Herb & Spice - Maqui Berries and Red Clover Blossoms | Mama Jean's Natural Market

New year, new you! With the start of a new year, comes resolutions and self-improvement. The name might not say it, but our Bulk Herb & Spice Department has all the beverage boosters and superfoods you need to meet your goals! Here are two items that can help you kickstart your journey to wellness: Maqui Berries and Red Clover Blossoms. Check out the benefits and recipe ideas below.

Maqui Berries

Maqui berries have been used for centuries by the Mapuche natives of Chile and Argentina as a tonic to improve strength and stamina. The berries, which taste like tart huckleberries, can also be used to make jam or eaten raw. Here are a few ways to enjoy this Chilean Superfruit!

Marvelous Maqui

1. Sprinkle berries into cereal or frozen dessert.

2. Make a tea using Maqui, hibiscus flowers, and rooibos for a super "zingy" beverage.

3. Take either grape or cranberry juice and pour a 1/2 cup of Maqui berries into juice and allow to sit at least 3 days. Strain out berries and you've got a super charged juice drink!

4. Blend into your favorite smoothie recipe.


Red Clover Blossoms #9564

These edible flowers are a great example of the saying 'let your food be your medicine'.

A powerful healing herb, red clover is an excellent blood cleanser and helps remove toxins from the body. This recipe is a tasty way to include red clover into your diet!

 

Red Clover Honey Jam

Fill a glass mason jar with red clover blossoms and pour on the honey until the clover is fully covered. Allow to stand for 3 days, giving it a good stir every 24 hours. Use this flower honey as you would a jam or stir into your favorite tea!