What are Organic Goji Berries?

Diane Goettel

Organic goji berries are a kind of fruit, also frequently referred to as "wolberries," that are bright red in color. In their organic form, these berries are grown without the use of pesticides or other chemicals. The fruit is often touted for its health benefits, specifically its antioxidant content. Organic goji berries are most commonly consumed in a dried form, but they are also sometimes used in juice blends. Also, there are some tea companies that make tisanes with goji berries and even flavor their green, white, and black teas with the juice of goji berries.

Organic goji berries are sometimes used in juice form.
Organic goji berries are sometimes used in juice form.

Goji berries are grown widely in China, but have become popular in the West because of their supposed health benefits. People who are interested in eating the berries for health benefits also often prefer to eat organic foods, hence the organically grown version of the berries. Organic goji berries can be found in many health food stores and in some grocery stores. They can also be purchased online. As they are a dried fruit, they keep for a long time and can be purchased in bulk from online organic food retailers.

Some people like to add organic goji berries to granola.
Some people like to add organic goji berries to granola.

There are some health foods that incorporate organic goji berries into their recipes. These include cereals, granolas, and energy bars that are made with organic goji berries. The berries are sweet and a bit tart, which means that they often blend in well with these kinds of foods.

There are a number of ways to incorporate organic goji berries into one's diet. They can be eaten on their own as a snack or they can be used in recipes much in the same way that other dried fruits and berries are used. Some people like to add organic goji berries to their breakfast cereal, granola, or even oatmeal instead of using raisins. Organic goji berries can also be added to salads much in the same way that dried cranberries are added to salads.

Some people also use organic goji berries in their baked goods. Again, goji berries can be used much like dried cranberries or raisins. They can be incorporated into recipes for cookies, muffins, and scones. Some people find that this is a good way to boost their fruit intake and also increase the amount of antioxidants that they consume on a regular basis.

Goji berries are usually eaten in dried form.
Goji berries are usually eaten in dried form.

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