You probably have heard of the benefits of goji, a time-honored,
health promoting berry from Asia. You can enjoy goji anytime and anywhere
by putting a few goji bars in your purse or knapsack. They are easy
to make, require no baking, and are packed with vitamins, proteins
and polysaccharides, the active ingredient in goji.
You can make goji bars with a variety of fruits, nuts and other ingredients.
Once recipe for goji bars calls for flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, nut
pieces, an assortment of berries in a addition to the goji, including
blueberry and cherry. Add coconut butter and almost butter, cocoa,
molasses and honey. Stir the contents well. Now form the mixture into
bars and place them in the refrigerator for an hour. Pop a few into
a baggie and off you go with your goji bars.
If you do not feel like making your own goji bars, you can purchase
them online or perhaps from your local health food store. One variety
has a combination of goji berries mixed with apricots, figs, nuts,
and agave nectar. These are usually wrapped in foil for convenience
and sold individually or in packs. Usually, the more goji bars you
buy, the greater the discount, so it pays to buy in bulk.
You can enjoy goji bars for breakfast or a snack. They are rich in
fiber, vitamins and protein and are a great pick-me-up. It pays to
experiment with your goji bar recipe using your favorite ingredients.
Be adventurous and throw in some exotic fruits or macademia nuts.
You can also make goji bars that are baked and are like cookies.
Adapt a recipe for fruit and nut bars in your recipe book to include
goji. Or perhaps you can pop your goji berries in cakes and cookies.
However you use goji, you can be sure that you are improving your
health and well-being by consuming this precious red fruit.