Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Adult Swim: Come on in!

Young Woman Swimming in a Pool

Ah, the dog days of summer are upon us. What better way to cool off and move more than with a quick swim? Our family enjoys belonging to a community pool, and I especially love including outdoor swimming in my fitness routine. However, I must admit that I’ve been baffled…
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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: Bell Pepper & Vidalia Onion Strata

Vidalia Onion in field

Bell pepper and Vidalia Onion Strata is a great way to put together a quick brunch. The combination of eggs and vegetables is an excellent source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. UGA operates the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in southeast Georgia near Lyons in Toombs County. Fertility studies…
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Go: Sweep the ‘Hooch

hooch sweep

Saturday, April 7, 9 am – noon Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Newnan Partner with Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee River keepers and the National Park Service for the sixth annual Sweep the Hooch. This massive cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Space is limited,…
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Recipe: Hawaiian Huli Chicken

chicken skewer

With temperatures heating up, we’re ready to put away our crock pot and give up warm stews, but early spring rain showers and fluctuating temperatures (44 degrees this morning, 75 this afternoon?!), can make grilling inconvenient too. What to do? Use that broiler! You can get chargrilled without the charcoal, and summer…
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March is National Nutrition Month

American Heart Association logo

Since March is National Nutrition Month, we wanted to share some healthy eating tips from the American Heart Association. What is a healthy diet and how much should you eat? The Easy Way to Eat Healthy A healthy eating pattern is about smart choices.  The American Heart Association suggests these…
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Go: Spring Break: 10 Ways to Get Families Outdoors

Spring Break kids kayak

With Spring Break just around the corner, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites offer many ways for families to enjoy the outdoors on a budget. From sleeping under the stars to paddling under a full moon, Georgia’s State Parks have vacations for all ages. Below are ten ideas for a…
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