioxidants and more than 20 vitamins and minerals. Navitas Naturals Goji Berries can be snacked on by the handful. They also provide a tasty superfruit boost to oatmeal, granola, cookies, tea, trail mix, salad, and more
Navitas Naturals Goji Berries contain many important macronutrients including carbohydrates, protein, healthy fats, and soluble fiber. The sweet red berries are also a plentiful source of antioxidants, 18 amino acids, carotenoids, vitamins A, C, and E, and more than 20 other trace minerals and vitamins including zinc, iron, phosphorus, riboflavin (B2), and beta-carotene.
Navitas Naturals Goji Berries grow in the fertile valleys of the Ningxia Province in China. Small purple flowers growing along thorny bushes of the Lycium barbarum plant blossom into delicate small orange-red fruits. When the berries on the vine ripen during the warm summer months, they're hand harvested and dehydrated at low temperatures to ensure maximum nutrient preservation. Product of China, packed in the USA.
The mission of Navitas Naturals is to provide the finest organic superfoods that increase energy and enhance health. Our products are certified organic, kosher, gluten-free, non-GMO, and raw. Harvested from around the world, Navitas Naturals superfoods are a diverse whole-food source of antioxidants, protein, essential fatty acids, minerals, vitamins, and other key nutrients. We use methods such as freeze-drying and low temperature processing to ensure maximum nutrition and flavor.
Navitas Naturals Goji Berries have a pleasant chewy texture and a unique fruity flavor that is similar to dried cherries, raisins, and cranberries. They're perfect for snacking straight out of the bag. They’re also a healthy choice to add into oatmeal, cookies, cereal, trail mix, and salad. Asian cultures with a long history of goji use traditionally prepare a goji soup by blending the berries with rice and vegetables. They also often create a nutritious tea by soaking the berries in water.
In a blender or food processor, blend all the ingredients together into a puree. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving, and serve chilled. Optional: top with minced cucumber, watermelon and black pepper. The yield for this recipe is 6 servings.