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Top 10: Original Oat Recipes

We’re all about Oats. We love ’em in oatmeal, granola, desserts, milkshakes – you name it! Get ready to sow your oats with our Top 10 Oat Recipes! More

Top 10: Original Oat Recipes

Carrot Ginger Soup with Roasted Almond Topping

Did you know that there’s a relationship status button on Facebook declaring, “It’s complicated”? Well, Mr. Zuckerberg, where’s the “It’s simple” one? That’s the status we give this unbelievably easy and delicious Carrot Ginger Soup. Creamy yet creamless, this healthy soup not only benefits from the sweetness of roasted carrots, but also the hint of heat from freshly grated ginger. Sprinkled with a crunchy roasted almond topping, this superbly warming soup gets a “Like” (only because there’s no “Love” button) from one and all. More

Carrot Ginger Soup with Roasted Almond Topping

Ginger Cookie Sandwiches with Lemon Filling

Soft and spicy ginger cookies sandwiching a sweet and tart lemon cream filling. With blackstrap molasses bringing deep color and flavor to these classic cookies and zesty lemon that makes us suckers for the pucker, this is one delectable dessert. More

Ginger Cookie Sandwiches with Lemon Filling

Ginger Spider Cookies with Jiggly JELL-O Legs

Eek! It`s that time of year again! This Halloween, we`ve got a treat that`s both creepy and crawly. Serve up your very own spooky (and scrumptious) ginger spider cookies, complete with jiggly JELL-O legs!


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Ginger Spider Cookies with Jiggly JELL-O Legs

Minute Rice - Ginger Tofu Bowl Over Whole Grain Brown Rice

Want to make weeknight meals a breeze? Serve up this delicious Ginger Tofu Bowl - the perfect, quick-and-easy answer to "What`s for Dinner?" tonight and every night.

We`ve taken healthy Whole Grain Brown Minute Rice (which we always stock in our pantry) and topped it with tender cubes of tofu that we gently sauteed until golden brown. We added some of our favourite veggies, sautéed in a fragrant blend of garlic and ginger, and drizzled it all with a homemade, sweet and tangy sauce to give the dish a little kick. This dinner-in-a-bowl will please the whole family, and deliver the healthy, protein-packed meal (in record time) you didn`t know you had in you on a busy weeknight. Now that`s what we call the recipe for success!

Be sure to share YOUR success with us. Take a picture of your own dinner creations and hashtag them #WeekdayWin so we can bask in your weekday glory! And be sure to follow #WeekdayWin for more tips and inspiration, and visit MINUTERICE.CA for more versatile, delicious and easy 1-2-3 meal ideas. More

Minute Rice - Ginger Tofu Bowl Over Whole Grain Brown Rice

Quick Hoisin and Ginger Beef Stir Fry

Most stir-fry recipes commit the worst wok offenses: rubbery beef, not enough sauce and bland, mushy vegetables. Not ours. Get ready to stir-fry tenderloin until it’s sweet and juicy. Get ready to be amazed by saucy, crisp vegetables. But most of all, get ready...do all the slicing and whisking before you even turn on the burner and you’ll get a gold medal in the fast and furious sport of stir-frying. More

Quick Hoisin and Ginger Beef Stir Fry

Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies

I have 3 wishes. First is that I get to be ginger when we play Gilligan`s Island (Lisa`s so Mary Ann and our brother is Thurston Howell, III). Second is the invention of a cookie that fights off colds. Third is that Lisa recreate Starbucks` moist, chewy ginger cookies I drop a fortune on daily. So lucky, all my wishes have been granted. These classic Ginger Cookies are pure gingery greatness - soft and chewy, like gingersnaps without the snap.  More

Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies

Apple, Carrot & Ginger Smoothie

This vitamin-packed apple, carrot and ginger smoothie, the perfect combination of sweet and slightly spicy, will fill you up and power you through the day. More

Apple, Carrot & Ginger Smoothie

Gin Fizz

This classic Gin Fizz recipe is a delicious combination of sloe gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and soda.  More

Gin Fizz

Lemon Ginger Beer Shandy

What happens when the lemonade stand and the keg collide? The perfectly refreshing and delicious beer shandy drink recipe that combines lager beer with ginger ale and lemonade. Bottoms up! More

Lemon Ginger Beer Shandy

Limoncello Gin Martini Recipe

Get transported to Southern Italy with this refreshingly delicious Limoncello Gin Martini, a cocktail that features the zesty liqueur along with gin, lemon juice and simple syrup. Salute!

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Limoncello Gin Martini Recipe

EASY DESSERT RECIPE - Gingerbread Whoopie Pies


The holidays are all about giving and this festive season we`re giving you the ultimate dessert with our Gingerbread Whoopie Pies recipe. Not only do you get 2 soft and chewy cookies in each bite but you also get a luscious creamy cinnamon filling. Devour these before Santa does!

Ingredients:

Whoopie Pies
2½ cups flour
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp nutmeg
¾ cup butter
¾ cup brown sugar
¼ cup molasses
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp finely chopped crystalized ginger

Cinnamon Filling
2 cups icing sugar
½ cup butter, room temperature
1 tbsp milk
½ tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

1) In a medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Set aside. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in molasses, egg and vanilla extract until well combined. On low speed, add flour mixture and crystalized ginger. Mix just until flour disappears. Refrigerate dough for at least 1 hour.
2) Remove dough from refrigerator and preheat oven to 350ºF. Shape dough into 1½ tablespoon balls. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 9-10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely before filling.
3) For the cinnamon filling, using an electric mixer, cream icing sugar, butter, milk, vanilla extract and cinnamon until fluffy. Assemble whoopee pies by spreading 1-2 tablespoons of filling on flat side of a cookie, then top with the flat side of a second cookie. Refrigerate until filling firms up slightly.

Makes 26 cookies, 13 moon pies More

EASY DESSERT RECIPE - Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

EASY DRINK RECIPES - 3 Ginger Beer Cocktails


We`re spicing things up for fall with three easy and boozy Ginger Beer Cocktails! From the traditional Moscow Mule and Dark & Stormy to a zesty Lemon Cocktail, we have drinks to get you through sweater weather.

1. STRAWBERRY BASIL MOSCOW MULE

Ingredients:

3 fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
3 fresh basil leaves, torn
2 tsp fresh lime juice
2 oz vodka
Crushed ice
Ginger beer

Fresh strawberry, for garnish
Fresh basil, for garnish

Directions:

1) In a tumbler, muddle strawberries, basil and lime juice. Stir in vodka and add crushed ice filling the glass ¾ full.
2) Top with ginger beer and garnish with strawberries and basil.

Serves 1

2. LEMON GINGER COCKTAIL

Ingredients:

1 small sprig fresh rosemary, chopped
2 slices fresh ginger, peeled
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1½ oz gin
Ginger beer

Rosemary sprig, for garnish
Lemon slices, for garnish

Directions:

1) Using a tall glass, muddle rosemary, ginger slices and lemon juice.
2) Fill glass with ice and stir in gin.
3) Top with ginger beer and garnish with rosemary and lemon slices.

Serves 1

3. DARK & STORMY COCKTAIL

Ingredients:

2 tsp fresh lime juice
3 dashes bitters
2 oz dark rum
Ginger beer

Lime wedge, for garnish

Directions:

1) Fill a tall glass with ice.
2) Pour lime juice, bitters and rum over the ice.
3) Top with ginger beer, stir and garnish with lime wedge.

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EASY DRINK RECIPES - 3 Ginger Beer Cocktails