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    29 Ginger Recipes That Will Spice Up Your Life

    Get creative with the hottest root around.

    1. Honey Ginger Chicken Tostadas with Pomegranate Lime Salsa

    howsweeteats.com

    Almost too pretty to be dinner. Get the recipe.

    2. Ginger Hot Chocolate

    3. Carrot Cake with Ginger Cream Cheese Frosting

    4. Toasted Sesame Ginger Salmon

    5. Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie

    6. Ginger-Citrus Carrot Salad with Edamame & Avocado

    7. Ginger-Garlic Cocktail Meatballs

    8. Chewy Ginger Cookies

    bonappetit.com

    These cookies call for fresh, powdered AND crystallized ginger for triple kick. Get the recipe.

    9. Grilled Ginger-Sesame Chicken Chopped Salad

    cookingclassy.com

    If you don't have a grill, you can also roast the marinated chicken breasts. Get the recipe.

    10. Cleansing Ginger-Chicken Soup

    bonappetit.com

    This super-minimal soup is a great base to add on; feel free to add your favorite veggies or noodles. Get the recipe.

    11. Ginger Peach Galette with Almond Crust

    howsweeteats.com

    You might have to wait out the winter if you make this with really great peaches, but chances are it'll be worth it. Get the recipe.

    12. Cold Noodles with Miso, Lime & Ginger

    13. Pumpkin Ginger Waffles

    14. Ginger-Apple Pumpkin Soup

    15. Ginger-Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli

    16. Gramercy Tavern's Gingerbread

    smittenkitchen.com

    This big, beautiful gingerbread involves more spices than just ginger, but you know it's in there, doing good work. Get the recipe.

    17. Ginger Fizz

    bonappetit.com

    Ginger syrup + Prosecco = the drink of winners. Get the recipe.

    18. Ginger-Marinated Hanger Steak

    bonappetit.com

    The spicy marinade here doubles as a sauce, which is very clever. Get the recipe.

    19. Vegan Pho with Baked Ginger Tofu

    forealslife.com

    Between the broth and the tofu marinade, there is PLENTY of ginger up in this joint. Get the recipe.

    20. Ginger Molasses Pumpkin Bread

    21. Maple-Ginger Roasted Pork Tenderloin

    feedmephoebe.com

    Once you marinate it, this super-simple pork just takes 20 minutes to cook. Get the recipe.

    22. DIY Pickled Ginger

    food52.com

    Yes, it's okay to eat this with Seamlessed sushi. Get the recipe.

    23. Blackberry Ginger Trifle

    marthastewart.com

    If you haven't soaked pound cake in ginger syrup, can you say that you've truly LIVED? Get the recipe.

    24. Baked Gingerbread Mini Donuts

    25. Ginger Fried Rice

    smittenkitchen.com

    Crispy-fried ginger and garlic make an amazing garnish that you might find yourself sprinkling on everything if you're not careful. Get the recipe.

    26. Raw Carrot Noodles With Ginger-Lime Peanut Sauce

    27. Thin Oat & Ginger Crisps

    28. Red Curry, Coconut, And Ginger-Infused Steamed Clams

    savorysweetlife.com

    This would also be great with mussels. Get the recipe.

    29. Pineapple Ginger Mojitos