Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Recipe: Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

We’d be remiss if we didn’t let you in on our favorite Thanksgiving dish! This version is our go-to because it is loaded with nutrients instead of marshmallows. And nutrient-rich carbohydrates, like sweet potatoes, are the perfect fuel for physical activity (flag football, anyone?). We hope you have a very…
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Recipe: Berry Special Pork Chops

One week from today, we’ll be waking up from tryptophan-induced naps and looking into the refrigerator for round 3 of leftovers. If you have leftovers, but are a little tired of turkey, this recipe is definitely for you… Berry Special Pork Chops 4 – 4 ounce loin chops, trimmed of fat 1⁄4…
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How to Get Involved in Walk Georgia This Month

Have you logged onto Walk Georgia this month? If so, you’re already supporting a healthy Georgia, but if you want to get involved in a Walk Georgia event, then make sure to check out the upcoming events below! Last week, we had an amazing Fall Family Fun Day & 5K race at…
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Gobble Gobble: Which Pie Has the Most Sugar?

It’s Thanksgiving and you’ve had your fill of turkey and ham (eh-ehm, the family comedian/brother-in-law). We know you’re about to work off some steam with some fun touch football and a fall walk, but first: pie. Since your blood pressure already may be high, you need to keep your blood sugar low….
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The Race to the Weekend!

We’re almost there… University of Georgia Cooperative Extension’s Walk Georgia program will host a Fall 5k and Family Fun Day on November 14 in partnership with Elijah Clark State Park, located about 30 miles northwest of Augusta on Clarks Hill Lake near Lincolnton. The event will begin at noon with…
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Recipe: Smothered Greens

There’s nothing we love more than ordering something “smothered and covered”, but our waistline doesn’t seem to agree… Enter this phenomenal take on a staple in the comfort food cantata. You may have other plans for your leftover turkey next week, but we just love the recipe below! Using smoked turkey…
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