Sometimes, using a new spice can be daunting and it can be hard to know how to use it. Well, ginger works in a number of recipes, both sweet and savory. It has a warm and spicy feeling when you eat it. Plus, it has amazing health benefits. These recipes all feature ginger and use it in a variety of ways. Don’t forget to check out these ginger recipes and many others on our Food Monster App, as well!
1. Ginger-Beet Moscow Mules
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Have you ever seen a cocktail this vibrant and beautiful? With this Ginger-Beet Moscow Mules by Eat More Plants, Molly Krebs, you get your vitamins and minerals while you’re having a cocktail. What could be better?
2. Sesame-Ginger Chopped Salad With Crispy Wonton Strips
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You’ll love the combination of romaine lettuce and napa cabbage for this Sesame-Ginger Chopped Salad With Crispy Wonton Strips by Eat More Plants, Molly Krebs, and the carrots and cucumber add extra veggie power and crunch. The mandarin orange is a must too—it tastes amazing with these flavors.
3. Ginger Tea
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This Ginger Tea by Melissa Tedesco is hydrating, it’s an energy booster, and it keeps your body temperature regulated. It is good for nausea, menstrual cramps, and inflammation. It keeps your immune system, bones and skin healthy. The list goes on and on. Ginger is such an incredible spice. It’s so healthy and delicious.
4. Raw Turmeric Ginger Smoothie
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All of these amazing healthful ingredients combined are simple enough, yet they make this healthy anti-inflammatory aw Turmeric Ginger Smoothie by Marina Yanay-Triner taste just like bubblegum. You will love it.
5. Chocolate-Covered Apricot Ginger Energy Balls
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These Chocolate-Covered Apricot Ginger Energy Balls by Mitra Shirmohammadi are such a delicious and healthy snack to have on hand. They’re made with 8 wholesome ingredients, are completely gluten-free, grain-free, Paleo, dairy-free, and vegan.
6. Healthy Ginger Raisin Biscuits
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These Healthy Ginger Raisin Biscuits by Hayley Canning are so easy to make, with just five ingredients needed! They are high protein, full of healthy fats, vegan, gluten free, no refined sugar and paleo! They are perfect for cozy nights in or for when you are entertaining guests. They are even healthy enough for breakfast or as a dessert.
7. Sesame Ginger Noodle Stir Fry
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This Asian-style stir fry is light, moderately spicy, and easy to make. All you need is a wok. In this Sesame Ginger Noodle Stir Fry by Julie Zimmer, the soya sauce, lime juice, and maple syrup enhance the flavor of the ingredients without smothering them in sauce.
8. Blood Orange, Carrot and Ginger Smoothie
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Enjoy this tasty and very healthy Blood Orange, Carrot and Ginger Smoothie by Daniela Modesto for a fueling breakfast. The health benefits in here will set your body up for a great day.
9. Turmeric and Ginger Hummus
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Making your own hummus is cheap and easy! This Turmeric and Ginger Hummus by Andri Neocleous includes turmeric, giving it a vibrant color that will pop on the plate!
10. Blistered Shishitos With Garlic and Ginger
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Simply sautéed with a little olive oil and salt, this traditional Spanish dish looks spicier than it appears. Similar to a green bell pepper, these thin fingerling fruits have a sweet flavor and a mild heat. This Blistered Shishitos With Garlic and Ginger by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez makes a great dinner.
11. Gingery Yellow Rice
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The Gingery Yellow Rice by Danielle Dewar gets its bright yellow hue from turmeric which is an incredibly healthy spice to add to your diet — its an anti-inflammatory and a natural anti-histamine. Ginger and turmeric are actually related so both ingredients boast these benefits. This recipe is very allergy-friendly — it’s vegan, gluten free, nut free, soy free and delicious.
12. Sweet Potato Ginger Soup
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If you like sweet potatoes or sweet-tasting foods in general, you will love thisSweet Potato Ginger Soup by Mitra Shirmohammadi. Fresh ginger root is another key ingredient that elevates the flavor profile by adding that zing!
13. Fermented Ginger Beer
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Are you a soda person? This Fermented Ginger Beer by Jessica Bose is the recipe for you whether you’re a big fan or a minor one! It tastes incredibly fresh and is quite simple to put together!
14. Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Cookies
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These Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Cookies by Christina Bedetta combine the best qualities of classic gingerbread cookies with traditional chocolate chips. They are soft, chewy, super flavorful, and cozy- perfect with a warm mug of hot chocolate!
15. Baked Tofu With Ginger Miso California Prune Sauce
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Make this delicious Baked Tofu With Ginger Miso California Prune Sauce by Mitra Shirmohammadi in honor of March or nutrition month. It’s loaded with nutrients from vegetables such as mushrooms, scallions, and bok choy, as well as high-protein organic tofu (or tempeh) coated in a spicy ginger miso prune sauce.
If you’re a fan of ginger, definitely check out these roundups of these turmeric elixirs!
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