Here’s an easy-peasy snack that’s full of flavor. Soy sauce and fresh ginger transform almond butter into a dip with an Asian flair. Can we talk about ginger for a minute? Most of us know that ginger helps with nausea and stomach ailments, but did you know that it also contains potent anti-inflammatory compounds? I used just 1/4 cup of fresh ginger here, because large amounts can be very spicy. I know this because a few weeks ago I ordered a “Ginger Immunity” drink at a juice bar and almost blew my eardrums out. Another tip: a tool called a rasp makes quick work of grating ginger. Look for them in kitchen supply stores; they are terrific for grating citrus, hard cheeses, garlic and ginger.
Recipe: Apple with Ginger-Almond Dipprint
- 1 Tbsp natural almond butter
- 1/4 tsp soy sauce
- 1/4 tsp fresh grated ginger
- 1 small apple, about the size of a tennis ball
- In a small bowl, stir together the almond butter, soy sauce and fresh ginger.
- Cut the apple into slices and dip as desired.
This recipe makes 1 servings.
Nutrition for one serving is as follows:
9g (SAT 1g)
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