Organic Goji Berry Vodka Martini – a Cocktail with Benefits???

If you’re looking for a cocktail to serve during the festivities this holiday season, the Organic Goji Berry Vodka Martini is a perfect option.  It’s festive, delicious and potentially nutritious, thus the benefits!  Though we’re not making any health claims, alcohol is known to extract nutrients and Goji Berries are packed full of nutrients.  There is a reason why they are considered the number one food in the Traditional Chinese Medicine system.  Soaking the Organic Goji Berries in the Organic Vodka allows the vodka to take in the various nutrients found in the goji berries, so the longer you can let them soak, the better – a few hours is good but overnight is better!

What you end up with is a tart, yet slightly sweet refreshing cocktail.  The color makes it perfect for the holiday season but it’s also a refreshing option on those hot summer days!

Let us know what you think if you get a chance to try it!

If you’d like more information on the health benefits of goji berries you can check here and here

Goji Berries are currently available on our site as part of our Super Foods Collection but will soon be available on their own here.

Here is the recipe for easy printing
Ingredients for the full recipe
12 oz or 375 ml your favorite Organic Vodka
½ C Organic Goji Berries
6 oz of Cointreau
3 cups of Organic Pomegranate Juice
3 cups of Organic Cranberry Juice
3/4 cup Organic Lime Juice
Small Ice Cubes (preferably made with spring or filtered water)

Prep Work:
Pour the Vodka into a glass pitcher and add in the Goji Berries. Let the Goji Berries soak in the Vodka for at least a few hours but overnight is best.

Strain the Vodka Goji Berry mixture and set some of the goji berries aside for the Martini.

Put 2 oz of the Vodka Goji Berry mixture into a shaker or container with a cover.
Add in:
½ oz of Cointreau
½ cup of Organic Pomegranate Juice
½ cup of Organic Cranberry Juice
2 Tbsp of Organic Lime Juice
Ice Cubes

Shake well
Pour into 2 martini glasses

Repeat till all the mixture is used.

And please, when consuming alcohol, always remember to drink responsibly!