There is a movement happening, its been around for some time now. You can't walk into a health food grocery store without seeing them. They are Superfoods. What's a Superfood? Superfoods are foods that have dozens of unique properties, not just 1 or 2. They are extremely potent, extremely concentrated and some of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. If ever there was proof that food is medicine, the Superfood is it. Know for medicinal properties, these power houses are showing up everywhere.
The Goji berry is a Superfood categorized as a fruit food. Goji berries are grown on a bush that turns into a vine and is grown in the shade. Goji berries are know to boost immune function, improve the quality of blood, create a more alkaline environment in the body. The goji berry is considered a protein because it contains all 8 essential amino acids, not only is it a protein; it is rich in a variety of trace minerals such as iron, calcium and zinc. High in anti-oxidants, goji berries are know to have more anti-oxidants than blueberries.
Next time you want a delicious healthy snack, reach for a goji berry rich treat. Not only do they taste great they do a body good.
Raw Energy Treats
4-5 cups of raw cashews
1/3 cup coconut oil warmed to a liquid
1/3 cup almond butter or cashew butter
1/2 cup coconut flakes (optional)
1/2 cup Goji berries
1/4 tsp salt
5 dates, pitted
1/4 cup agave nectar to taste (depends how sweet you like it)
Mix all ingredient in a food processor till you get a nice consistency, not too pureed. Roll them into balls and put in the refrigerator for about 40 minutes and then enjoy.