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Fresh Ginger Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fresh Ginger.

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Sensational Stir Fry Cooking

What do you think of when you read the words "stir fry"? Chinese food? A wok? Chopsticks, perhaps?   While none of those ideas are inconsistent with stir-frying, this cooking technique actually extends well beyond Asian cuisine. Th...  Read more

Healthy Holiday Desserts

Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol...  Read more

How to Make the Perfect Green Smoothie

Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h...  Read more

Enhance the Flavor of Your Food

The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen...  Read more

Herbs and Spices to ''Spark'' Your Food

Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma. Tips for using herbs and...  Read more

Fresh cucumber? Cucumber peel?
Updated 9/2/2014 1:50:38 PM

Anyone know the nutritional value of cucumber peel? This is bugging me, because I need to know if the peel is "worth eating." I like PEELED cucumbers! Thanks!...  Read more

How to prepare fresh green beans?
Updated 8/28/2014 12:18:37 PM

Green beans are just hanging off my plants and I'm ready to can and cook some for dinner. In past years I'd put green beans, small potatoes and some small quartered onions in the crock pot with some fat back and cover with water, toss in a bay leaf,...  Read more

Here I am again.....starting fresh
Updated 8/17/2014 11:53:16 PM

My name is Bonnie, gained alot of weight and need to act on this right now. I need any and all the help I can get to get me to stay motivated. When you weigh as much as I do at 5'1", help is definitely needed. I will give you the support that I am...  Read more

New Career, New City and a Fresh Start.
Updated 7/30/2014 7:29:37 AM

Hello Spark People! My name is Rachel and I just joined up. I just finished my PhD ,graduated in December and moved to Chicago. I am a cancer survivor and have intracranial hypertension. I can't afford to not take my health seriously and am det...  Read more

Starting Fresh- Looking for Support/Friends
Updated 7/7/2014 11:29:42 AM

Hi, my name is Nikia and I am 33 years old. I am new to spark people but not new to weight loss. I have previously lost weight before and had even made it pretty close to my goal weight. Anyway, during the last 13 months I have gained most of the...  Read more

How to store FRESH Ginger

I peel the fresh ginger, wrap it up in cellophane in big pieces, and then when I need it, I just GRATE some of the fresh stalk into the pan. This works very well. I always used to let the fresh ginger ROT by mistake. I heard this from Doctor Zorba...  Read more

Freeze Herbs and Other Fresh Seasonings

Do you like using fresh herbs in your cooking, but never use a whole pack? Waste money on those jars of ready chopped seasoning?Save money and time by:1) Preparing Fresh Herbs - Finely chop Fresh Garlic - Finely chop/press/grate/shred Fresh...  Read more

Spread the Spark!

This group provides resources and encouragement and fresh ideas for current SparkPeople members who want to help "Spread the Spark!"...  Read more

5 Surprising Foods that Fight the Flu

There are a variety of tips to prevent viruses. When you do find yourself not feeling well, there are various cold and flu survival guides to help you cope which is good since this year the fear of the flu is at an all time high.We have long known th...  Read more

10 Great-For-You Chicken Soup Makeovers

Chicken soup has seemingly mystical properties; moms swear by its ability to cure anything that ails you. While its medicinal attributes are still being tested, the Mayo Clinic does report that chicken soup can reduce inflammation and speed up t...  Read more

Homemade fresh ginger tea saved me last night

I had trouble sleeping and felt like I needed to do something with my hands. I don't have a lot of menu choices in the house which I think is helping. If it's here, I tend to obsess over recipes. I am keeping it simple and in moderation....  Read more

Hot Fresh Ginger Tea!

Affirmation: I am peaceful. I let certain juices flow through me as a healing force. Beauty naturally manifests itself. The juices being my favorite hot beverage -- the 5 calorie hot ginger tea (recipe in my SP Cookbook). I had two cups of t...  Read more