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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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Who Inspires You?

Mike and Lola Beggs at the top of the St. Simons Island Lighthouse, January 2019. I am incredibly blessed to have both of my parents fairly nearby and an active part of our family’s lives. They are a constant source of encouragement and joy to us and many others who…
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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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Recipe: White Chili

Chicken and White Bean Chili

This white chili recipe is the perfect way to warm up a cold, rainy winter day. It uses chicken, which is Georgia’s largest agricultural commodity, with a $4.4 billion dollar value. Ingredients  Yield: 10 servings 4 cups white beans (cooked, see recipe) 1 tbsp oil oil 2 red peppers, chopped…
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Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan Cheese

If you have never eaten winter squash, they are in season right now! Don’t miss a delicious and nutritious treat. Winter squash differs from summer squash because it has a thicker skin and seeds that are removed before it is eaten. Keep squash in a cool, dry place on a thick pad of newspaper. Refrigerators…
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