It’s October, when the leaves are turning to brilliant reds and yellows, the air is getting chilly and crisp, and you can finally rock layered outfits again while you’re out and about. Autumn is also the season of some delicious flavors and ingredients, like pumpkin, apple, and one of our personal favorites: ginger. That’s why our delicious Ginger Cookie Caramel is the flavor of the month! Not only is ginger delectable and versatile, it also has a variety of health benefits such as aiding with indigestion, helping to lower blood sugar, serving as an anti-inflammatory agent, and many more. So, because we care about your health, here are 5 ways to get more ginger in your life:
1. Make a fall beverage
Did you know that you can use ginger as an ingredient in your very own homemade pumpkin spice latte? Visit our site to find the recipe! This October beverage is especially creamy and delicious thanks to a scoop of Coconut Bliss Madagascan Vanilla Bean ice cream, and the warm spice of ginger brings out the autumnal flavors of the pumpkin and cinnamon.
2. Try ginger oil
A great way to access ginger’s health benefits is through ginger oil, which you can find in stores or make yourself at home by combining fresh grated ginger with olive oil and baking at 150 degrees for two hours. This oil can be applied topically to help with soreness, cramps, and other pains, or can be ingested to help with an upset stomach or indigestion.
3. Take a ginger bath
Whether you’re feeling sore or sick, or you’re just looking for some relaxation, a ginger bath is a great way to find rejuvenation and healing. Add a few tablespoons of powdered ginger root to your bath to help ease soreness and muscle aches, while also helping to lower a fever. If you’re already feeling at the top of your game, the root’s spicy aroma will help you find your center and truly relax.
4. Brew tea
The weather is getting cooler, which means that it’s the perfect time to have a nice hot mug of tea. Get some fresh ginger from the store, grate or mince it, and steep it in hot water for about 5-7 minutes before drinking. Not only will this tea warm you up and taste wonderful, but it also helps fight against bad breath! That’s a double win.
5. Have a pint of Coconut Bliss
Our favorite way to enjoy the delicious flavor of ginger is in our Ginger Cookie Caramel ice cream. Every pint of Coconut Bliss Ginger Cookie Caramel ice cream is full of gluten-free ginger cookie chunks made with organic ginger that go perfectly with a rich vanilla ice cream base and swirls of organic caramel. With every bite, you’ll be experiencing true autumn euphoria!