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Recipe: New Potato Salad

For kids, the highlight of Easter is a basket of chocolate and jelly beans, but for adults the highlight is Easter lunch (or brunch!). Every year the delicious side dishes seem to spread as far as the eye can see. Choosing (and cooking) can be hard, so this year we are voting for simplicity…
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Recipe: Peanut Butter Hummus

This recipe had us at peanut butter, but if anyone suggests a way to combine salty AND sweet in one healthy treat, please count us in. This easy-to-make dish is the perfect after-school snack and can be enjoyed with regular pita chips, cinnamon pita chips, or our favorite suggestion, sweet potato…
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Go: Hunting and Hopping…

Easter egg hunts are definitely our favorite part of Easter. They are also a fun and creative way to get you and your family moving! Georgia State Parks all over the state are hosting their own Easter egg hunts and events (including the famous annual hunt at Roosevelt’s Little White House), so you’re sure to…
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Recipe: Jamaican Jerk Chicken

As someone who has grown up eating chicken for most of their life, I can tell you that it gets old cycling through the same old recipes that call for baking, grilling, and frying. But have no fear! This jerk chicken recipe will put an end to boring chicken dinners….
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Go: Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation was the site of a booming rice farm in Brunswick, GA during the early 1800s. Family members have kept the plantation open as a historic site. The trails that criss-cross the plantation are great for anyone who loves walking and hiking! Many of these trails overlook the beautiful…
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Active Mom’s Monthly Message: Where do you Move More?

By Maria Bowie, Walk Georgia Program Director The perfect weather of late reminded me about some fantastic local outdoor destinations for ‘moving more’ that we often overlook. One of my favorite spots in the Athens area is the State Botanical Garden. Recent trips with my daughter and son reminded me…
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