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Three ginger-flavored treats that satisfy (and soothe).
The Ginger People Gin Gins Super Ginger Caramels
Marketed as “the traveler’s candy,” these all-natural chewy bites could appropriately be called “an Ironman’s best friend,” as they can be found in many special needs bags for soothing an upset stomach. We loved the caramel flavor mixed with the intense ginger, as it balances the strong spiciness without being too sweet. The individually packaged candies, made with fresh ginger, are also great for a wake-up-the-senses lift during a long day, and contain
just 10 calories per piece.
$2.69 for 3-ounce bag, Gingerpeople.com
Honey Stinger Organic Gingersnap Waffle
Our favorite Honey Stinger Organic Waffle flavor to date, it nails the gingersnap flavor, with just a hint of spice. The organic ingredients such as honey, molasses, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg combine into a moist but not greasy nosh, perfect on a fall ride. In each waffle are 160 calories and 21 grams of carbs.
Mary’s Gone Crackers Ginger Snaps Cookies
Satisfy your sweet tooth in good conscience with these vegan, gluten-free ginger snap cookies, made with healthful ingredients like chia seeds and ginger root. Their wholesome makeup doesn’t detract from their flavor—each crunchy cookie has a rich, spicy-sweet ginger flavor we loved. In each three-cookie serving are 140 calories, 23 grams of carbs and 1 gram of protein.
$4.99 for 5.5-ounce box, Marysgonecrackers.com
When crushed up, these ginger snaps make an awesome pastry crust. Find the recipe for a delicious holiday dessert, Mary’s Ginger Tangerine Tart, here.