Goji berries are a low-sugar ‘super food’ that can boost both flavor and nutrition in your protein bar recipe.
Although not nearly as popular as they were a few years ago, they are still a common ‘dried fruit’ addition used by many of our customers.
What are They?
Also know as wolfberries, they are a high nutrient dense low sugar/high protein berry from China.
Dried goji berries are most common in North America, though fresh/raw berries can also be consumed.
Some people rehydrate dried berries in water before consumption.
What do They Taste Like?
Definitely unique… Some describe their taste a little like the combination between a raspberry and a tomato.
What is Their Texture?
Dried Goji’s are chewy, and sometimes hard and crunchy. It helps to chop them into smaller pieces before adding them to a protein bar recipe.
What are the Health Benefits?
Goji berries are a nutrient dense fruit. Here is a list of some of their nutritional highlights:
- High in Vitamin A
- High in Vitamin C
- Excellent source of antioxidants
- Contain fiber
- High in iron and other trace minerals
Fun Fact: Goji berries contain more protein than any other fruit!
All of the protein bar recipes below contain organic goji berries as an ingredient: