Ginger: Superfood Spotlight

The holiday seasons are arriving and so is the risk of getting sick. Be it the flu, cold, or simply just lack of energy, everyone is looking for ways to stay healthy this winter. While our first recommendation is always, “drink more kefir,” we recognize the value in including a variety of Mother Nature’s healing gifts into our daily habits! One of our favorite earthy roots is the spicy, warming, gnarly-shaped ginger.

Ginger: Superfood Spotlight


Since the time of Confucius, ancient Chinese medicine has relied on ginger for its ability to “build fire” both as an aphrodisiac and digestive aid. In fact, this mystical spice inspired us to craft our spellbinding Ginger Elixir! Like turmeric, ginger has been used and consumed for centuries throughout the world. Whether it’s grated and steeped in tea, dried and added to a stew, or infused in a medicinal tonic, this superfood has some amazing benefits.

Benefits, Uses and Interesting Facts

Incorporate Ginger Into Your Lifestyle

Ginger has may applications in the kitchen! Here are some of our favorite ways to use this superfood:

  • Grate and steep in a tea. Then sweeten with local honey.
  • Pair it with garlic and other veggies in a healthy stir-fry.
  • Add it to your green juice or smoothie during cooler months for a warming treat.
  • Add it to a warm broth soup on a cold day.

Recipe Motivation

Ginger Peach Smoothie, Gingersnap Kefir Smoothie, and Farmer Cheese with Ginger-Rhubarb Confiture