Ginger is often an overlooked ingredient but when added to a dish, it adds just the right amount of pizzazz. And not only is it good for you (it helps relieve nausea, inflammation, and digestive issues), it’s also versatile and can be worked into any type of meal.

If you’re skeptical about using ginger in your next home-cooked meal, prepare to fall in love because these recipes incorporating ginger are so uh-mazing and easy to make.

sgsalmon-3-2Toasted Sesame Ginger Salmon
Salmon is one of the meatiest, most delicious fish in the bunch. But without the right combination of added flavors, it often falls bland. Toasted sesame seeds and a hint of ginger are the perfect combination to spice up this fish favorite.

creamy-ginger-green-smoothie8 Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie
Green smoothies have been all the rage lately due to their plethora of nutritional benefits. Ginger acts as a surprising yet brilliant addition to this creamy and delicious concoction.

stir-fry-ginger-beef-vertical-a-1600Ginger Beef Stir Fry
This mouthwatering dish pretty much has it all — honey, soy sauce, cumin, and even chili pepper flakes. It’s the fresh grated ginger, though, that truly spices up the scrumptious stir fry. Ginger Peach Galette with Almond Crust
Ginger in dessert?! Yes, it can be done. The peach’s sweetness is balanced by the spiciness of the freshly grated ginger in this decadent dessert — it’s finger-licking good!

Ginger-Chicken-Meatballs-with-Chinese-Broccoli-940x560Ginger Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli
Classic meatballs get a unique upgrade with a touch of ginger, fresh scallions, and a bit of soy sauce. It makes for a warm and cozy dish that can be enjoyed all-year-round.

xx, The FabFitFun Team