Nutritious Red Date/Goji Berry Tea

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Nutritious Brew For Everyone

Ready : 30-60 mins [Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 30-60 mins] Printable Recipe

 

The VianD will not bore U with the all the goodies that come with Red Date and Gogi Berry (Google and U’ll find them well documented). The shout is that Red Date (hongzao (红枣) in Chinese) is labeled as “the king of nuts” (百果之王  Bǎi Guǒ Zhī Wáng) for their rich nutritional value and Doji (枸杞 in Chinese) is known as “the most nutritionally dense food on Earth”. Now, with such paramount titles, need The VianD say more ??? 😜 All in all, U just gotta believe and accept that this simple brew is simply GOOD for U, be it for everyday consumption or for someone who is recuperating from surgery. Here’s The VianD take on “Nutritious Red Date/Goji Berry Tea“.

IngredientS

MAIN :

  • Red Dates and Goji (Wolfberries). Both soak in warm water a few minutes just to get rid of any impurities. No specific measurement here, this brew is more like a daily consumption in-replacement of water, if U like. And if U prefer stronger flavors just add more of each Red Date or Goji.

SEASONING :

  • Optional – Rock Sugar or Honey or even few slices of mature Ginger. All to taste. ** Note : Just dash/pinch of everything, if U prefer a stronger intensity of an ingredient flavor, simply add a little extra of that ingredient/spice – no rocket scientific measurement here. Always taste your Seasoning !!!

MethoD

  • Step 1 : Bring a pot of water to boil, add both the Red Dates (break the Dates up a little to allow the flavor to defused more rapidly) and Goji – let it boil for a couple of minutes and then turn the heat to low and simmer for abt 30-60 mins. Obviously, the longer U simmer more flavors will be defused. An alternately lazy way of doing this is simply put everything into an air-tight glass and let it sit for abt 30 mins – this ofcos will be less flavorful. You can drink this tea hot, or allow it to cool and enjoy it over lots of ice. You can eat the berries and dates with the tea, or if you prefer, simply strain the berries and dates from the brew.

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