Ginger root is a powerful anti-inflammatory and an antioxidant.
Add grated ginger to a vegetable mix while stir frying it, or make an infusion by steeping ginger root for 10-15 minutes and drink hot or cold.
Gingered Sweet Potatoes
4 tea. salt
4 Tab. butter or margarine
1 tea. grated ginger
1/2 tea. maple syrup
Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add sweet potatoes and salt and cook 25 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid and return potatoes to pot with the liquid. Add butter, ginger, maple syrup and nutmeg to taste. Use a potato masher or electric hand mixer to mash potatoes. You may want to add salt, lemon juice or more syrup to taste.
source: One Bite at a Time, Rebecca Katz