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29 Ginger Recipes That Will Spice Up Your Life

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1. Honey Ginger Chicken Tostadas with Pomegranate Lime Salsa

Almost too pretty to be dinner. Get the recipe.
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Almost too pretty to be dinner. Get the recipe.

2. Ginger Hot Chocolate

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3. Carrot Cake with Ginger Cream Cheese Frosting

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4. Toasted Sesame Ginger Salmon

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5. Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie

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6. Ginger-Citrus Carrot Salad with Edamame & Avocado

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7. Ginger-Garlic Cocktail Meatballs

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8. Chewy Ginger Cookies

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

9. Grilled Ginger-Sesame Chicken Chopped Salad

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

10. Cleansing Ginger-Chicken Soup

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

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.
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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

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13. Pumpkin Ginger Waffles

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14. Ginger-Apple Pumpkin Soup

Peak cozy. Get the recipe.

15. Ginger-Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli

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16. Gramercy Tavern's Gingerbread

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

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

18. Ginger-Marinated Hanger Steak

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

19. Vegan Pho with Baked Ginger Tofu

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

20. Ginger Molasses Pumpkin Bread

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21. Maple-Ginger Roasted Pork Tenderloin

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

22. DIY Pickled Ginger

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

23. Blackberry Ginger Trifle

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

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25. Ginger Fried Rice

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.
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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

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27. Thin Oat & Ginger Crisps

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

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

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

29. Pineapple Ginger Mojitos

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