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The benefits of delightful ginger and 5 delicious ways to eat it.

The wonders of ginger are boundless. Right off the top of my head I have read that ginger helps with morning sickness, heartburn relief, menstrual cramps, migraine relief, cold and flu prevention,constipation, reduces pain and inflammation, and is known as a reducer of colon cancer.  Really, it’s a miracle root. I love the rush of spicy cleaning my palate gets when I bite it raw. Some people are not exactly sure how to go about working ginger into their diets, or much less how to peel it. Here are a handful of literally “to live for “ginger recipes to get you started.

 

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  • Ginger Carrot Apple Cakes 1 of 5
    Ginger Carrot Apple Cakes
    These delicious Ginger Carrot Apple cakes are so moist and delicious. It's safe to say it's one of the best cakes you'll ever taste. I promise. For the recipe visit: Presley's Pantry
    Photo credit: Nicole Presley
  • Grapefruit Key Lime Ginger Granita 2 of 5
    Grapefruit Key Lime Ginger Granita
    Having a fiesta? Make this simple slightly tart grapefruit granita, with hints of key lime, and ginger. Top with pepitas for an added crunch. I can't wait for you to make this. Grab the recipe here: Sweet Life
    Photo credit: Vianney Rodriguez
  • Dino Kale Salad with a Honey Ginger Dressing 3 of 5
    Dino Kale Salad with a Honey Ginger Dressing
    Someone serve me a bowl of this salad now! Dino Kale Salad is so refreshing. It has everything you need. Nutritious kale and spinach, refreshing cucumber, citrus infused radishes and sweet, sweet cherries. Topped with honey ginger dressing and a bit of garlic. Want the recipe get it here: Nibbles and Feasts
    Photo credit: Ericka Sanchez
  • Ginger Peanut Green Beans 4 of 5
    Ginger Peanut Green Beans
    These mouth watering Ginger Peanut Green Beans are the perfect addition to any feast. Wish I could have some now. Get the recipe here: Hungry Food Love
    Photo credit: Melissa B
  • Grilled Peach Salad with a Ginger Lime Dressing 5 of 5
    Grilled Peach Salad with a Ginger Lime Dressing
    Mmmmm a steak salad with grilled peaches. I can't get enough of this easy to assemble recipe. The added touch of ginger lime salad dressing will keep you coming back for more. Here's the link for the recipe: LatinoFoodie
    Photo credit: Stephen Chavez
For more recipes from Nicole Presley click over to her blog: Presley’s Pantry 
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