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Chocolate Covered Goji Berries

The one chocolate covered goji berry brand offered at my local Whole Foods and other smaller local grocery stores all contain soy lecithin. Unfortunately for me, I can’t eat these due to my food allergy.  So, next best option: make your own!

Goji berries are loaded in vitamin a, vitamin c and iron.  They also contain protein and are packed with essential amino acids.  So don’t feel bad if you indulge a little in these zinc, beta-carotene, and riboflavin rich organic superfoods! 

There’s only a couple ingredients so these are a breeze to make!  The only thing you have to worry about is trying to hold yourself back from eating them before they harden!  

Chocolate Covered Goji Berries

makes 4 servings

Organic Ingredients

1 cup + ¼ cup Goji Berries

1 cup gluten free, soy free, dairy free, egg free, nut free chocolate chips

maldon sea salt (optional)


1.  Heat up your double boiler on the stove.  Or if you don’t have a double boiler, then get two nesting bowls and fill the larger one with boiling water (around 1 inch high) and place the smaller bowl inside and stir to melt.  


2.  Place your chocolate chips inside the double boiler and melt until smooth


3.  Take the chocolate off of the heat and pour in goji berries.


4.  Stir goji berries until completely covered with chocolate.  

5.  Spoon goji berries on to a piece of parchment paper

6.  Using a spoon and fork, spread goji berries out as much as possible.

7.  Sprinkle on salt if you choose.  


8.  Leave goji berries for an hour or until completely hardened.  

9.  Break off goji berries from parchment paper into bite sized pieces and serve!