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Fire Up Your Diet with These Healthy Ginger Recipes

  • Abbey's Kitchen

    Asian Ginger Beer Can Chicken

    Beer can chicken is exciting any which way. But add ginger, lemongrass, and scallions to the can and you've got a real party. Bonus points for tripling the ginger love with a little five-spice ginger rub and a hoisin ginger glaze.

    Get the recipe: Beer Can Chicken

  • Dishing Out Health

    Carrot Ginger Flax Muffins

    These nutritious breakfast muffins get their zing from a healthy dose of ginger, but they're low in fat and packed with fiber-rich ingredients. With so much healthy goodness going on, you'll have lots of yummy wiggle room for a cream cheese glaze.

    Get the recipe: Carrot Ginger Flax Muffins

  • Real Simple Good

    Sesame Ginger Fish Cakes

    These little sesame ginger fish cake patties are easy to throw together and are even great as leftovers the next day. With a serious kick from our BFF ginger, they have a refreshing bright flavor that makes them perfect for summer meals.

    Get the recipe: Sesame Ginger Fish Cakes

  • It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken

    Molasses Ginger Granola Bars

    Sweet, spicy, and totally vegan, these chewy ginger granola bars are a lunch-box dream. Pack one as a midmorning snack to help get you through until lunch, or use it to fuel a tough after-work run.

    Get the recipe: Molasses Ginger Granola Bars

  • Nourish.Breathe.Thrive.

    Thai Stuffed Chicken with Ginger Almond Marinade

    This dish offers a fun play on a traditional Thai peanut sauce. The bright flavors of cilantro, garlic, and ginger are bolstered by their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits, plus the shredded veg adds the freshness you crave in the heat.

    Get the recipe: Thai Stuffed Chicken with Ginger Almond Marinade

  • The Organic Kitchen

    Roasted Baby Carrots with Honey and Ginger

    The combination of sweet honey and spicy ginger is both therapeutic and delish. This beautiful simple side dish is a cinch to pull off, but it always manages to wow dinner party guests.

    Get the recipe: Roasted Baby Carrots with Honey and Ginger

  • Healthy Aperture

    Ginger Molasses Cookies

    Who can resist the satisfying snap of a good ginger cookie? Give these classic treats a healthy upgrade by swapping out butter for heart-healthy olive oil, and adding fiber-rich flaxseed.

    Get the recipe: Ginger Molasses Cookies

  • Grateful Grazer

    Vegan Deconstructed Sushi Bowl with Sesame Ginger Miso Dressing

    This salad bowl has everything you need to feel energized: fueling carbohydrates, plant-based protein, and healthy fats. Tossed in a flavorful sesame ginger miso sauce, this dish is perfect for a nourishing lunch or dinner.

    Get the recipe: Sushi Bowl

  • Health Nut Nutrition

    Pear Ginger Mojito Green Smoothie

    A smoothie that tastes like a cocktail? Yes, please. This bad boy features the sweetness from pear and banana, the zippy bite from a healthy knob of ginger, and a few handfuls of spinach for good measure. A delicious and healthy way to cool down this summer.

    Get the recipe: Pear Ginger Mojito Green Smoothie

  • Nutritioulicious

    Chicken Kebabs with Herb Sauce

    Lean chicken breast and crisp veggies are skewered, grilled, and topped with a creamy yogurt-based herb sauce made with cilantro, mint, and ginger. A light addition to any outdoor feast!

    Get the recipe: Chicken Kebabs with Herb Sauce

  • Mom's Kitchen Handbook

    Miso Ginger Salmon

    Salmon is a terrific source of protein, plus it's full of healthy omega-3 fats—that's reason enough to bust out the frying pan! But when it's glazed with an umami-rich miso, soy, and ginger sauce, even fish-phobes will be asking for thirds.

    Get the recipe: Miso Ginger Salmon

  • Marisa Moore

    Blueberry Ginger Lime Sorbet

    Need a cooling treat this summer? Packed with fiber, vitamin C, and disease-fighting antioxidants, this sorbet is a delicious dairy-free alternative to full-fat ice cream.

    Get the recipe: Blueberry Ginger Lime Sorbet

  • Sharon Palmer

    Miso Stuffed Eggplant with Ginger

    What better way to beef up Meatless Monday than with a ginger-infused, quinoa-stuffed eggplant? This hearty vegetarian main is mucho satisfying and incredibly flavorful thanks to the Asian combination of ginger, miso, and soy.

    Get the recipe: Miso Stuffed Eggplant with Ginger

 

Abbey Sharp, RD

Abbey Sharp is a Media Registered Dietitian (RD), national spokesperson, TV and radio personality, YouTuber, food writer and blogger, recipe developer, and the founder of Abbey's Kitchen Inc.  More →

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