Adding small amounts of ginger to your regular diet may also add big amounts of protection. Here are eight ways where a little bit of ginger can work its magic for you.
Stir a couple of teaspoons of grated fresh ginger into nut bread, muffin or banana bread batter.
Include a half teaspoonful of dried ginger in rice pudding or bread pudding recipes.
Heat a few pieces of candied ginger in a quarter-cup of maple syrup; pour over waffles or pancakes.Toss a spoon of minced ginger in the steamer basket when preparing fresh vegetables.Cook rice with minced fresh ginger and raisins for a piquantly healthy pulao.Add finely chopped pieces of peeled ginger root to fruit pie fillings.Grate some peeled fresh ginger over vanilla ice cream.Simmer matchsticks of fresh ginger with fruit for a snazzy compote.