Nothing wakes up the senses more than an aromatic, spicy slice of fresh ginger! This versatile root is often found in Asian and Indian cuisine, as well as grated, ground, pickled, candied and dried into numerous other dishes worldwide. The most refreshing of its uses by far, however, has to be the highly beneficial and delicious ginger tea recipe, which can be made a variety of ways and served either hot or cold. Just remember to choose high quality ginger root with smooth skin and add only fresh ingredients whenever possible. We’ve found a few simple recipes for you to try from among the countless different ginger tea versions available. Enjoy!
If you’ve never made sun tea before, it’s time to try! This summer favorite requires hot sunlight for several hours, a little fresh mint and some fresh, crushed ginger root. Let it steep, let it cool, add some ice and serve it up! Super easy and refreshing – enjoy it while sunbathing or sip it under the shade of your favorite tree!
Said to boost immunity to fight the common cold and ease a cough, this tea is a comfort for those feeling a bit under the weather. Be careful when using turmeric as it can easily stain clothing or anything else it touches – including your fingers!
This one gets you ready to rock in the morning. Served piping hot with a dash of cayenne, you know you won’t fall back asleep after a few sips of this detoxifying blend!
The easiest yet, just fresh lemon and fresh ginger make this delight a must for anyone congested or just needing a quick pick-me-up!
Another sore throat soother, this one adds a bit more citrus to the mix for optimal vitamin C and full flavor!
Divine. Vegan, gluten-free and soy-free, this one asks you to brew up the tea first and pour turmeric ‘milk’ over it. A step by step guide with pictures is included to help you out.
This one is full of antioxidants and believed to support a healthy metabolism. Drink this one freshly made on an empty stomach for best results.
Although not technically a “tea”, this creation is fully vegan, gluten-free, uber tasty, and can easily replace your morning java. You’ll need a whole cup of fresh ginger for this one.
You’ve gotta make it. Mix this blend in a saucepan with ground ginger and turmeric for its anti-inflammatory properties and sip slowly. The creator also shares a quicker replacement recipe at the end for those with less time to spend stirring at the stove.