This is going to sound crazy. And I have no scientific proof. But I think the fresh ginger must have anti-depressant qualities. When I am feeling a bit off, nothing fixes me up quite as well. Somehow all of the senses are stimulated. I feel a little more awake, a little taller, a little more alive. This recipe is not original. See thepioneerwoman.com
Here is my favorite Asian Salad dressing. What you put in on is up to you. It is good, really good.
2 - 3 T. Sesame Oil
3T olive oil
8 T soy sauce
1/3 c. brown sugar
3 T. fresh ginger, grated finely
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pablano pepper. Seeds and membrane removed and pepper finely chopped
Combine ingredients and refrigerate.