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Ginger is an amazing root to include in your diet, and it makes a wonderful addition to dishes that you can cook or bake. Using ginger is simple; you can remove the thin skin using the edge of a spoon and then dice the ginger into small pieces or a few large chunks, depending on how you want to use it. Check out the other Weekly Spotlight: Benefits of Ginger, Matcha, Turmeric, and Cacao for even more recipes and ideas!

Ginger also has many health benefits, as well. It’s a great anti-inflammatory and can help manage pain and nausea. Check out these 10 Incredible Health Benefits of Ginger (With Recipe Ideas!) for more ways ginger benefits your health. Plus, this guide show you How to Use Ginger, Turmeric, and Lemon to Care for the Body Naturally! And enjoy this amazing roundup of 15 Ginger Recipes to Boost Your Energy Levels This Winter! 

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 20,000 delicious recipes, it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based, and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And don’t forget to check out our Weekly Meal Plan Archives

This week, we’re bringing delicious, fully vegan, and plant-based ways to cook and use ginger!

Soups and Stews

Vegan Creamy Ginger, Pear, and Butternut Squash Soup

Source: Creamy Ginger, Pear, and Butternut Squash Soup

These soups and stews are perfectly spicy and warming. Ginger pairs well with many vegetables adding a spicier and deeper element of flavor to each dish. Plus, eating soup during the chillier months is a great way to keep warm and cozy all season long.


Vegan Pear Ginger Smoothie

Source: Pear Ginger Smoothie

Ginger is wonderful to add into drinks for a spicy taste. When making ginger tea, you can take fresh ginger and steep it in hot water. Alternatively, you can use a store-bought ginger tea, but fresh ginger is best. These

Ginger Eats

Vegan Ginger Balsamic Beets and Greens

Source: Ginger Balsamic Beets and Greens

These wholesome meals will keep you feeling fabulous and fueled. This is the time of year to enjoy eating, but also listening to what your body needs. These foods are all plant-based and are wonderful to eat, but make sure you’re also making sure you’re eating what you need, as well.

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