Common Forms of Gojis
The goji berry in its original form looks kind of like an orange reddish Cherry without the long stem. But because of where they originate from fresh goji berries are practically impossible to find in the USA, unless you either find someone that grows them or start growing them yourself. However if you choose to try your hand at growing goji berries you must keep in mind that your plants will not likely produce a crop for 2 to 4 years. For most of us that is to long to wait. So if you are like most and want to try goji now then you will likely need to choose from one of the two types of goji berries listed below.
Dried Goji Berries
Goji berries when they are dried look a lot like raisins. The taste however is hard to describe. Some say it is a cross between a cherry and cranberry. It would be hard to compare the taste because it is so different from anything else, but as a general rule almost everybody likes the taste. Dried goji berries are usually more inexpensive then the goji juice, but that is not its only good point about this little red berry. Aside from the many nutritional benefits that goji’s has, there are even more goji berry recipes for people who like to cook. Some incorporate them into common everyday recipes and yet others are brand new and taste great. One more great point about dried goji berries is that you can eat them any time anywhere, whether you are on the go or just at home it is always a go for dried goji berries.
Goji Berry Juice is what most people think of first when someone mentions the word goji berries. Part of the reason for this is because most of the celebrities that take goji, take it in the juice form. Some people prefer goji juice to the dried berries because the juice is more convenient. With goji juice you only need to take it once a day and only about one ounce at a time.