Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Log it to lose it!

Food journal

What is self-monitoring? Self-monitoring is when you write down what you eat and how much exercise you do. Self-monitoring helps you be more aware of your behaviors and see where you might need to make changes to improve your health. For example, if you write what you eat down for…
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Enjoy fresh Georgia Grown Blueberries now!

Blueberries

Blueberries are consistently listed as one of the top ten superfoods. A superfood is a food that is rich in compounds considered beneficial to a person’s health. Buying, storing and freezing blueberries is a simple way to eat healthy while supporting Georgia farmers.
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Recipe: Mango Berry Rotini Salad

mango berry salad

Mango, berries, spinach, and feta cheese make for a colorful twist on pasta salad, with the perfect balance of sweet and tangy. Ingredients 1 cup (4 oz) whole-wheat rotini pasta, uncooked 1 ripe mango 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 2 cups Fresh Baby Spinach 1/2 cup reduced-fat feta cheese   For the vinaigrette: 3 tablespoons extra…
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Recipe: Zesty Whole Grain Salad

Enjoy spring produce with this nutritious, low-calorie salad made with quinoa, pecans and kale or spinach. Ingredients 2 cups whole grain (brown rice, Kamut™, quinoa) 2 tablespoons oil (canola or vegetable) 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey Salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 apples, chopped 1/2…
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Go: Ga State Park Clubs & Rewards

Love a challenge? Georgia State Parks have four “clubs” that encourage you to get out and explore while checking off a list. Take on these quests at your own pace; there’s no time limit. New for 2019!  Get your club t-shirt when you join, so you can wear it while exploring. After turning…
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Recipe: Winter Crisp

We have a feeling this recipe will hit the spot for most our readers. On a week with projected snow, a warm treat is just the thing to keep our spirits up. We like this dessert because it’s low in fat and contains ingredients that sweeten the treat without hiking…
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Rainy Day Walking

Does this rainy weather have you down? Finding it tough to get motivated to get those steps in? A few of our loyal Walk Georgia advocates took over a conference room during lunch this week so we could continue to walk and avoid the weather. Think about places that may…
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