Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Recipe: Peanut Snack Mix

Peanut Snack Mix

This week’s recipe features Georgia’s official state crop: peanuts! The state is the number one producer of peanuts in the United States, providing more than 45 percent of the country’s peanut crop each year. These little legumes are a powerful source of monounsaturated fats – the type of fat that…
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Recipe: Dirty Rice with Field Peas

Rice and Field Peas

This week we’re focusing on a crop that’s harvested between May and October in Georgia – field peas! Field peas have been used in the South for over three hundred years. They were first grown in the rice and corn fields to add nitrogen back into the soil. These crops…
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Recipe: Apple and Chicken Salad

Apple and Chicken Salad

The months of July to November are apple-harvesting season in Georgia; and this is a great time to incorporate the fruit into your dishes! Apples are a good way to regulate your blood sugar. They are packed with micronutrients called polyphenols. These nutrients control the glucose-insulin balance in your body. Also, apples…
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Recipe: 1-2-3 Peach Cobbler

peach cobbler and ice cream

The state of Georgia is known for its peach production. Franciscan monks first introduced the fruit to Georgia in 1571, and the state is now one of top four peach producing states. Also, the World’s Largest Peach Cobbler is made each year at the Georgia Peach Festival in Fort Valley!…
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Recipe: 5 A Day Salad

Five-A-Day Salad

Eating salad is tasty way to get your daily servings of vegetables. This 5 a day salad gets its name from the fact that each serving of this salad gives you five total servings of veggies! That means you can make this salad at the beginning of the week, and then…
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Recipe: Black Bean Wrap with Jicama-Grilled Corn Salsa

bell peppers

Summer means bell pepper harvesting, and that’s what Walk Georgia is focusing on this week. Despite being available all year, the general consensus is that bell peppers are tastiest during the summer! These peppers are a great source of Vitamin E and antioxidants. Both of these nutrients boost the immune system…
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Recipe: Indian Succotash


Corn is the star of this delicious Indian Succotash recipe! In fact, the word succotash refers to the use of corn and lima beans as the primary ingredients of this dish — and with good reason! Corn is an important source of magnesium, while lima beans contain fiber and carbohydrates….
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